Brian is a drummer and music educator, as well as a co-producer, arranger and composer with both the acclaimed indie rock outfit Honor By August and the EMB3R Collective production group.  
 
With HBA and others, Brian has toured across the globe and has shared the stage with Imagine Dragons, Bon Jovi, Maroon 5, Third Eye Blind, Gavin DeGraw, Switchfoot, Jonny Lang and Bruce Hornsby, along with many others.
 
Brian's recordings have been broadcast to millions on both Sirius XM and radio stations like DC's 94.7 Fresh FM, as well as on the ABC, ESPN, MTV & E! television networks in shows such as ESPN's Baseball Tonight, MTV's Road Rules and Keeping Up With The Kardashians.  
 
HBA boasted two Top 100 Hot AC charting singles with "Last Chance" and "Already Yours", making the band one of the highest charting independent artists on the HOT AC in 2014 along side Mumford and Sons and The Lumineers.
 
The band is currently finishing up post production on their 7th studio album, recorded and produced entirely by the band, and is slated for a late 2020 - early 2021 release.
 
Frequently traveling between Nashville, NYC and his home in the Washington DC area, Brian performs with other artists such as Tony Lucca (The Voice), Pat McGee (Warner/Giant), Todd Wright (Celene Dion) and Kill The Alarm.
 
As an educator and clinician for over a decade, Brian maintains an active roster of students in his private percussion studio based in the Washington DC Metro area.  
 
Brian endorses Innovative Percussion Drumsticks and proudly plays Yamaha DrumsZildjian cymbals and Roland electronics

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