February 20th, 2023 10pm Stage 3
Bryan Cowan – baritone saxophone and electronics
Evan Amoroso – trombone
Brad Kang – guitar
Sam Towse – synthesizers
Quinton Cain – drums
Like watching a toy space ship commercial on a pixel bled CRT television Lava Life presents the music of saxophonist Bryan Cowan as an act of retro sci-fi escapism.
Bryan Cowan is a New York City based saxophonist/Multi-instrumentalist and producer. Exposed to a wide variety of genres and artists at an early age Bryan’s career has been no less varied than his influences. From performing on stage with artists like G. Love & The Special Sauce to playing bari sax
with the Charles Mingus Orchestra. At age 17 Bryan appeared on his first record “Good Luck Hornet - Live at the Boiler Room” and in the 8 years since has appeared on several dozen records as a player, producer, recording, mixing and mastering engineer. These records span from playing woodwinds in Rap Artist Khemist’s 2020 album “Khemtrails” to producing Diana is Calling’s 2022 album ‘Poison”. His compositions span from Electronica, to folk, to modern jazz and live entangled within many musical paradigms.