Karuna Duo: Hamid Drake & Adam Rudolph at Third Life Studio
uploaded this event on May 1, 2018
Master percussionists Hamid Drake & Adam Rudolph bring their Karuna Duo project to Mandorla Music for a rare Boston-area appearance!
Hamid Drake and Adam Rudolph met at the age of 14 in a downtown Chicago drum shop. Their shared love for rhythms and musics of the world has taken them around the world, performing together with Fred Anderson, Don Cherry, Yusef Lateef, Pharaoh Sanders, Hassan Hakmoun, Hu: Vibrational, Mandingo Griot Society, and Adam Rudolph’s Moving Pictures among others.
Their shared Chicago roots and longtime global music research and performing experience have allowed them to forge a uniquely shared musical understanding and creative outlook. As Drake reflected upon their influence upon each other, “I have been developing a hand drum concept on the drum set while Adam says he is developing a drum set concept on his hand drums. We understand one another.”...