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  • Anthony Da Costa

    One of my personal highlights of the pandemic has been getting to collaborate with the supremely talented Anthony Da Costa. Here is a video of one of the new songs that are coming out.

  • Podcast interview

    Honored to be interviewed the other day on my buddy Jon Solo’s podcast about touring musicians – we talk about my experiences in New York as a jazz student, the different bands I’ve played in and my trips to study music in Brazil. Check it out here!

  • Lana Del Rey – Honeymoon

    The new Lana Del Rey album “Honeymoon” just released last week. I played drums and percussion on the songs “Salvatore” “24” and “Swan Song”. I had a great time exploring sound palettes with Lana, producer Rick Nowels and producer engineer Kieron Menzes.

  • Conan O’Brien with Brandi Carlile

    Here’s our performance last night of the new single “Wherever Is Your Heart” BC-03-03-15 from Brian Griffin on Vimeo.

  • Nick Francis

    I love Nick’s great spirit and imagination with ableton live and electronic music. Check out this great dubspot video about his wonderful custom midi controller and his fun music – httpv://

  • New Website!

    Hi all and welcome to the new website for touring and recording drummer Brian Griffin.

  • Brooklyn Bowl

    Played with JMB at Brooklyn Bowl last night – supporting Galactic. Great hang with Stanton Moore, Warren Haynes, and Corey Glover. A great mix of New Orleans party with some heroes from my past.

  • Bonnaroo !!!

    I played with the Jamie McLean Band at Bonnaroo! A 90,000 person music party in the hot desert of Tennesee. Highlights included: Sonny Emory with Bruce Hornsby, Jerry Douglas with Alison Krauss, Loretta Lynn, Neil Young with Buffalo Springfield, Brian Blade and Dan Lanois with Black Dub, My Morning Jacket, and a powerful set by […]

  • Paradinhas

    Some helpful info about the “paradinhas” or drum breaks that are played by different samba schools.

  • Great shows

    2 exciting nyc shows this week. Played at Rockwood Music Hall Stage 2 last night with Zach Williams & The Bellow. This is a great new band that features great singers, upright bass, pedal steel, piano and Zach’s singing and songwriting. Also – tomorrow night March 3rd is the official release and release party for […]