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


Percussion Highlights:

drum sets (jazz, fusion and rock sizes)

tabla

mridang

pakhawaj

ghatam

dhol

kanjira

cajon

bongos

djembe

conga

timbale

udu

slit drum

bombo leguero

shakers from various parts of the world

bells from various parts of the world

vibraphone

glockenspiel

crates filled with found objects, sculptural sounds and effects


Testimonials:

"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.


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