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Bryant, Ray [Raphael Homer ]locked

  • Steve Larson
  •  and Barry Kernfeld


(b Philadelphia, Dec 24, 1931; d Queens, Jun 2, 2011). American pianist and composer, brother of Tommy Bryant. His mother and sister played piano, which he took up at the age of seven, studying classical music. He learned double bass while in junior high school and began playing jazz piano when he was 14, when he joined the musicians’ union. In ...

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