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About Patrick Graham
Over a 15 year career based in Montreal, Canadian multi-percussionist Patrick Graham has been described as a “master improviser on percussion” who “…stands on the border of several forms of traditional and creative music, embracing the world of rhythm as a whole”
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.
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…
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…
The second video in my playlist of improvised solos, recorded February 11, 2016, is called ‘A Song of Liquid Measures’. This short piece features the clay udu (made by Schlagwerk) and water-tuned porcelain bowls. A quiet listening space and headphones More…
14.09.2017 | 9:00pm Constantinople & Ablaye Cissoko- Festival de musique Besançon, France
14.10.2017 | 8:00pm Ciel de Syrie, Constantinople- Salle Bougie, Montréal
Constantinople in concert with guest clarinetist Kinan Azmeh.