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Curtis Andrews

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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)

Album

Speaking Hands

Label: Independent
Released: 2021
Track listing: Tom TaTom TaKaTom TaKiTaTom Tight Rope, Short Walk 30 for -32- in 25 The Rainmaker Locomotion A Frayed Knot The Speaking Hand Kobla The Shapeshifter Chapu Tala Malika

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Tight Rope, Short Walk

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Label: Independent
Released: 2021
Duration: 06:52

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Kaju Fenny

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Label: Self Produced
Released: 2008
Duration: 6:31

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Take Five With Curtis Andrews

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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): ...


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