Gavin Bryars

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Birthday
16, 1943
Birthplace
England
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
16, 1943 (age 77)
Birthplace
England

About

Double bassist who produced works in a variety of musical styles, including jazz, neoclassicism, free improvisation, minimalism, historicism, experimental music, and avant-garde.

Before Fame

He studied philosophy at Sheffield University before deciding to concentrate on music. He played in the Joseph Holbrooke Trio with guitarist Derek Bailey and drummer Tony Oxley.

Trivia

His earlier work was heavily influenced by the indeterminist minimalism that John Cage made popular.

Family Life

He fathered two children with his wife Anna Tchernakova and also had two children from a previous marriage.

Associated With

He collaborated with producer Brian Eno on numerous occasions.