Bryant Pugh

Musician, Songwriter, Producer

Possessing the God given gift of fusing jazz and gospel, Bryant’s style is soulful, unique and expressive. Not only a recognized keyboard player and instrumentalist, Bryant is an accomplished songwriter, arranger and producer.

Since 1989, he has been playing professionally, producing, writing and touring with artists including Richard Smallwood, Yolanda Adams, Hawkins Family, Patti Labelle, O’Jays, Kelly Price, Donnie McClurkin. Deborah Cox, Kirk Whalum and many other artist.

Having performed several times on the Jenny Jones Show, Bryant has served as a Musical Director for numerous theatrical productions and debuted his first play he’s written entitled “The White Room” in 2011. He served as the keyboardist for the Philadelphia 76ers Basketball Team home game band and

made recordings for the Smithsonian Institute. In addition to his entrepreneurial ventures, Bryant is President of Soul Searchers Group, LLC who has produced D’Atra Hicks. Bryant was also the 2009 Steve Harvey Hoodie Awards Winner, for Best Church Choir, Sharon Baptist Church.  He also produced the Sharon Baptist Choir project entitled “Sing A New Song”, Bryant serves as Minister of Music at the Philadelphia based Sharon Baptist Church, and Musical Director for Richard Smallwood & Vision.

Bryant’s debut CD, entitled “Peaceful Place”, is an impassioned blend of gospel and contemporary jazz instrumental tunes featuring arrangements of the hymns, “What A Friend We Have in Jesus”, “God Will Take Care of You” and an up-tempo arrangement of “Wade in the Water”. His fluid jazz style has been enhanced with tracks that include vocals that add yet another dimension to this project. Bryant’ is currently working on his much anticipated sophomore project due to be released in 2019. A native of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Bryant began playing the piano at the tender age of 14 and by 16 he was playing for his high school’s jazz band. He further studied at the Settlement School of Music and later Temple University. Bryant is also a licensed Realtor, Photographer and he resides in Sicklerville, NJ.  Bryant is a world traveler and the hobbies that he is passionate about include: motorcycles, boating, chess, bowling and cooking.