BRIAN SHANKAR ADLER

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Brian Shankar Adler is a multidisciplinary drummer, percussionist, composer and educator.

With an expansive understanding of time, a colorful sonic palette and a mastery of groove that few others possess, Adler collaborates with artists and producers, exploring the unchartered terrain between: jazz, world music, rock, experimental and new music forms. His music: "flows organically in pursuit of mystery, movingly existing in an ultimate state of fluidity," according to Jordan Richardson of Canadian Audiophile.

He grew up in an ashram, in the mountains of upstate New York and began his rhythmic studies on a tabla style mridang at the age of five. Receiving a scholarship to attend New England Conservatory, he studied drum set with Rakalam Bob Moses. In Boston, Adler collaborated with Korean vocalist, Sunny Kim on chamber/jazz project Prana Trio, releasing three albums and touring the northeast and Europe.

In 2005, Adler found his way to New York City where he has
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Helium Music Project
Fusion 2013
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Fourth Dimension
Fusion 2019

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Binary Suite
Fusion 2016

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