Bryan McCann & Friends

The saxophone is the instrumental voice of smooth jazz & world music. To address this wide range of musical style saxophone virtuoso Bryan McCann has created several ensembles of the areas finest musicians. Bryan's "friends" create a wide range of musical offerings uniquely tailored to specific musical styles. The "Groove" ensemble features Derol Caraco on guitar and vocals and covers a wide range of fusion, rock & funky R & B. The "Jazz" ensemble plays at quieter venues and delivers traditional jazz standards with exceptional music accuracy and integrity. This broad spectrum of music performed with passion & taste appeals to a wide audience from classic rock dancers to the sophisticated jazz listener.

Group history

History: The Bryan's friends band grew out of a series of informal jam sessions held at Instrumental Music after-hours in 1983. These sessions soon attracted a large audiences and grew into a regular Sunday Jazz gig at the “Iron Horse” pub in Westlake. Since those early days the group has regularly entertained audiences in Ventura and Santa Barbara counties and continues to inspire audiences with accessible, passionate performances executed with the highest level music artistic integrity.

Great music for your event

Bryan and the group are available for a wide variety of engagements including: Club dates, Special Events, Civic concert events, Wine tastings & Recording Sessions. Contact: Bryan McCann at

  1. Restruant & club dates
  2. Wine tasting events
  3. Private parties
  4. Recording sessions
  5. Film music
  6. Concerts & Street fair events
  7. TV shows & more..
  8. Online virtual recording sessions