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Bryan Berry

Jazz Tap Dancer

My Jazz Story

I love jazz because...of the surprise, the Improvisation and the hard bop swing. I was first exposed to jazz...Through tap dance at 12 years old. I met [musician name]...Met and played with Benny Golson The best show I ever attended was...Sonny Rollins at the Olympia in Paris and ofcourse Benny Golson at the Atrane in Berlin. The first jazz record I bought was...Birds Best Bop My advice to new listeners...LISTEN!!!! Or whatever else you have in mind.