Brian Moran

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Bio

Equally at home in Jazz, Latin, Classical and Contemporary music, Brian Moran is a rare breed of musician who has immersed himself in many genres yet has a sound that is uniquely his own. Known for his professionalism, sense of humor and work ethic, Brian Moran is a pleasure to work with. He is well known in the SF Bay Area among event planners and agents for his passion, dedication and commitment to excellence at providing music for special events.A graduate of the esteemed Berkeley College of Music (B.M., Magna Cum Laude, '98), Brian Moran studied Jazz Performance and Arranging.  He has traveled to Spain and Brazil 6 times and now lives in the SF Bay Area. His diverse song list includes artists ranging from The Beatles to Michael Jackson to Paco de Lucia to Duke Ellington and beyond.

His discography includes:

Grupo Falso Baiano: Depois (2017)
Moyseis Marques: Casual Solo (2014). 7 string guitar on the song "O Ciclo da Rosa". www.moyseismarques.com
UCSF Anchor Study jingle: (2014). Composer/Arranger/Performer.
Grupo Falso Baiano: Simplicidade: Live at Yoshi's (2011).
Grupo Falso Baiano: Viajando: Choro e Jazz (2008).
Performer. www.grupofalsobaiano.com
The Alamo audio tour (2008). Produced, arranged, recorded and performed music for audio tour. www.thealamo.org
Astralingua:Contact (2008).
Contributing performer. www.astralingua.com
Grupo Falso Baiano: Live at The Hillside Club (2006).
Performer. Self released - www.grupofalsobaiano.com
Xavier Viramontes:Printmaker(documentary film), by filmmaker Michael Fraser (2006).
Performer on soundtrack. Details at www.xaviermiramontes.com
Downtown Uproar:Downtown Uproar (2006).
Performer. Self-released - www.henryhungmusic.com
The People's Temple(play), directed by Leigh Fondakowski, premiering at the Berkeley Repertory Theatre (2005)
Performed and liscenced music for use. Details at www.berkeleyrep.org
Blowout: The Supporting Theory, Lifeforce Jazz Records (2004).
Performer, Arranger, Producer. Released by Lifeforce Jazz Records. Details at www.blowoutmusic.com
Brian Carmody Quartet, featuring vocalist Allegra Bandy (2003).
Performer. Released and liscenced to Seismicom.com.

 

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