Brian Newman has earned his stripes as a man about town.
Fulfilling his dream to become a New York City jazz man, Brian continues to perform standards and original compositions as bandleader at Rose Bar at the Gramercy Park Hotel every Tuesday and Thursday night. Brian’s musical stylings and bespoke fashion have been described as the eclectic embodiment of both new world punk and old world tastefulness, allowing him to gracefully toe the line between nouveau chic and classic elegance, for which he has been widely featured in publications such as The New York Times Magazine, PMC Magazine, Lifestyle Mirror and StyleLikeU.
One of the most reputable and dynamic trumpeters in the business, Brian is perhaps best known as Lady Gaga’s jazz bandleader, arranging and appearing on her upcoming jazz album with Tony Bennett, “Cheek to Cheek”. Other collaborations with Gaga include ABC’s A Very Gaga Thanksgiving (also with Tony Bennett), NBC’s Today Show and Saturday Night Live, BBC Radio 1′s Big Weekend and MTV’s Video Music Awards … Read More »