Born and raised south of New Orleans and beginning a top session and touring career in Los Angeles, Ian’s background has been a virtual “GUMBO” of influences. Ian has appeared on MTV, VH1, ABC, KTLA and worked with major labels such as Warner Bros., EMI, RCA, Reprise, Lakeshore, City Canyons, Chrome Child and Immure Records. Falgout has been featured numerous times in Modern Drummer and Drum! Magazines and toured nationally and internationally. Ian has performed live and/or worked in the studio with members of/former members of and the bands: Windsor, Steppenwolf, Toto, The Beach Boys, REO Speedwagon, The Neville Brothers, The Meters, Point Blank, Pure Prarie League, Ugly Kid Joe, Nelson, Three Dog Night, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Blackfoot, Weather Report, Talking Heads, Patti Labelle The Firm, Dire Straits, Nikki Boyer and many other top artists. As a producer he has produced actress Nikki Boyer's solo band, The Resonance, recording artist Miss Marcy and her Texas Sugardaddy's latest release on CSP Records and Frequency (currently Leaving The Universe). Ian is also a BMI published songwriter signed exclusively to DollarStore Monkey Publishing and lead singer in his own band, Kit Shicker, sharing lead vocals with national touring artist, Jenn Slyder. He will be working on new release of Gruen Falgout with acclaimed drummer Buzzy Gruen (Point Blank, Chuck Rainey) in 2016.
You can hear Ian featured on the international release of "Tempus Fugitives" with the Peter Ulrich Collaboration (famed percussionist with Dead Can Dance).
Along with AHEAD Drumsticks, Ian is exclusively endorsed by Taye Drums, Evans Drumheads, D'addario, Stagg Music, EMD Music and Flix Sticks.