Rising Dale Way Ramona, CA 92065
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. His music is published with the UNC Jazz
Press, Imagine Music, and Hamar Percussion Publications.
Brian has composed/arranged music for the Brian Eisenberg
Jazz Orchestra, tha San Diego Alliance Drum and Bugle Corps, the San Diego
State University Drumline, cruise ship showbands, and several high school and
middle school bands. He has been
commissioned by Clarinetist Neil Anderson, The Bob Johnston Trombone Ensemble,
The Joe Gentili Jazz All Stars, and the Vista High School Percussion Ensemble.
Brian graduated with Distinction and Pi Kappa Lambda Honors
from San Diego State University, after studying composition with David
Ward-Steinman (Aaron Copland, Darius Milhaud, Milton Babbitt, Nadia Boulanger)
and Rick Helzer (Clare Fischer). In 2005, he was accepted into the BMI Jazz
Composer's workshop "A" group in New York City, but was unable to
attend due to previous commitments.
Brian directs the 17 piece Brian Eisenberg Jazz Orchestra,
a contemporary big band comprised of some of the finest musicians in the
world. The group pushes the boundaries
of jazz music through a combination of innovative writing and improvising while
keeping a strong link to the past.
Brian's compositions and arrangements are brought to life by musicians
who are artists in their own right, bringing their complementary dynamic that
helps create the modern paradigm of jazz composition.
"An amazing writer." -Vinnie
“One of the most talented writers I’ve
ever known”. -Scott Kyle
"[Brian's] composing and arranging is
out of this world." -Christian
“A very talented composer indeed.” -Keith Fiddmont
"[Brian's] writing is thrilling, the
first original voice I've heard in a very long time." -Alan Steinberger
“Really wonderful writing”. -Josh Nelson