Bryan Schumacker - Lead Tenor
Bryan studied at the University of Missouri-Kansas City with Tim Timmons, Gary Foster, and Hal Melia. While there, he was afforded the opportunity to play with great musicians such as Bobby Watson, Antonio Hart, Bob Brookmeyer, Paquito DeRiviera, Bill Cunliff, Kim Park, Louie Bellson, Mike Methany, and many others. Bryan graduated with a MBA, and today manages a customer service department between performances. In the past 10 years he's performed with Aretha Franklin, George Robert, Claudio Roditi, Edsel Gomez, Dick Oatts, Steve Lippia, Gil Goldstein, Anat Cohen, Alison Wedding, Ciara Civello, & Diego Urcola. Bryan can be heard on local recordings with the latin jazz group Ashanti, the John Krantz Quintet, the Max Wellman Big Band, and the Des Moines Big Band.