|Origin Corsham, Wiltshire, UK|
Occupation(s) Session musician
Name Robert Brian
Role Session musician
Years active 1994–present
Genres Jazz, Rock music
|Born 1 July 1970 (age 45) (1970-07-01) |
Associated acts Siouxsie Sioux, Hugh Cornwell
Similar People Charlie Jones, David Rhodes, Siouxsie Sioux, Hugh Cornwell, Modern English
Robert brian studio recording drum masterclass
Robert Brian (born 1 July 1970, Corsham, Wiltshire, England) is an English professional jazz and rock drummer and session musician, most notably for Siouxsie Sioux of Siouxsie and the Banshees.
- Robert brian studio recording drum masterclass
- Robert brian using dw drums and bosphorus cymbals
- Life and works
- Bands and projects
- Siouxsie Sioux
- Innes Sibun
- Modern English
- Hugh Cornwell
- Television appearances
Robert brian using dw drums and bosphorus cymbals
Life and works
Brian was introduced to drumming at an early age by his father, Ray Brian, who was an in-demand session drummer in the 1960s. His father once played him a video of Buddy Rich which Brian describes as a "defining moment of his musical education" and introduced him to jazz drumming.
He was the live drummer for the Mantaray Tour which consisted of TV appearances, festivals and a world tour.
In September 2008, Brian played on the Siouxsie Sioux DVD, Finale: The Last Mantaray and More Show recorded at London's "Club KoKo" which was released in May 2009. It charted at no. 4 in the BBC Radio 1 Music DVD Chart on the 24 May 2009.
Brian also works as a session drummer and has recently been recording for the band Motorcade. He tours extensively across the world with many bands and has also started to take drum clinics and workshops across the UK and Europe.
Bands and projects
Peter Gabriel, Hugh Cornwell, Motorcade, Coati Mundi, Andy Sheppard, John Critchenson, Six by Seven, Alan Barnes, Modern English, Derek Nash, Tommy Whittle, Dick Pearce, Jim Mullen, Danny Sheppard, Chris Biscoe, Kenny Lynch, Roger Cook, The Deep Six, Adrian Utley, Herbie Flowers and Ron Matheson.
With Siouxsie Sioux
With Modern English
With Siouxsie Sioux
With Innes Sibun