Life Unfurled, takes you on a melodic journey that triggers the senses, sparking the memory of episodes experienced throughout your life. Each song represents a slice of life moment but drives the profound throughout; Childhood, friends, family, love, loss, and all the while instilling hope for the future. Through each songs’ compelling storytelling, it’s impossible not to reminisce on life experiences. All the while, forcing us to explore the lessons we take with us and the power to release the things we must let go of to move forward as life unfurls around us.
The meticulously selected setlist features well-known songs along with deep cuts from songwriters such as Mary Chapin Carpenter, The Indigo Girls, James Taylor, Cy Coleman, Kander and Ebb, and newer songwriters like Tim di Pasqua and Jeff Biering. Featuring this eclectic list of storytellers required bold attention to detail by the album's musical director, Jeff Biering. Each songwriters style of storytelling remains true to their original work, but don't be surprised when you hear memorable songs turned on their head.
The album features unique arrangements by David Fiorello, Jeff Biering, and Ricky Romano that allow songs you know to fall on fresh ears. It's like hearing it for the first time, all over again. The album was produced at The Record Co. in Boston, MA. It features musicians and vocalists from both the Boston and New York musical communities. Engineered and mastered by Jamie Rowe.
Brian will coincide the release of the album with a live cabaret concert at the Green Room 42 in New York City on October 17, 2019. This Helen Hayes award winner makes his Green Room 42 debut to celebrate the release of his first solo studio album, Life Unfurled. An evening of songs and stories that reflect the journey of life, family and the mysteries we all discover as life unfurls all around us. The evening will feature an incredible 4-piece band to accompany this seasoned performer as he reveals his own personal stories through the songs that reflect the experiences of life, we all share.