Results for "Curtis Andrews"
Curtis Andrews is a Canadian-based musician with global persuasions. A percussionist/composer/teacher who creates music that is informed by his many years of experience with West African, South Indian and jazz traditions yet transcends categorization. As a performer/collaborator, he has toured and recorded nationally and internationally with dozens of artists from across Canada in a myriad of styles, on drumset, mridangam, mbira, and percussion. His debut album The Offering of Curtis Andrews (2008) was an award-winning effort and his music has been described as “engaging, uplifting and warmly human” (Exclaim! Magazine), “a rich multicultural buffet” (The Wholenote), and “an eclectic, jazzy and rich international music palette” (Percussive Notes)
by Bob Osborne
2021 is proving to be the gift that keeps giving for new jazz releases. Curtis Andrews returns after a long break from releasing music to deliver an album which is rich in rhythmic exploration, modal and raga-based melodies, and some truly virtuosic performances. There's also the debut from Martin Frieberg, Dennis González Ataraxia Trio's second offering, ...
by AAJ Staff
Meet Curtis Andrews: Drummer/percussionist/composer Curtis Andrews strives to create, assemble, mix and discover. Schooled in the jazz tradition, he prefers to take his music beyond that and has studied intensely, the music of Ghana and India. As a result, his debut album The Offering of Curtis Andrews is unlike anything you may have heard.Instrument(s): ...