Brian Carpenter is an American singer-songwriter, composer, arranger, and producer. In 2015, he released the debut album with Brian Carpenter & The Confessions The Far End of the World to widespread critical acclaim. He has released two albums of original compositions with the Boston-based band Beat Circus, which he founded in 2004. He is the leader, trumpeter, and arranger of Brooklyn's Ghost Train Orchestra, which released their third album Hot Town in 2015. Hot Town made NPR writer Francis Davis's Top 10 Jazz Albums of the Year. He is also the host and producer of Free Association, a radio show and podcast broadcast from WZBC 90.3 FM Boston College. He has collaborated with a number of artists across mediums, including Martin Bisi, Brian Dewan, Michael Gira, Bryce Goggin, Marc Ribot, and Colin Stetson.
Live photograph by Neal Santos.
Landscape images by Amy Higgins.