"Wow! Thanks a lot! Ill be greatly interested in any project on those lines! We have a group here which performs Indian Classical, Ghazals, Western Classical and Jazz. Im truly amazed after going through your profile. Seems so interesting. Looking…"
"Beautiful dream! I'm on the same page. Check out Spoken Hand Percussion Orchestra www.spokenhand.org. (We collaborated with Zakir Hussain and Rennie Harris Puremovement a few years back and have future project with
Tabla player/teacher and composer-over 30 years. Performed throughout the Americas and Europe. Co-director of Spoken Hand Percussion Orchestra, director of Lenny Seidman Tabla Choir, original member of Atzilut. Music collaborator and performer with Rennie Harris' "Facing Mekka" international tour. Also performed with Zakir Hussain, Simon Shaheen, Kenny Endo, I Dewa Berata, Elio Villafranca and countless other musicians and choreographers/dancers from the Asian and African diasporas. Residencies at APPEX and Headlands Center for the Arts. Studied tabla with Zakir Hussain, Ishwarlal Misra, Chotelal Misra, Kiran Deshponde and South Indian music with Adrian L'Armand. Guest artist @ Swarthmore College since 1998, world music and jazz curator @ Painted Bride Art Center.
Art Forms And Cultures I Would Like To Engage With
The development of and 70 performance international tour with "Facing Mekka" ; and Spoken Hand Percussion Orchestra collaboration with Zakir Hussain and Rennie Harris Puremovement ("Flammable Contents").
My Creative Influences & Favorite Artists
Creative influences: Zakir Hussain, Adrian L'Armand / Rennie Harris, Daryl Burgee and many others.
Favorite artist: Zakir Hussain and many others.
My Artistic Affiliations
Painted Bride Art Center, Swarthmore College Dept. of Music and Dance, Headlands Center for the Arts, APPEX.
Wow! Thanks a lot! Ill be greatly interested in any project on those lines! We have a group here which performs Indian Classical, Ghazals, Western Classical and Jazz. Im truly amazed after going through your profile. Seems so interesting. Looking forward to collaborate with something so vastly spread in culture like this. Spoken Hand Percussion is just too great for words to describe. Thanks a lot for your comment though. Looking forward to your reply! :)