Dennis Bryon was born in Cardiff, Wales. Dennis started playing drums at the age of 14 and quickly rose to distinction among the local musicians. He went on to form the band Amen Corner with legendary guitarist Andy Fairweather Low. Amen Corner was one of the most successful European bands in the late sixties, with hits such as Gin House Blues, Bend Me Shape Me, Well Fly High In The Sky, If Paradise Is Half As Nice, Hello Susie, Living In A World Of Broken Hearts and At Last I’ve Found Someone To Love.
After Amen Corner disbanded, Dennis auditioned for and became a member of The Bee Gees in 1973. With Dennis on the drums, the Bee Gees went on to become one of the most successful recording acts of all time; with the Grammy award-winning Saturday Night Fever album, Dennis Bryon became the only drummer in history (other than Ringo) to have five songs in the top ten Billboard chart simultaneously. Dennis played drums on nine number one records, many hits and spent 188 weeks on the Billboard Top 100. These include:
Jive Talkin’, Nights On Broadway, You Should Be Dancin’, How Deep Is Your Love, Children Of The World, Stayin’ Alive, Night Fever, Love So Right, Fanny (Be Tender With My Love, More Than A Woman, If I Can’t Have You, Tragedy, Spirits (Having Flown), Too Much Heaven, Love You Inside Out and Desire.
Today Dennis is living in Nashville, Tennessee and is enjoying studio session work, live performance and promoting his memoir, "You Should Be Dancing" which was released in August, 2015. Dennis is also an established songwriter, having co-written many songs including a song featured on the NBC series "Swingtown" in 2009. He is also half of the instrumental duo "Strong & Bryon" which produced several albums including "Heart of the Ocean" (2002) and #94 "Serene Noel" (2003).
Artists he has written, recorded or performed with include:
Barbra Streisand, Kenny Rodgers, Jimmy Hendrix, Andy Gibb, Jan Pulsford, June Pointer, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Nigel Pulsford, Jerry Lee Merritt, Tony Joe White, Michael Snow, David Schnaufer, The Italian Bee Gees, Brian McDade, Jo Anne Kelly, Robin Gibb, Melanie, Barry Gibb, Cathryn Creig, Laura Taylor, Maurice Gibb, Kayte Strong, Brian Willoughby, Chris Pelcer, Dave Edmunds, Rhodes Charmers and Rhodes, Jimmy Ruffin, Ish Ladesma, Andy Fairweather Low, Yvonne Elliman, Richard Wold, Bill Lloyd, Steve Marriot.
Dennis is endorsed by Drum Muff.