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Adam Rudolph

composer, percussion

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Originally from the south side of Chicago, composer and handrummer/percussionist Adam Rudolph has released over a dozen recordings as a leader and appeared on numerous albums. For the past three decades he has performed extensively throughout North & South America, Europe, Africa, and Asia. Since the 1970’s Rudolph has been developing his unique syncretic approach to hand drumming in creative collaborations with outstanding artists of cross-cultural and improvised music. In 1988 Rudolph began his association Yusef Lateef, with whom toured worldwide and recorded many albums. Rudolph is artistic director and composes for several performing ensembles: Adam Rudolph’s Moving Pictures, Hu: Vibrational with Hamid Drake, and Vashti International Percussion Ensemble which includes percussionists from Indonesia, Iran, India, and Morocco. He also conducts the Go: Organic Orchestra, a 2- 35 -piece woodwind and percussion ensemble, which he founded in 2001. Rudolph recently premiered his first Opera, The Dreamer, based on the text of Friedreich Nietzsche's "The Birth of Tragedy".

Firehouse 12 Performances

Adam Rudolph's Moving Pictures Quintet Friday, April 2, 2010, 10:00p

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