In Brian Kilgore's diverse studio career he has played on over 400 albums, including popular music with Cold Play, Live, Shelby Lynne, Celeste Prince, Whitney Houston, Starship, Linda Rondstadt, Ricky Martin, Jody Watley, Robbie Nevil, Aerosmith, and Concrete Blonde, Afro-Cuban salsa with Clare Fischer and Francisco Aguabella, straight ahead jazz with Terry Trotter, Bill Watrous, Bill Cunliffe, and Bob Florence, jazz fusion with Kirk Whalum, Everette Harp, Dave Koz, Grant Geissman, and Warren Hill, and rap with NWA and Dr. Dre. His numerous TV/film credits include Pollock, A Bug's Life, Mighty Joe Young, A Perfect Storm, The Hulk, Spiderman II, The Bourne Supremacy, Troy, Van Helsing, I Robot, The Polar Express, Team America, Robots, Skeleton Key, and dozens more.
He has also performed live with Barbra Streisand, Teena Marie, Elton John, Billy Joel, The Los Angeles Philharmonic, the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra, the Los Angeles Master Chorale, and many more.
Brian received his Bachelor of Music degree from California State University, Northridge in 1984, where he subsequently served on the faculty from 1992-1998. His ability to cover all aspects of percussion, from Afro-Cuban rhythms to orchestral percussion, to the extensive use of electronics and exotic sound effects, has made him a valuable player on the Los Angeles studio scene.Check out some of Brian's Credits!