An American in Bucharest

About the Artists

Los Angeles based composer/arranger/band leader Brian Eisenberg is the recipient of the ASCAP Herb Alpert Young Jazz Composer Award, the Downbeat Magazine Student Music Award, the ASCAP Plus Awards, the John Philip Sousa Award, and the Palomar Council Reflections Award. Brian graduated with distinction and Pi Kappa Lambda honors from San Diego State University where he studied composition with David Ward-Steinman (Aaron Copland, Darius Milhaud, Milton Babbit), and Rick Helzer (Clare Fischer).

Brian currently directs the 17-piece Brian Eisenberg Jazz Orchestra, a contemporary big band comprised of some of the finest musicians in the world, including Vinnie Colaiuta, Bob Sheppard, Christian Jacob, Andy Martin, and Brandon Fields. Brian’s music has also been performed by other bands including the Cologne Blue Art Orchestra (Germany), Studio One Jazz Orchestra (Japan), Glendale Community College Jazz Band, Scottsdale Community College Jazz Band, Point Loma Nazarene University Jazz Band, and the San Diego State University Jazz Orchestra.

Brian’s albums, “Life Changes” and “Sense of Gratitude”, are best sellers on CD Baby, won the Independent Music Award for best jazz song, and were also nominated for a Hollywood Music in Media Award. To view more of his work click below.