Brian has most recently composed and arranged for Phantom Pluckers ( He recently composed In Her Memory, written in honor of Ana Marquez-Greene who died at Sandy Hook. He has composed and arranged for the North Dakota State University Jazz Band and will be a guest performer in February of 2014. Brian has composed and arranged for his eight piece band, ‘New Duke,’ which performs modern, updated arrangements of Duke Ellington’s music. The band will be featured in the summer of 2014 at Fairfield University for an Arts and Humanities grant that was secured by Dr. Laura Nash.