Paul Bryant HomepageX     Paul Bryant Blues GuitaristFormer member of: Canned Heat King Ernest Band Luke & The Locomotives James "Supe" Bradshaw Band PeeWee Crayton Band William Clarke Band Smokey Wilson Band Paul's New CD "It's About Time" is Available NOW!!! To Purchase a CD, click on the link below: Download MP3's at CD Baby. Hear 'snippets' of all eleven tracks!   A premier Blues guitarist from Los Angeles,  Paul is highly regarded as an authentic Blues player. He is proficient in all styles of  Blues and is a leading innovator of  West Coast Swing and Jump. Paul got his first "break" in 1982, when "PeeWee" Crayton asked him to join his band. During this period he got a real education, working with such Blues greats as "Big Joe" Turner, Eddie "Cleanhead" Vinson, Lowell Fulson, Lee Allen, Guitar Shorty, Joe Houston, and Harmonica Fats. Paul hit the National Blues Scene in 1986 as Grand Prize Winners of the Long Beach Blues Festival Talent Search, with "Luke & The Locomotives," a band he co-founded with Audioquest Recording Artist Robert Lucas. Since then, he has toured internationally with  "Canned Heat", William Clarke,  King Ernest, Robert Lucas, "Luke & The Locomotives," and Smokey Wilson,  to name a few. Paul can be heard on the "Luke & The Locomotives" CD release by Audioquest Records, as well as the Robert Lucas CD release, "Layaway," also on Audioquest Records. He can be heard on the King Ernest CD release, "King of Hearts," on Evidence Records, the Jimmy Morello CD release, "Can't Be Denied," on JSP Records, and the Lester Butler CD release "13", on High Tone Records. Paul has also shared the stage with Carey Bell,  Frankie Lee Sims, Finis Tasby, "Big Daddy" Kinsey, Johnny Dyer, Frank Frost, Lester Davenport, A.C. Reed,Charlie Musselwhite, George Thoroughgood, James "Supe" BradshawHenry Butler, Mitch Kashmar, Johnny Rivers, and many others. Critics Reviews "Guitarist Paul Bryant - This guy can tear it up" Baltimore Blues Society, Tony Miller "Paul Bryant is a tasteful lead guitarist who shaped his solos with concise phrasing and an ear for tonal variation" L.A. Times, Mike Boehm "Special mention should be made of the strong lead guitar work of Paul Bryant" Phoenix Blues Society, Lee Poole "One of L.A.'s most versatile, and engaging, Blues guitarists" At Club Level, Pete Brooks "A truly refreshing guitarist who can absolutely tear it up. Paul Bryant can play the Blues with the best of them" The Blues News, Jay Egenes Festival Highlights Wisconsin Apple River Blues Festival * Whee Festival, Thorville, Ohio Redondo Beach Blues Festival * Chicago B.L.U.E.S. August Fest Eureka Springs Blues Festival * Saskatchewan Jazz Festival Hall of Fame Blues Festival * Waterfront Blues Festival Texas Alley Blues Festival * Winthrop Blues Festival Belmont Blues Festival * Pocono Blues Festival Sweden Rock Festival * Doheny Blues Festival Great British R & B Festival, Colne, England St. Louis Blues Festival * Big Time Blues Festival Osoppe Festival, Italy * Lubeck Open Air Festival, Germany Huntington Beach Blues Summit * Long Beach Blues Festival DuMaurier Jazz Festival * Belgian BluesNight Festival Belgium Rhythm & Blues Festival, Antwerp, Belgium Schlob Eicks Watercastle, Kommern-Eicks, Germany Nelson Ledges Quarry Park Festival, Nelson, Ohio Blues 2000 Festival, Great Gorge, New Jersey Tallahassee Fall Fever "Railroad Square" North Dakota Rockin' The Hills Festival Havelbaude Open Air Festival, Berlin Venue Highlights Tornado Alley - Wheaton, Maryland The Dinosaur BBQ - Syracuse, New York The Knickerbocker Saloon - Lafayette, Indiana Dave's Famous BBQ - Minneapolis House of Blues - Los Angeles, Ca House of Blues - Boston Slim's - San Francisco Club Lingerie - Hollywood      Cabooze - Minneapolis Mother's - San Luis Obispo, Ca The Dead Goat - Salt Lake City The Motor Lounge - Detroit McKenna's - Omaha Fly Me To The Moon Saloon - Telluride, Co The Back Room - Del Ray Beach, Florida The Rhythm Room - Phoenix, Az JJ's - San Jose, Ca The Zoo Room - Lincoln, Nebraska Tobacco Road - Washington D.C. Blind Willie's - Atlanta Slippery Noodle - Indianapolis Cafe Boogaloo - Hermosa Beach, Ca BLUES - Chicago Bisquits & Blues - San Francisco Theodore's - Springfield, Mass. Dandelion Pub - Porland, Oregon Manny's - New York The Zephyr Club - Salt Lake City Harpo's - Eugene, Oregon Jambalaya - Arcata, Ca VZD - Oklahoma City Rick's Cafe - Ann Arbor, Michigan Patrick's II - San Diego The Coach House - San Juan Capistrano, Ca The Heritage - Dana Point, Ca Blue Cat Blues - Dallas Billy Blues - San Antonio Wilbert's - Cleveland Grizzly Rose - Denver, Colorado Third Street Live - Cedar Rapids, Iowa The Tap Room - Duluth, Minnesota Feather Falls Casino - Oroville, Ca The Delta King - Sacramento The Rynborn - New Hamphsire Up and Under - Milwaukee Sebastian Beach Inn - Melbourne Beach, Florida Tortuga's - Jacksonville Beach, Florida Bogart's - Long Beach, Ca The Roadhouse - Rancho Cordova, Ca Backstasge - Seattle The Blue Cafe - Long Beach, Ca B.B. King's - Los Angeles, Ca Hop City - Anaheim, Ca Key Largo - Portland, Oregon Blind Melon's - San Diego The Yale - Vancouver, B.C. Good Times - Eugene, Oregon Mark Anthony's - Ashland, Oregon West 4 Main - Spokane J and J Blues Bar - Ft.Worth Chester's Place - Fayetteville, Arkansas Mojo Jack's - Toledo The Music Machine - Los Angeles Park Place - Columbia, Mo Ribco - Rock Island, Indiana Herman's Hideaway - Denver Double Diamond - Aspen, Co BW3 - Steamboat Springs, Co Chez What - Santa Fe, New Mexico Cushing Street - Tucson, Arizona The Spot - Wichita Nolaz - Prescott, Az The Grand Emporium - Kansas City The Hollywood Palace - Hollywood The Fox Theatre - Bakersfield, California The Crossroads - Yucaipa, California The Whitehorse Saloon - Spirit Lake, Idaho Sidekick's - La Crosse, Wisconsin The Ballard Firehouse - Seattle, Washington Hollywood Taxi - Springfield, Oregon The Alligator Lounge - Breckenridge, Colorado The Belly-Up - Solana Beach, Ca Caravan of Dreams - Ft. Worth, Texas Louie's Beacon Ballroom - Blaine, Washington Casey's - Billings, Montana The Top Hat - Missoula, Montana The Swan Cafe - Seattle The Hard Rock Cafe - Memphis, Tennessee Nathan P. Murphy's - Springfield, Missouri The Blue Loon - Fairbanks, Alaska North Shore Bar & Grill - Bingen, Washington The Firehouse - St. Louis, Missouri The Crossroads Cafe - Huntsville, Alabama Skipper's Smokehouse - Tampa, Florida Johnny Reb's - Los Angeles Buddy Guy's Legends - Chicago Sisco's -Taylor, Michigan Brendan's - Denver Boothill - Daytona Beach, Florida The Lyric Theater - Stuart, Florida Knickerbockers - Lincoln, Nebraska Neon's - Cincinatti, Ohio The Brook - Southampton, England The Robin - Dudley, England Astoria II - London Millenium - Teramo, Italy Auditorim Del Teatro Mediterraneo - Naples, Italy Schuur Luzern - Lucerne, Switzerland Muhle Hunziken - Bern, Switzerland Meisenfrei - Bremen, Germany Gasthof Luttewitz - Luttewitz, Germany Petofi Hall - Budapest, Hungary Binario Zero - Milan, Italy Don't Stop Now!!! Click on the links below to finish your visit... Paul is a former member of "Canned Heat" To view the tour schedule of this legendary band, click on the links below: The Official "Canned Heat" Home Page: Home of the Legendary Woodstock Band, "Canned Heat"! The Harvey Mandel Home Page: Home of Guitar Legend, and good friend, Harvey "The Snake" Mandel! Thanks for visiting and...Don't ...Forget!...To Boogie!  This The Official Blues Ring site is owned by: Paul Bryant . [ Previous 5 Sites | Skip Previous | Previous | Next | Skip Next | Next 5 Sites | Random Site | List Sites ] Designed and Created by Paul Bryant with Netscape Composer Gold    
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