Drummer, Producer and Bandleader, Jason Lee Bruns (b. 1979) leads Los Angeles-based jazz-pop ensemble Bruns & Baché.  They have performed for “Jazz at LACMA”, top L.A. venues including Catalina Jazz Club, Vibrato, and Vitello’s, as well as two Japan Tours.


Bruns is the founder of the Campbell Hall World Music and Recording Arts programs. There he is the musical director of two 18-piece steel bands, a 26-member world drumming ensemble, and three levels of Recording Arts, which includes an AVID ProTools Certification. 

Bruns has self-produced twelve 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 for inspiration.

2 Top-10 Charts

12 Albums as Leader

2 Japan Tours

9 Regions Studied

Grammy Voter

2 Masters in Music

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Movie Soundtrack

Recorded at the famous Sunset Sound in Hollywood, CA — “Ballroom” movie soundtrack was produced, mixed and mastered by BRUNS featuring original arrangements by Kevin Baché.  Special guests include a track featuring flute by Katisse Buckingham (Anchorman and Minions 1 and 2 ), Kleber Jorge on Brazilian guitar (Rio 1 and 2, Sergio Mendez), and backing vocals by Amy Keys (Phil Collins’ singer).  Check out the movie’s website here.


13 songs recorded by the Bruns & Baché all-star lineup at the famous East West Studio Two (e.g. Red Hot Chili Peppers, Beach Boys, Whitney Houston, Metallica) on Sunset Blvd., in Hollywood, California. These songs will be a part of the group’s next three releases including a 6 song L.P. of all originals entitled “Get Back”, a 5 song Cuban-inspired tribute E.P. entitled “Tribute con Salsa” featuring Andy Garcia on bongos, and a two sided/song 45 RPM Holiday vinyl.


  • 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
NEW EP "Get Back" - Limited vinyl pressing available![Listen / Purchase HERE]