Bryan Cooper






What is music to you? What does it give you?

The only way I stay sane. It's an oulet all of my emotions to shine through my otherwise "subdued" demeanor. "There's two things you can't live without. Water and Music." -Quincy Jones

What is your music dream?

To be able to live without financial burden of producing what I love. being a musician is the only thing I can imagine being a constant.

If you could change the world - what would you start with?

to show that every human deserves the respect of truth

Which is the most memorable song from your childhood?

The eye of the hurricane - Herbie Hancock

Who are your favorite musical artists or bands?

Ben Wendel, Brad Mehldau, John Coltrane

What inspires you to make music?

They Happiness I feel when consumed by music

What is the message you want to send with your music?

Nothing specific. to convey any feeling or emotion of the time

How do you feel when you perform in front of an audience?

Grateful to have people listening intently to the art being displayed. visible or audible reactions from the audience are the best

How do you see the musicians’ reality nowadays? What could be improved?

I wish people saw how essential our profession is. I wish our pay was reflective of that. And most of all, an acknowledgement of our hard work from the audience or those who have employed us.

What do you think of Drooble?

It seems like a great hub for musicians to communicate

What frustrates you most as a musician?

How difficult it can be to hone our skills. nothing that is easy is worth doing

Do you support your local scene as a fan? How?

Yes. I love to see my friends shows all the time if i'm free

What qualities should a musician nowadays have in order to get their music heard by a larger audience?

the ability to surpass their own fear

Share some awesome artists that we’ve never heard of.

Michael Mayo, Sean Harrison, Ben Wendel, Gilad Hekselman, David Binney, Knower