Composer, hand drummer & percussionist Adam Rudolph has been hailed as “a pioneer in world music” by the New York Times. For decades, Rudolph’s appeared at festivals and concerts worldwide. His recordings blend contemporary improvisations with music of other cultures, notably Gnawa (Moroccan) music. He’s performed & recorded with Don Cherry (Gift of the Gnawa, which he also produced), Yusef Lateef, Jon Hassell, Abbey Lincoln, Pharoah Sanders, Vernon Reid, Cassandra Wilson, David Murray, Bill Laswell, Uri Caine, Sting, Talvin Singh, DJ Spooky, Don Byron & others. Recorded at Bill Laswell’s studio.
“I’m trying to work with languages and forms that resonate with me, from diverse music cultures I’ve been involvement over many years.” - Adam Rudolph
Brahim Fribgane (oud, tarija); Graham Haynes (cornet, flugelhorn); Hamid Drake (drum set, frame drum); Kenny Wessel (guitars); Ned Rothenberg (shakuhachi, bass clarinet, bass flute, alto sax) Shanir Blumenkrantz (acoustic bass, sintir) and Steve Gorn (bansuri, clarinet, Pakistani oboe)