Born: November 5, 1963
Birthplace: Sacramento, California
Instruments: Bass guitar and background vocals
Interests: Music, Fitness Exercise, Baseball & Kayaking
Brian grew up the youngest of 6 kids in the hood of South Sacramento, CA. While his older brothers cranked up hard rock records ala Humble Pie and Cream, Brian had a huge love for the Beatles and would steal their records from his brothers' collections. Brian started playing bass at 14 years old. His main musical influence is Paul McCartney as well as Jimmy Page, but he also has strong political views and states General George S. Patton as an influence.
Brian was very close to his Mom and is a natural born leader of business affairs. Brian is an avid baseball player and he played catcher's position up to his high school league. Brian decided to switch to playing music full time after the coaches said he couldn't make it to pro ball because of his size, despite his talents for the game. Brian still plays in mens hardball leagues as well as racquetball, biking and kayaking. Brian loves music production and owns a state of the art recording studio where TESLA records.
His other interests include Barbequing, Cooking, and traveling to Europe for the holidays with his wife Monique. Together they live in a 120 year old Victorian house. Brian says that it is his experience as a catcher and his love of General Patton that helps him manage the band.