Brian Eno is a British musician, composer, producer, songwriter, artist, and sound designer. He is best known for his contributions to ambient music and work in rock, pop, and electronica. Eno joined the glam rock group Roxy Music as its synthesizer player in 1971, recording two albums with the group before departing in 1973. He then released a number of solo pop albums and began exploring a minimalist direction with influential recordings such as Discreet Music and Ambient 1: Music for Airports. Eno collaborated frequently with other musicians such as David Bowie, Talking Heads, and U2. Eno has also worked in other media, including sound installations, film, and writing. He is a founding member of the Long Now Foundation and has been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.