Brian is a singer-songwriter-musician, (producer/arranger) a multi-instrumentalist who plays the trumpet, guitar, mandolin, bass, and sings lead as well as harmony vocals. His love of music has afforded him the opportunity to work as a music educator in public schools for over 20 years. Along with his solo work, Brian currently plays bass/trumpet/lead and harmony vocals with the band "Harmonious Fits" from Los Angeles, CA. Brian has opened for John Popper, recorded with members of Tower Of Power and War, and also has performed with jazz greats Steve Allen, Jeff Hamilton, Ernie Watts, Pete Christlieb, Gary Foster and Chuck Findley. The album "Now Is Good" album was nominated for a 2010 Los Angeles Music Award, and the song "Passion & Chemistry" was nominated for a 2008 Hollywood Music Award. Brian is also a member and contributing songwriter in the band "Deep Fryd" from Visalia, CA and produced the album "Deep Fryd - Bucket of Gold" which was nominated for 4 L.A. Music Awards, including "Album of the Year."