Sylvester "Sam" Bryant (US)

Paiste Artist Since Sep 1998


16" 2002 Power Crash
13" 2002 Sound Edge Hi-Hat
20" Signature Full Ride
20" 2002 Power Crash
18" 2002 Power Crash
12" Signature Micro Hat


Sam Bryant started playing drums at the age of 11 and turned professional by the age of 17. His influences in drummers range from Art Blakely, Jeff Porcaro, Steve Gadd, Dennis Chambers, and Harvey Mason just to name a few. To make a long story short, Sam has played and recorded with Kenny Wayne Shepherd for a better part of six years, and toured with some of the most famous bands and artist in America while playing with Kenny during those years.

He has also been blessed to earn a gold and platinum record during this time, along with a Grammy nod also. Sam also had the opportunity to play with Heidi Newfield (Trick Pony) in Nashville for a short tour which took him to the CMA awards in Las Vegas before heading to New York. He is now currently the drummer for singer/ songwriter artist Brandy Clark. She has written hits for Miranda Lambert, Reba McIntyre, Sheryl Crow, Jennifer Nettles and countless other country stars. She is now striking out on her own with her CD 12 Stories, that has everyone turning their heads and ears towards her.