Brian Wagner is co-owner of Allstar Music Empire with Communications Degree From Monmouth University. He has also taken numerous college courses in Music at County College of Morris, ranging from theory, ear training and harmony, Jazz and Piano and completed Berklee College of Music’s Bass Certificate program 2008.
Since 1991 when Brian took up Bass Guitar full time he has studied with such bass greats as Gary Willis (tribal tech), John ‘JD’ Deservio (Black Label Society, Richie Kotzen), Steve Bailey, Dave Larue ( Joe Satriani, Dixie Dregs,Steve Morse Band. Joe Howell (Parrotville). He has gigged consistently on the NJ cover band and original music circuit, averaging 150 gigs a year.
Brian knows and enjoys playing and teaching all styles of music. Rock, Jazz, Pit Band or Broadway, Metal, Blues and Classical. He is very passionate about music and teaching. ‘ I love music more than anything’. ‘I love that every time I teach,, play a gig or listen to music I learn something that I can pass on to someone else’. ‘It’s a great thing that I am able to do every day.’!!!!!!!!!!!!