Bassist Brian Masek and Jesse Christen, guitarist extraordinaire, are known for their creative interpretations of great music by Jeff Beck, Miles Davis, Billy Cobham and many others. Over the past year they have gone on a mission with drummer Al Berven to put the focus on their own music. Along with their own arrangements of jazz/rock/funk/blues music that crowds have come to know and love, they enjoy performing original material and just released their debut CD. Brian Masek & Friends will cure your fear of jazz forever with their high energy performance!
Brian Masek & Friends are active in the music scene. They perform regularly as a full group, trio/duo and as soloists at many venues and events in the area. The veteran musicians in Brian Masek & Friends have played with or shared stages with notable artists such as Blues Traveler, Robert Cray, Jonny Lang, Daughtry, David Cook, Sugarland, Mike Miller, Steve Weingart, Alice Cooper, The South Dakota Symphony Orchestra and many others.