Equally comfortable improvising, composing parts, reading scores and leading ensembles, Brian Shankar Adler provides a forward-thinking, custom tailored sonic palette, rich in textural detail, groove and rhythmic nuance. His expansive approach and passion breathes life into virtually any setting, allowing projects to soar. 


Gear Highlights:

drum set (jazz, fusion and rock sizes)

tabla

mridang

ghatam

dhol

kanjira

cajon

bongos

djembe

conga

timbale

udu

slit drum 

bombo leguero

shakers

bells

vibraphone

glockenspiel

found objects

and crates filled with various instruments and other-worldly sounds


Testimonials:

"Brian is a very talented instrumentalist. Elevated my work x100." ~Brian H, Music Supervisor.


"Great tabla player, wonderful communication and high quality recordings! highly recommend!” ~Amal L, Producer.


"Brian 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 C, Composer.


To book a session or ask questions, contact Brian Shankar Adler