Drummer | Producer | Bandleader Photo Credit: Mike Quain


Drummer, Producer and Bandleader, Jason Lee Bruns (b. 1979) leads Los Angeles-based crossover jazz ensemble, the Bruns Collective with vocalist Kevin Baché.  His band has toured Japan twice and performed for “Jazz at LACMA”.  Bruns’ group performs throughout the year at top L.A. jazz venues including Catalina Jazz Club, Vibrato, and Vitello’s.  

Bruns has produced nine albums with two on Top-10 charts and airing on 300+ radio shows nationwide, including L.A.’s KKJZ 88.1FM. He holds masters degrees in Jazz Studies (USC) and Music Production (Berklee).  Notable collaborations include Beck, Louis Price, Liane Carroll, and a Game of Thrones commercial. When not in L.A., Bruns travels the globe in search of new rhythms and inspiration.

2 Top-10 Charts

9 Albums as Leader

2 Japan Tours

7 Regions Studied

Grammy Voter

2 Masters in Music

Next Show

All shows currently postponed due to the Pandemic.  In the meantime, please check out the ALBUMS page for recordings!

News & Highlights

  • Voyage L.A. Magazine

    Featured story on Bruns

  • Jazz at LACMA premier

    Bruns Collective with Singer Kevin Baché headlines for 500+

  • New Production Studio

    Vocal Tracking, Custom Beats, and Mixing available

  • Keynote Speaker

    Music industry presenter.

  • Radio Play

    One Year on KKJZ.

  • Game of Thrones

    Congas on Game of Thrones.

  • Beck Recording

    Bruns records for Beck.

  • Alumni Profile

    Miami University Feature.

  • Published Author

    Percussion Notes Article.

  • Radio Charts

    #8 amongst top labels.

  • Drum Clinics

    College student masterclass.

  • Japan Tours

    Bruns & Baché in Japan.

  • Festival Performer

    Featured artist.

  • Album Reviews

    Cherry Ave. & LIVE

  • Commissioned Work

    Pacific Design Center


Recording Session Behind the Scenes
Live Show Highlight Reel
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