Bryan is a double APRA Silver Scroll and ISC (International Song Writing Competition) finalist whose judges included such musical heavyweights as Robert Smith, Ray Davis, Tom Waits and NZ’s own Neil Finn
His career started as the singer/songwriter from the popular NZ band Dead Flowers which achieved numerous NZ top ten chart placing’s since being signed in the early nineties. He has been a member of the Jordan Luck band since its formation in 2000, he is the musical director for the award winning Australian kids show ‘123 Tree’ and has a pregnant portfolio of production work of both signed and unsigned acts spanning the last ten years.
Bryan’s song writing and production has also achieved success in the commercial sector writing and producing television commercial campaigns for BMW, Air New Zealand, L&P, Schick, and TV3’s Rugby World Cup TVC.
“There exists in New Zealand a small handful of singer/songwriters who have the potential to rival the best ‘international’ artists. Bryan Bell is one of that elite group of unusually talented songwriters. He has talent to burn, and given his unflagging focus and commitment to his art Bryan Bell will go on to produce some of this country’s finest musical achievements” – Eddie Raynor (Crowded House/Split Enz)