Brian Shankar Adler

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Brian Shankar Adler

Brian Shankar Adler is a multidisciplinary drummer, percussionist and composer based in Brooklyn, NY. With an expansive understanding of time, a colorful sonic palette and a mastery of groove that few others possess, Adler explores the unchartered terrain between: jazz, world music, rock, experimental and new music forms. Adler has been recorded on over thirty albums and has worked with: Bash the Trash, Bomba de Tiempo, Bombay Rickey, Chelsea Clinton, Moppa Elliott, Sheila Jordan, Guillermo Klein, Michael Leonhart, Frank London, Kate McGarry, Kamala Sankaram and Elizabeth Swados. He has been featured on WNYC’s “New Sounds,” Jason Bivin’s book “Spirits Rejoice,” has presented music at Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, Roulette, Rubin Museum, Smalls, Walt Disney Hall and Kennedy Center. Invested in the continued output of creative music, Adler operates Circavision Productions, a full service production company.


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