Brian Shankar Adler provides a forward-thinking, custom-tailored sonic palette, rich in textural detail, groove and rhythmic nuance. Equally at home improvising, composing parts, interpreting scores and leading ensembles, Adler's expansive approach and passion breathes life into virtually any setting, allowing projects to soar.
drum set (jazz, fusion and rock sizes)
shakers from various parts of the world
bells from various parts of the world
found objects, sculptural sounds and effects
"Brian Shankar Adler is an incredibly skilled percussionist who was a joy to collaborate with. He understood my vision and used his own creative abilities to come up with a part that matched what I was looking for. On top of that, Brian is very professional, communicative, and friendly." ~Saral Navlakha, Artist.
"Brian Shankar Adler is a very talented instrumentalist. Elevated my work x100." ~Brian H, Music Supervisor.
"Great player, wonderful communication and high quality recordings! highly recommend!” ~Amal Lad, Producer.
"Adler provide some fantastic percussion for one of my projects. He was a pleasure to work with and super creative with his parts. Highly recommended!" ~Fraser Campbell, Composer.