More About Brian

Author

In 2002 Brian wrote “Entertainment Connection Career Guidebook, Volume 1“. This book outlines the major steps artists should take to start their career, manage a band, and find work as professional artists. Through the book, he shares his experiences as a performer, band manager, agent, and consultant.

Agent

Brian manages and performs regularly with: “The TnL Band“, “The Nexus Rock Band“, “Koh Haruach Klezmer Band / The New Klezmer Quintet“, “The Jazz Connection“, and “The Choper Jazz Project”.

Brian promotes many bands besides those he performs with. Some of these include: “St8ofGrace”, “New York Minute”, “2 and a Bass”, “The Liverpool Beat” and a host of Duos, Trios and Quartets.

Accomplishments and Awards

Produced the Number 2 selling album in 1997 on the folk charts “What A Machaya”

Brian was featured on this album, rated #2 worldwide in Moment Magazine (1997)

Selected to participate in the international music festival in Safed, Israel (1992)

1st Drummer to play with Capital Klezmers (at the time 1 of 3 in the country)(1987)

Won 1st Prize at the Vienna International Music Festival for classic timpani (1983)

Discography/Thunder Records

Unexpected Joy – The New Klezmer Quintet – Live in Concert with Ramon Tasat; The New Klezmer Quintet (2008)

Kol Haruach – Live in Concert Klezmer and Jazz – Together at Last; The Kol Haruach Klezmer Band (2005)

In the Beginning…Bereshit – The New Klezmer Quintet (2004)

An Evening for You; The Jazz Connection (2004)

Tap Your Feet to a Jewish Beat; Sally Heckelman (2002)

What a Machaya; Machaya Klezmer Band (1996)

Machaya Klezmer Band; Machaya Klezmer Band (1993)