Bryan has been playing drums for many years. However, he has always found a way to be more than just the drummer with the musical projects he’s a part of, whether it’s singing, song arranging, producing and writing. Over the years he has played locally as well as toured nationally with artists and bands consisting of many styles of music i.e. pop, rock, orchestral, jazz, heavy metal, folk, country, electronic, avant garde and various ethnic music from around the world.
This combination of skills and talent makes Bryan well suited for many situations as live performer, studio musician, producer and composer.
A native to Los Angeles, he relocated to Indianapolis in 1990. During his years in Indy he performed with many national and regional artists such as: The Why Store, Michael Roe (77s), The Lost Dogs, Kelly Richey Band, Danny Flanigan+the Rain Chorus, Jason Sturgeon, Henry Lee Summer, Loaner, Vineyard Music Group, Darrell Mansfield, Siochain (2008 Indy’s Irish Fest People’s Choice Winner), Billy Wooten (Wes Montgomery), Jon E. Gee (John Mellencamp), Mark Imboden, Jeff DeHerdt, Ashworth, CA3, Paging Raymond, Brenda Williams, Kendall Phillips (American Idol) and Joel Henderson.
He was also the studio manager for two years at the Indianapolis-based recording studio called The Pop Machine. His production and engineering experiences include working with Chrisette Michelle, The Neighborhood, Coolidge. Lea Marra, B.On.It Productions, ESW, Ashworth, Michael Roe and Siochain.
Having returned to Los Angeles in 2016, he’s hit the ground running. He created the cover band, The Hit Collective, which performs all over Southern California. He is also a member of SPQR whose debut album he co-produced and is due to be released soon. He has also performed with the Mike Campese, FOCKR’s, Complexions, West Coast Party Crashers, Soundcheck Live, The Bang Brothers, Jon Mullane and Mosaic.
Fossil Box Productions is his LA based studio and production house. He has recorded here extensively for Blazing Cactus Music, a music licensing company. He has also written and performed music for several artists, independent films and commercial projects. His writing and/or playing can be heard on the following: Silence Before Rain, Austin Wannabee’s, Love By Nature, Subaru, FilmPatch, SPQR, Kevin Chokan, Michael Martinsson, Rob Michaels, Anton Patzner, Little Dove and Robert Watson.