05.2016 | Improvising Project Video #5: Kanda Nadai

In the South Indian music tradition, kanda nadai indicates a flow pattern with 5 sub-divisions per beat. This new improvised solo video for the month of May features one of my closest companions of many years, a Cooperman 20-inch frame   More…

05.2016 | Interview with Eien Hunter-Ishikawa

I recently had a great chat with my friend, the multi-talented musician Eien Hunter-Ishikawa, which he has featured on his blog. We talked about the importance of sound, groove, our teachers and more. Thanks Eien! Check it out here.

04.2016 | Improvising Project Video #4: Parallaksis

In 2009 I fell hard for a small US cymbal company called Hammerax. So many beautifully unusual sounds totally sparked my imagination. The fourth video in my improvising playlist, ‘Parallaksis’, features a selection of these unique metal instruments, including a   More…

03.2016 | Improvising Project Video #3: Skin, Brush, Stone, Bronze

Third in the series of short, improvised solos, this one is entitled ‘Skin, Brush, Stone, Bronze’. The okedo-daiko featured in the video was made by Miyamoto Unosuke Shoten. The video was recorded March 15th, at Timpano Percussion Studio.

02.2016 | New Music for Film: Okpik’s Dream

Several months ago, the award-winning composer Ramachandra Borcar, who happens to be an old friend of mine, asked me to collaborate on the recording of some new music for a documentary film called ‘Okpik’s Dream‘.  The resulting score is quite   More…

Upcoming Events

25.01.2017 | 8:00pm Carbou/ Graham ‘Impulse’- Le Temple, Cournonsec, France

Multi-talented guitarist Thomas Carbou and I will be touring in France and Switzerland to support the release of our album ‘Impulse’.
More details here.

Europe Winter Tour 2017/ Tournée européenne hiver 2017
Jan. 25 – Le Temple, Cournonsec (France)
Jan. 26 – Le Minuscule, Lodève (France)
Jan. 28 – La Gauna, Palleirac (France)
Jan. 29 – Le Cabaret Cheval d’Or, Pézénas (France)
Fev. 01 – Le Bar King, Neuchatel (Suisse)
Fev. 02 – La Grange Culiary, Sainte-Croix (Suisse)
Fev. 04 – Le Hessel, Orbe (Suisse)

26.01.2017 | 8:00pm Carbou/ Graham ‘Impulse’- Le Minuscule, Lodève, France

Multi-talented guitarist Thomas Carbou and I will be touring in France and Switzerland to support the release of our album ‘Impulse’.
More details here.

Europe Winter Tour 2017/ Tournée européenne hiver 2017
Jan. 25 – Le Temple, Cournonsec (France)
Jan. 26Le Minuscule, Lodève (France)
Jan. 28 – La Gauna, Palleirac (France)
Jan. 29 – Le Cabaret Cheval d’Or, Pézénas (France)
Fev. 01 – Le Bar King, Neuchatel (Suisse)
Fev. 02 – La Grange Culiary, Sainte-Croix (Suisse)
Fev. 04 – Le Hessel, Orbe (Suisse)

11.02.2017 | 8:00pm Constantinople & Ablaye Cissoko- Udaipur World Music Festival, India

I’m very excited to be returning to Rajasthan, India with friends Constantinople and Ablaye Cissoko for the Udaipur World Music Festival 2017.

18.02.2017 | 9:00pm Carbou/ Graham & The Visit- Résonance Café, Montréal

On February 18th, Thomas Carbou and I will be splitting an evening of music with the wonderful Ottawa-based duo The Visit at Résonance Café. Thomas and I will be performing music inspired by our new album ‘Impulse‘.

18.03.2017 | 8:00pm Constantinople, Dalla Porta D’oriente- Salle Bourgie, Montréal

In concert with Constantinople and guests from Italy, the tenor Marco Beasley, Stefano Rocco, theorbo, baroque guitar and Fabio Accurso on lute. At Salle Bougie, Montréal.

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