Brian Landrus is an American baritone and bass saxophonist, alto and bass flutist, bass and contra alto clarinetist, composer, and record label owner of BlueLand Records. He currently lives in New York City and was born on September 14, 1978 in Reno, NV. He has two Master of Music Degrees from The New England Conservatory (Jazz Composition & Jazz Saxophone) and a Bachelors Degree from the University of Nevada Reno in Saxophone Performance. His career has focused on improvisational music but he has played with many artists in a variety of genres. He has performed with Michael Cain, Bob Brookmeyer, Frank Carlberg, Frank Kimbrough, Danilo Perez, Grant Levin, Lonnie Plaxico, Matthew Parish, Rufus Reid, Esperanza Spalding, Louis Nash, Rudy Royston, Rakalam Bob Moses, Billy Hart, Rufus Haereiti, Jerry Bergonzi, George Garzone, Donny McCaslin, Steve Wilson, Scott Robinson, The Temptations, The Four Tops, Groundation, The Coasters, The Drifters, Feist, Mike Love, Martha Reeves, Nicholas Urie, Darryl Harper, Ken Schaphorst, Allan Chase, Alan Ferber, Mark Feldman, NIr Felder, Ben Monder, Gerry Genario, Francis Vanek, Peter Epstein, Larry Engstrom, Harry "Butch" Reid, Jeff Lee Johnson, Leo Genovese, and many others. His is endorsed by Lebayle Mouthpieces, Rico Reeds, Selmer Paris Saxophones, and Ishimori Ligatures.