Brian has been freelancing in Calgary since high school. He graduated from the University of Calgary with a B.Sc. degree in 1981. While at U of C, he performed with Dr. Ward Cole’s Saturday Morning Jazz Lab Band. Brian has had the pleasure of private study with Bob Stroup, Ian McDougall, Bill Watrous, Alistair Kay, Bobby Shew, and Bob McChesney.
He has played with the Calgary Stampede Grandstand Band, Ice Capades, productions of South Pacific, A Chorus Line, and Tom Foolery. He was a charter member of Eric Friedenberg’s Saturday Pro Band. He has appeared with Harry Connick Jr., Red Skelton, Hal Linden, Diana Krall, Dizzy Gillespie, Joan Rivers, Lou Rawls, Holly Cole, Rosemary Clooney, P.J. Perry, Cheryl Fischer, Pepper ,4dams, Mart Kenney and k.d.Lang. He currently performs wi.th all manner of groups playing everything from weddings to the Bizarre Ball!io goes here….