Glen Ridge, New Jersey, USA. Brion is a man of many talents, having worked as a pop artist, session musician, soundtrack composer and producer, although it is in the latter two categories that he has established the highest profile.
Raised by musical parents, his mother a jazz singer and his father a band director at Yale, Brion abandoned education at an early age to pursue a career in music. Equally adept on guitar, drums and keyboards, he recorded an album with the Bats (1982s How Pop Can You Get?) and then formed the short-lived Worlds Fair. In the late 80s Brion joined Til Tuesday as a touring musician. His personal relationship with Til Tuesday lead singer Aimee Mann led to his first production job, on her 1993 solo debut Whatever. Apart from his involvement in the short-lived power pop supergroup the Grays, Brion then spent the rest of the decade building up his production résumé. He produced...
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