Brian pursued a career in music with unwavering passion from a young age. A first chair symphonic percussionist by the end of his university days, and later drumming for noted L.A. based rock and roll band Giant City. In 1983, his career as a world-class studio talent was jump-started when Michael Jackson tapped Brian to begin work with him on the album BAD, an experience that proved nothing short of life-changing, working closely with the most famous musician on earth and also witnessing the interactions between Michael and his producer, the legendary Quincy Jones.
By 1989, Brian had risen to the top of his field as a mix engineer and producer. Working independently for every major label and amassing an impressive string of hit albums, singles and soundtracks for artists such as Madonna, Roxy Music, Prince, Seal, Pearl Jam, Tokio Hotel, Wolfmother and All Time Low. To date, Brian's album credits total a combined 53 Gold, Platinum and multi-platinum albums representing millions of dollars in sales.