“Brian McKenzie is the real deal and an honest songwriter. He has it all. Great songs, great voice and the ability to connect on a visceral level. You owe it to yourself to check him out ”
Brian McKenzie is a New England based, versatile singer-songwriter, guitarist, producer, and musician whose music has been described as heartfelt truths, intertwined with emotional musicality and memorable melodies. He started his music career in the early 90s as the founding member, music writer, and guitarist of the heavy-rock band: Warner/Giant Records recording artists Kilgore whose accomplishments include Ozzfest '98, and multiple shows/tours all over the world. He has since toured nationally as a singer-songwriter and played shows with Toad the Wet Sprocket, The Mavericks, Tyler Farr, Phil Madeira, and The Mallett Brothers, among others.
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- The Recording Academy placed Brian on the Official Ballot for the 55th Annual Grammy Awards in four categories for the album “Resolution” (2011)
- His album, "Looking Over Yesterday" (2015) features Nashville singer-songwriter / musician / Grammy award winner Phil Madeira on two tracks.
- Brian is endorsed by Blueridge guitars, Shubb Capos, LR Baggs electronics, Godin Guitars, and Cleartone Strings.
- His song "40 East" landed a spot in the Jonathan Silverman directed film "A Bet's a Bet".
"Aside from Brian's breathtaking vocals, the instrumentation is smooth and flowing and their combination nicely uplifts... The musicianship sounds tightly woven... This soulful album captures something deep inside of you." - bostonrockradio.com
"Brian McKenzie has a big heart and it comes across in his music. A true gentleman with a beautiful voice, Brian is a wonderful artist." - Phil Madeira
“Brian's deep writing and rich voice combine for a unique and memorable musical experience.” - LR Baggs Acoustic Electronics
"Not only does he write tremendous songs (his brand new CD, "Looking Over Yesterday," is consistently excellent and beautifully produced) but McKenzie has an appreciation for classic American music. For every nod to Chris Isaak or the Mavericks, McKenzie offers a subtle and melodic tip of the hat to Marty Robbins or Gordon Lightfoot." - Rick Koster (The Day Connecticut)