Artist Catalog

Brian Lynch

Brian Lynch (September 12, 1956, Urbana, Illinois) is a Grammy Award-winning jazz trumpeter. He has been a member of Eddie Palmieri's Afro-Caribbean Jazz group, as well as leading his own groups and appearing with various other bands including the "Latin Side of Miles" project he leads with trombonist Conrad Herwig.

In recent years Lynch has worked with Buena Vista Social Club alumnus Barbarito Torres, recorded with dance remixers Joe Claussell, Little Louie Vega and the influential Latin alternative group Yerba Buena. He arranged for Japanese pop star Mika Nakashima and producer Shinichi Osawa, has written string charts for Phil Woods, and has played with such pop luminaries as Maxwell, Prince, and Sheila E.

On February 11, 2007, Brian Lynch and Eddie Palmieri won the Grammy Award for Best Latin Jazz Album for Simp√°tico at the 49th Annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles.