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, while Friday nights find Brian helming his legendary “After Dark” jazz and burlesque revue at EMM Group’s Jazz Room at The General.

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.

Brian’s throwback style has also had Hollywood calling with other film and television performances including HBO’s Boardwalk Empire and feature films Friends with Kids and Hey Bartender, for which he recorded “I’ve Got My Love to Keep Me Warm” and “One for My Baby”, respectively… Read More »





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The New York City Jazzman

Recorded live at New York City’s legendary Oak Room at The Plaza Hotel, Brian Newman presides over a classic evening in his inimitable throwback style as he and his quartet serve up a nostalgic array of standards punctuated by swinging banter and permeated by his musical joie de vivre.




Well, this is it, babies …
I’d like everybody to raise your glasses,
salute to Old New York, ladies and Gentlemen …
’cause it’s disappearing quick


Edited by David Swajeski for onerock Moving Pictures (
Produced by Maryanne Grisz and The Consigliere

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QSCLOGOA musician’s musician, Brian has been endorsed by leading American audio manufacturer, QSC, and is specially featured on their K for Musicians website touting the company’s active loudspeakers as the perfect solution for accurate sound reproduction of digital sources in a live application, allowing musicians to be more expressive, add nuance and greater dynamics, and produce more creative and inspired live performances. Visit Brian’s QSC “K for Musicians” page for more.