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Brian Culbertson

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Brian Culbertson’s Birthday Highlights

Birth Name

Brian Culbertson

Place Of Birth

Brian , USA

Age

49 years old

Birth Date

January 12, 1973

Star Sign

Brian Culbertson Facts

Child Star?

No

Occupation

Musician, Producer

Education & Qualifications

DePaul University

Net Worth

$4 million

Current Partner

Michelle Culbertson

Parents

Jim Culbertson, Carol Culbertson

Nationality

American

Chinese Year

Year of the Ox

About Brian Culbertson 

Brian Culbertson is an American musician, producer, and composer from Decatur, Illinois.

Brian Culbertson plays keyboard, bass guitar, drums, and trombone. His musical style covers genres such as R&B, jazz, funk, soul, and adult contemporary.

On January 12, 1973, Brian Culbertson was born in Decatur, Illinois. His father was a trumpeter, and his mother was a vocalist. He started playing the piano at the age of eight and went on to study jazz. When he was done with college, he went to Los Angeles regarding his music career.

Brian Culbertson has released 20 albums since his debut in 2001. His latest album 'Somethin' Bout Love' was released in 2017 and reached number one on the Billboard Contemporary Jazz Albums chart. He has won numerous awards, including an NAACP Image Award and a Soul Train Music Award. He was given a Grammy Award as well.

Brian Culbertson's Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Brian Culbertson’s net worth?

Brian Culbertson mentioned his works depend on groove and feel. Brian Culbertson secured a net worth of $4 million throughout his music career.

How much does Brian Culbertson earn per year?

Brian Culbertson earns his wealth from album sales, touring, and merchandise sales. His yearly income is not revealed yet in the public database.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Brian Culbertson?

The height of Brian Culbertson is not revealed in the media.

How old is Brian Culbertson?

Brian Culbertson was born on January 12, 1973, in Decatur, Illinois, and is 49 years old as of 2022.

Childhood And Education

On January 12, 1973, Brian Culbertson was born in Decatur, Illinois. From a very early age, Brian Culbertson started growing a taste for music. From the age of eight to 10, he learned to play piano, drums, and trombone. By the time he was in high school, he had started playing bass and euphonium.

Brian Culbertson went to MacArthur High School, where his father used to work as a music teacher. In high school, he started his career as a trombonist in the orchestra of the musical Mame. During his teenage, he used to listen to Earth, Wind & Fire, George Duke, Marcus Miller, Chicago, The Yellowjackets, Sanborn, and Sting. He graduated from DePaul University, Chicago.

Along with a group of jazz musicians from DePaul University, Brian Culbertson started recording a demo tape and sent it to Bud Harner in Los Angeles. Bud Harner helped Brian Culbertson get his first record deal.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who is Brian Culbertson’s partner?

Brian Culbertson and Michelle Culbertson or Micaela Haley are known to be in a marital relationship. His wife helped him with background vocal tracks in his recordings.

Brian Culbertson met Michelle Culbertson through Sharay Reed. They were in the same college. Michelle Culbertson used to play the violin, and Sharay Reed met her at the World of Music Festival in Nashville, Tennessee. Michelle Culbertson became Best Concert Master and Sharay Reed became Best Concert Master in this event.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

In 2013, Brian Culbertson started working on his 14th album, 'Another Long Night Out', which was related to his roots in contemporary jazz. Brian Culbertson released it on February 25, 2014. When Brian Culbertson was with Yoshi's club, he posted the live album, '20th Anniversary Tour'.

Brian Culbertson started doing many concerts after his first release in 1994. In 2007, he threw Brian Culbertson All-Star Smooth Jazz Cruise. In 2011, Brian Culbertson mentioned that he got the chance to host the first annual Brian Culbertson Napa Valley Jazz Getaway, and the event was supposed to be at Napa Valley Opera House from June 7 - June 10, 2012.

After the 10th wedding anniversary, Brian Culbertson and Michelle Culbertson started preparing themselves. At the event Sinbad, the comedian and artist like Eric Marienthal were supposed to do live performances. The long night of the event also had Oleta Adams, Kenny Lattimore, David Benoit, and Eric Darius performing. The Culbertson couple accommodated many food and wine events for victuals, including Miner Family Vineyards, Caldwell-Snyder Art Gallery, Cindy Pawlcyn's Brassica Restaurant, and Silo's Napa. After they announced the event publicly, the tickets for the inaugural event were sold out in a few days, and it became a commercial and critical success.

In this event, they mentioned that it was going to happen again next year, from June 5 - June 9, 2013, at Napa Valley Opera House. For the next year, they accommodated Lincoln Theater in addition. Many musical artists like Rick Braun, Take 6, Eric Darius, Chris Botti, Kirk Whalum, Larry Graham Jr., Ray Parker Jr., Graham Central Station, DW3, Cecil Ramirez, and Michael Lington were to come to perform.

On April 10, 2020, Brian Culbertson posted the album 'XX', and this was his solo record. Here X denotes the roman numeral. The event featured many important characters, Mr. Talkbox, Marcus Anderson, Ray Parker Jr., Everette Harp, Bootsy Collins, Nicholas Cole, Noel Gourdin, and Jubu Smith. This album surpassed all his previous albums of gospel, pop, smooth jazz, R&B, and funk.

What awards has Brian Culbertson won?

In 2012, for the Best Jazz Album, Brian Culbertson was nominated for NAACP Image Award, and for being the Best Contemporary Jazz Artist, he got the Soul Train Award. In 2005, he got ASYM All That Jazz.

In 2010, as the Best International Artist, Brian Culbertson got the Canadian Smooth Jazz Award. For being the Best Keyboardist, he earned American Smooth Jazz Award in 2010 and National Smooth Jazz Award. In 2011, for being the Best Entertainer, Best Male Artist, making Best Album, 'XII', and Best Song, 'That's Life', and having a collaboration with Earl Klugh, he got the Oasis Smooth Jazz Awards.

Brian Culbertson’s Hobbies And Interests

Brian Culbertson indulges in music, but his free time goes towards learning new music techniques from his preferred genres and learning to play instruments. However, music is the thing he enjoys the most.

Other Interesting Brian Culbertson Facts And Trivia

  • When Brian Culbertson was recording the Christmas CD, 'A Soulful Christmas', Michelle Culbertson featured a vocal in this.
  • For yoga and meditation, Brian Culbertson made a piano album.
  • At NAMM Show, Brian Culbertson made an appearance. He was seen to play Madson & Hamlin piano and Roland keyboard.

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