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Brian Mann
Brian is a composer and keyboardist with experience in pop, rock, jazz, classical, folk, country music. Born outside Charlotte, NC, Brian began to compose music at an early age. At age 13, he got a steady gig at a Love Valley dancehall. Playing in orchestras,ensembles, bands, clubs and various musical venues, Brian got his break with "The Novas Nine" and wrote the million seller "Pain". He pursued a BA from Lenoir Rhyne University where he studied piano and composition.
He has recorded with many of the most talented musicians, singers and producers in the world, and has written extensively for animation, film, TV and records. Between 1981 and 1986, he worked with Larry Carlton and Michael MacDonald as a keyboardist. Today, he mainly works as a composer.
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Warner Bros. Records 9 23834-1
recorded in Hollywood, CA/USA
Larry Carlton, bass, guitar, piano, percussion
Michael Brecker, sax
Jim Horn, flute
Bill Reichenbach, trombone
Charles Loper, trombone
Dick Hyde, trombone
Lew McCreary, trombone
Charles Findley, trumpet
Gary E. Grant, trumpet
Jerry Hey, trumpet
Larry Hall, trumpet
Pat Lobinger, trumpet
Don Menza, woodwind
Gary Herbig, woodwind
Gordon Berg, woodwind
James Horn, woodwind
Kim Hutchcroft, woodwind
Larry Williams, woodwind
B.B. King, guitar
Don Freeman, clavinet
Don Freeman, piano
Joe Sample, piano
Terry Trotter, piano
Brian Mann, organ, synthesizer
Joe Porcaro, vibes
Abe Laboriel, bass
Jeff Porcaro, drums
Alex Acuna, percussion
Paulinho Da Costa, percussion
Joe Porcaro, timpani

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