The great guitarist Kenny Burrell wrote, “Freddie Bryant is a brilliant young guitarist and composer.” Freddie is currently in demand in the New York jazz scene where he works with Ben Riley’s Monk Legacy, the Mingus Orchestra and his own group, KALEIDOSCOPE . With their new CD “Live Grooves…Epic Tales”, Kaleidoscope draws from Brazilian, Latin and African rhythms, along with a healthy dose of American roots Gospel groove, Blues and New Orleans jam music. Freddie, who lived and played in the Valley for a time, released his 7th CD last year entitled “Dreamscape”. He has recorded and/or played with Tom Harrell, D.D. Jackson, Steve Wilson, Kevin Hays, Brad Mehldau, Chris Potter, bassist Avishai Cohen, Rosanna Vitro, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Sheila Jordan, Randy Brecker, David Sanchez, Joshua Redman, Wynton Marsalis, Max Roach, Lonnie Smith, Eliane Elias and many others.