Adam Rudolph: Rhythm Mind
This is an in-person event
Tue, 04 August 2020
08:00PM - 09:00PM (EDT)
Brooklyn Raga Massive
Stream here: https://zoom.us/j/2404257401
With his concept of cyclic verticalism, Adam Rudolph has discovered new territory in the world of rhythm. Musicians will learn how he combines Indian and middle eastern and African approaches to create new and exciting polyrhythms. A master educator as well as a percussionist this masterclass will be open to musicians of all levels.
For the past four decades composer, improviser and percussionist Adam Rudolph has performed extensively in concert throughout North & South America, Europe, Africa, and Asia. Rudolph has been hailed as "a pioneer in world music" by the NY Times and "a master percussionist" by Musician magazine. He has released over 25 recordings under his own name, featuring his compositions and percussion work. Rudolph composes for his ensembles Adam Rudolph's Moving Pictures, Hu: Vibrational percussion group, and Go: Organic Orchestra, an 18 to 54 piece group for which he has developed an original music notation and conducting system. He has taught and conducted hundreds of musicians worldwide in the Go: Organic Orchestra concept. In 1995 Rudolph premiered his opera The Dreamer, based on the text of Friedreich Nietzsche's "The Birth of Tragedy".
Rudolph has performed with Don Cherry, Jon Hassell, Sam Rivers, Pharaoh Sanders, L. Shankar, A.A.C.M co-founders Fred Anderson and Muhal Richard Abrams, Wadada Leo Smith, and Omar Sosa. He has toured extensively and recorded 15 albums with Yusef Lateef including duets and their large ensemble compositional collaborations.