Brian Pryor

Brian Pryor is an accomplished jazz trumpeter, and composer in the Central Illinois region.  He is currently on the faculty at The University of Illinois at Springfield (UIS) where he teaches Music Technology courses and directs a jazz combo.  Additionally, he tours with local ensembles as well as his own projects,  “Uptown Brass” and BP3.  Pryor also produces professional recordings for the Future street Recording group.


Below you  can find music from his first solo effort.  -”R U Ready 4 me” – The EP recorded in his home studio, is flush with R&B rhythms smooth harmonies and smart improvisation.  Copies available through Band camp.

Brian is presently working on a full length solo CD combining jazz and world music elements into a mix of textures and rhythms, that create a lush platform for his improvisatory trumpet, flugelhorn and voice.


Brian’s solo EP  recorded  for FS record GRP

R U Ready 4 me

You can buy or stream music from his EP solo work :  Just click on the Band Camp link below

Band Camp



New sounds Coming

To Be released  December 2018