Brian Culbertson

Brian Culbertson

Brian Culbertson

A prolific keyboardist, composer, and multi-instrumentalist, Brian Culbertson is known for his many crossover albums, which find him touching upon jazz, funk, pop, and new age. Culbertson first broke through with 1997’s Secrets, which reached number 15 on the contemporary jazz chart. He has released a series of Top Five jazz albums, including 1999’s Somethin’ Bout Love, for Warner Bros. and 2001’s Nice & Slow for Atlantic. He also topped the same chart with 2005’s It’s on Tonight, 2008’s Bringing Back the Funk, and 2010’s XII. Over the years, he has worked with a bevy of crossover stars including Gerald AlbrightNathan EastCandy DulferBootsy Collins, and others. The founder of his own BCM Entrainment label, Culbertson has remained a jazz chart regular while exploring a variety of moods, including R&B-tinged romance on 2018’s Colors of Love and intimate acoustic jazz on 2020’s Winter Stories.