|Born||December 23, 1966|
|Origin||Burbank, California, United States|
|Occupations||Musician, composer, arranger|
|Associated acts||The Archibald Leeches, Eddie Fontaine, Velvet Chain|
Brian Reardon (born 23 December 1966) is an American guitarist and Los Angeles session musician. He was born in Burbank, California to television producer Betty Reardon and rockabilly performer and television actor Eddie Fontaine. In 1985 Reardon studied with King Crimson guitarist Robert Fripp, continuing to play guitar with Los Angeles area bands. He later studied composition under Rule Beasley at Santa Monica Community College and with Elaine Barkin at UCLA where he received a degree in music composition.
Reardon first received national attention as guitarist for Velvet Chain, which had a song featured on a 1997 episode of the popular Buffy the Vampire Slayer series. In 1998 he performed a song on the TV series Beverly Hills 90210. He has done session work for CBS's The King of Queens, The Strip, Sex and the City and several other television and film productions along with many major market commercials. Reardon played guitar for the 2008 World Premier production of Dolly Parton's 9 to 5: The Musical at the Ahmanson Theater in Los Angeles, and on national tours of Jersey Boys, Altar Boyz, Elton John and Tim Rice's Aida. He is the founder, arranger and lead guitarist for The Archibald Leeches, a small jazz ensemble that plays arrangements from the late 50s and early 60s.