Bryan Carrott

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Bryan Carrott is an American jazz musician playing vibraphone and marimba.

He has recorded with Butch Morris, [1] Henry Threadgill, Dave Douglas, David "Fathead" Newman, Ralph Peterson, Steven Kroon, Greg Osby, Tom Harrell, John Lurie and The Lounge Lizards, Jay-Z and others. [2]

Carrott is an assistant professor and coordinator of percussion instruction at Five Towns College. [3]

Discography With Ralph Peterson

Ralph Peterson presents The Fo'tet (1991) Blue Note

Ralph Peterson's Fo'tet: Ornettology (1991) Blue Note/Somethin Else

Ralph Peterson Fo'tet: The Reclamation Project (1991) Evidence

Ralph Petersn Fo’tet: The Fo'tet Plays Monk (1997)

Ralph Peterson Jr and The Fo'tet: Back to Stay (1999)

With Muhal Richard Abrams

With Dave Douglas

With David "Fathead" Newman

With Greg Osby

With Henry Threadgill

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  1. Howard Mandel (2013-02-01). "Butch Morris, musical artist and friend, mourned widely". Retrieved 2015-06-18.
  2. "Bryan Carrott @ All About Jazz". Retrieved 2015-06-18.
  3. "Encore mallet, inc. : Bryan Carrott". Archived from the original on 2015-08-14. Retrieved 2015-06-18.