recordings

The following Braintone Records CDs are available through the fine vendors listed below. Let
me know if there are any problems or you'd like to purchase one directly. Thanks for your
interest. The audio page has samples for some recordings.

(scroll down for sideman and guest appearances)

BRIAN ALLEN
SIX YEARS L8R (BRAINTONE 006)
a tiny microphone explores and amplifies the uncharted innards of a trombone. custom made
packaging with old-school floppy disks for covers and hand designed CD stamps.
$10 postpaid

Downtown Music Gallery

BRIAN ALLEN WITH TONY MALABY AND TOM RAINEY
SYNAPSE (BRAINTONE 005)
melodies, textures and rhythms emerge and vanish, with the music weaving effortlessly in a
multi-dimensional spacious swirl between the three like-minded improvisers.
artwork by steve
byram. $12 postpaid

CD Baby
Downtown Music Gallery
emusic
itunes
JazzLoft

BRIAN ALLEN/REUBEN RADDING DUO  
TROMBONE/CONTRABASS (BRAINTONE 004)
improvised textural trombone and contrabass duets. $10 postpaid

also available at:
CD Baby
Downtown Music Gallery

the following braintone records releases are out of print:

SKETCHY
BEST OF VOLUME ONE (BRAINTONE 003)
absurdist pop cover band with trombone, trumpet and drums.

BRIAN ALLEN AND JACOB KOLLER
BRAINKILLER (BRAINTONE 002)
hypnotic trombone and piano landscapes of jazz, dada and punk classical.  

BRIAN ALLEN
SOLO TROMBONE (BRAINTONE 001)
20 solo acoustic trombone compositions.
these original projects will be released soon!
Trilogy in Four Parts. My biggest project ever. Music and books of drawings, prose, art and
photography.

"Brainkiller - Colourless Green Superheroes on RareNoise Records. Coming 2013!

"bAtOnQ" original duo compositions with Jacob Koller.

these are out now!
"Vals", a book of poetry with Guadalupe Galvan, published in English and Spanish by Editorial
Praxis.

"Brainkiller - The Infiltration" on RareNoise Records of London. Original compositions for
trombone, keyboards (Jacob Koller) and drums (Hernan Hecht). Released Oct. 2010 in Europe.
Reviews in Jazztimes (US), JazzWise (UK), ClassicRock Prog (UK), Rockerilla (IT) and over 10
publications in Italy, Spain and Mexico.

"Vitamina Hueipi" original duo compositions with Hernan Hecht

On these I play trombone and write music:
"Migrations" Creative Opportunity Orchestra (Creop Muse-2007) My composition for Tina
Marsh, “Sopra”, is featured.

"Seeing the Lights, Hearing the Hubtones" TTU Jazz Ensemble (Seabreeze-2003)
Brian's piece for jazz orchestra "Glimmer" and arrangement for five trombones of
Thelonious Monk's "Well You Needn't" are featured on this Grammy-nominated album

"TMEA Concert 1995" TTU Trombone Ensemble (Mark-1996) Brian plays throughout
and his arrangement of "Well You Needn't" for five trombones is featured.

and I play trombone on these:
"Songs for Women's Rights" by Nur Slim for IMER, played on all Mexican radio stations (2012)
"The Naked Beat" A Love Electric, horns arr. by Steve Bernstein (2013 Royal Potato)
Gustavo Nandayapa Trio with Marco Renteria (2013)
"Azul Celofan" Nur Slim (2012)
Tom Kessler Octet (2012)
"Mis Vuelos" Nur Slim (2011)
"Abstract Expression" Dominique Leone (Important Records-2009)
"Cu-Taan" Adrian Terrazas (2009)
"Iraqnophobia" Alex Coke (VoxLox-2005)
"Morse Code" Jim Morse (1997)
"Atmospheres" for trombone ensemble by Dr. Mary Van Appledorn (Opus One-1993)