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David Bryson (born November 5, 1961)[1] is a guitarist and vocalist for Counting Crows. He was a student of guitarist Joe Satriani. Prior to forming Counting Crows with Adam Duritz, he produced recordings by Duritz and his band, The Himalayans, from San Francisco, California. He formed Counting Crows with Duritz in San Francisco in 1991.[2]

David Bryson
David Bryson in 1987, playing with Mr Dog
Background information
Birth nameDavid Bryson
Born (1961-11-05) November 5, 1961 (age 57)
GenresAlternative rock
Rock and Roll
Occupation(s)Singer-songwriter, Guitarist, Engineer, Record producer
InstrumentsGuitar, Vocalist
Years active1991-present
Associated actsCounting Crows Mr.Bungle

Bryson owned and operated Dancing Dog Studios, a 16-track facility located in the warehouse district of Emeryville, California, from the mid-1980s until it closed in 1997.[3] Many San Francisco Bay area acts recorded at Dancing Dog with Bryson producing and engineering. Bryson also recorded the Mr.Bungle tape OU818. Bryson was a member of Mr. Dog prior to co-founding Counting Crows. Before that, he was a member of the Berkeley based band The Clique, which was signed briefly to Bill Graham Management during the mid 1980s.