Brooks Tipton

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Brooks Tipton
Born (1981-10-09) October 9, 1981 (age 35)
Origin Little Rock, Arkansas
Occupation(s) Musician
Instruments piano/synth
Associated acts Secret Sisters, Colour Revolt, Thursday, Unwed Sailor, Bear Colony, Chase Pagan
Notable instruments
keyboards, synthesizers

James Brooks Tipton (born October 9, 1981) is an American musician who has played in several bands.[1] He toured and recorded with Unwed Sailor from 2003-2008.[2] He appeared as keyboardist on their 2009 release Little Wars. He joined the American rock band Colour Revolt in early 2010. Brooks performed with the Epitaph band Thursday on their final tours in the United States, Canada, and Australia in 2011/2012. Brooks is the touring piano/keyboard player for the Universal Republic group Secret Sisters.

Brooks joined songwriter Vincent Griffin of Little Rock to form the band Bear Colony in 2006. Bear Colony is a collective of musicians who have recorded two studio albums, (We Came Here To Die, 2007) and ("Soft Eyes",2013) Brooks has played piano/keyboards with singer/songwriter Chase Pagan since 2003.

Brooks is the owner/operator of Electric Ghost Screen Printing LLC. He lives in Little Rock, Arkansas.


Band Year Active
Secret Sisters 2013-Present
Colour Revolt 2010–Present
Thursday 2011
Bear Colony 2007 - 2010
Chase Pagan 2004 - 2008
Unwed Sailor 2003 - 2009
American Tourist 2001 - 2003


Band Album Year
Bear Colony Soft Eyes 2013
Glass Wands Self Titled 2014
Unwed Sailor History 2013
Colour Revolt The Cradle (album) 2010[3]
Chase Pagan Bells & Whistles 2009[4]
Unwed Sailor Little Wars 2008[5]
Bear Colony We Came Here To Die 2007[6]