Brian O’Neill: eclectic percussionist, drummer, composer (Boston, MA)

Photos

Press shots

Brian O'Neill by Robin Holland on vibes and tambourines

Above photos by Robin Holland

Action shots

Brian O'Neill on vibraphone

My group, Mr. Ho's Orchestrotica @ 2012 Montreal Jazz Festival (main stage) - Eva Blue

Brian O'Neill on vibraphone

More 2012 Montreal Jazz Festival - Eva Blue

Brian O'Neill on vibraphone

More 2012 Montreal Jazz Festival - Yves Renaud

Brian O'Neill quintet Mr. Ho's Orchestrotica @ Bohemian Caverns in 2014

My group, Mr. Ho's Orchestrotica (quintet) at Bohemian Caverns (Fall 2014)

Brian O'Neill quintet Mr. Ho's Orchestrotica bows vibraphone @ Bohemian Caverns in 2014

My group, Mr. Ho's Orchestrotica (quintet) bowing vibes (Fall 2014)

Brian O'Neill on drums with Gabriel Solomon

Drums with Gabriel Solomon Quintet (March 2015)

Brian O'Neill recording percussion and sound effects for Klezwoods new record

Recording sound effects for Klezwoods (March 2015)

Cast of national tour of Motown in Boston

Percussion with the national tour of Motown the Musical (Feb. 2015)

Brian O'Neill on percussion with north shore music theatre

North Shore Music Theatre (drumset run of Anything Goes - Summer 2014)

Brian O'Neill's drumset setup with north shore music theatre

My kit for Anything Goes (Summer 2014)

Brian O'Neill on percussion with Jeni Jol and Tev Stevig

Playing percussion with Jeni Jol (Tev Stevig) (2014)

Brian O'Neill's percussion setup for Klezwoods

My typical riq, doumbek, tappan, cajon, pandeiro setup for Klezwoods (2014)

Brian O'Neill on vibraphone

Playing vibes and tambourines with my quartet (6/2011)

Brian on pander with la tuza

Pandeiro with La Tuza. Photo by Kelly Creedon (7/2009)

Brian leads the 22pc Esquivel big band

Leading my 22-pc Esquivel big band, Mr. Ho's Orchestrotica. Photo by Kelly Davidson (1/2011)

Brian O'Neill on tammorra

Playing the italian tammorra (6/2011)

Brian O'Neill on vibraphone

Playing vibes and riq with my quartet (1/2011)

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Lap-style bodhran with my exotica quartet. Photo by Kelly Davidson (6/2011)

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Marimbula playing with La Tuza. Photo by Kelly Creedon (7/2009)

Brian on pandeiro

On pandeiro and cajon with Choros Com Chocolate in Brooklyn, MA at the Tea Lounge.

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My typical ocean drum/cajon organic drumset thing. Photo by Kelly Creedon (7/2009)

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Nice close-up of the quijada used in son jarocho music with La Tuza. Photo by Kelly Creedon (11/2009)

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Typical La Tuza huasteco/jarocho setup with ocean drum and cajon. Photo by Kelly Creedon (11/2009)

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Tamborita (Mexican drum for Son Calentano music). Photo by Kelly Creedon (7/2009)

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Piano with WAITIKI @ 2006 Hawaii International Jazz Festival. Unknown photographer

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Salsa/Latin rehearsal at Berklee. Nice upside-down guiro playing. Photo by Debbie Cavalier

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La Tuza recording setup. Photo by me!