Brian Hargrove is a Los Angeles based composer/pianist from Dallas, Texas. His commissioned and personal work spans a wide range of idioms and contexts - from jazz to pop; chamber/orchestral to art music fusing aesthetics of hip-hop and avant-garde. Collaborations include projects with Michael Jackson, D Smoke, Faith Marie, Vesper Theatre Company, the Detroit Symphony Orchestra Strings and more.
As keyboardist, he is a member of Katalyst (a nine piece collective based in Inglewood, CA) and was a long-time member of Roy Hargrove's The RH Factor. He currently tours worldwide with Solange Knowles and also performed with Harvey Mason, Alice Smith, The Pan-Afrikan Peoples Arkestra and many others.