Brian Manuel LeBarton (born July 11, 1979) is a keyboardist, composer, and electronic musician from Los Angeles, California. Brian LeBarton is the keyboardist and musical director for Beck. He joined the band in 2004 for Beck's Guero tour and has toured and played on every release since, including The Information album/tour of 2006 and the Modern Guilt album/tour of 2008-9. He played guitar, keyboards, and drum programming and sang background vocals on Beck's Grammy-nominated 2007 single "Timebomb" and worked with Beck on the soundtrack and score for the film Nacho Libre, starring Jack Black, and also on the soundtrack for the 2010 film Scott Pilgrim vs.
the World. He also contributed extra percussion and drum programming for Beck's remix of Dr. Dog's "The Girl". LeBarton played drums, bass, harmonica, and piano on Beck's cover of Bob Dylan's "Leopard-Skin Pill-Box Hat" for the War Child: Heroes charity album, which also features contributions from The Kooks, Rufus Wainwright, Franz Ferdinand, and TV on the Radio.
LeBarton is also a founding member of the Record Club, a new project launched for Beck's official website. Side projects and other LeBarton played Hammond organ in the band Slydell for several years. Other members of Slydell have since gone on to play in the bands Great Northern, Everest, and The Watson Twins. One of his earliest tours was with Nikka Costa, opening for Prince on his Musicology tour.Make Brian LeBarton Playlist