"Sometimes I have the rare privilege of knowing someone who is determined to see their dreams come to life. Settling for comfort and mediocrity is an all too familiar story in this day and age, which is why I light up when someone decides to follow their Miltonic conviction and sets out to change the world.
For some it's a social change, for others it's spiritual. For this man, his dream came out of the fires of unemployment, losing his house and endlessly searching for a job in a market which couldn't sustain him. All the while, God was birthing something inside of him. Roberts Drum Company is his diamond from the fires of the coals of hell.
He doesn't tell you that side of his story-and most men won't when in his position. That's the part of the story you never get to see unless you have the rare privilege of knowing the dreamer as a friend. Brian is a friend of mine, a rare bird who is setting flight. I've watched this dream go from a stirring in his heart, to a "what if?" and now to reality. We've shared coffee, tears and many moments of prayer together. He's a good man. He's a follower. He's a leader. He's a great drummer. And now he's setting out to make the kind of drums that no one else is making: Modern Drums with Vintage Soul."
Gabriel S. Wilson