NU_OPEN
 

FEATURED INTERVIEWS

  • Kem Owens
    Written by
    Adekemi Owens, known professionally and affectionately to music fans as "Kem," has come a long way from Nashville, Tennessee to his current hometown of Detroit, Michigan. So, one figures that is why this musical genius has written and performed songs…
    Read more...
  • Born in Dallas, Texas and now happily domiciled in Los Angeles, bass player Edwin Livingston could be described as being on the crest of a wave.  His CD 'Transitions' was released in late 2010 and when recently I caught up…
    Read more...
  • George Duke is a multi Grammy Award winning legend. So, when I called him to get a few quick quotes for my France Joli interview (he produced her album 'Witch Of Love') I quickly realized I needed to milk this…
    Read more...
  •  New Orleans trumpeter Nicholas Payton has never conformed to anyone or anything. Reading his Facebook posts and Twitter “tweets”, you sort of get an idea about how un-traditional he is. He speaks his mind and, should someone attempt to challenge…
    Read more...
MORE INTERVIEWS
Brian Derek

Brian Derek

Bassist /Composer Brian Derek is a world-class player AND composer of Jazz, World fusion, Latin, Reggae, Bebop, Jazz fusion and Orchestral music. His compositions are complex yet accessible but need both ears when listening! Bass playing that is guarenteed to knock your socks off and writing that is both unique and immediate.

Brian has performed with Peter Erskine, Mike Stern, Pat Metheny, Jay McShann, The 5th Dimension, Niel Sedaka< …

29.01.2011

Brian Derek

Published in Artist Biographies
Brian studied Arranging,Composition,Orchestration and Performance at Berklee College of Music. He has been a professional Bassist/Composer for many years and has worked with Mike Stern, Peter Erskine, Pat Metheny, Ali Ryerson, Joe Beck, Jay McShann,Stephen Stills,5th Dimension,Neil Sedaka etc and has performed on various records and CD`s as well as gigs on cruise ships, club dates, off-Broadway shows, concerts etc.

Brian has 5 CD`s released independently, the latest AbsoluteMusic is av …