Jamie Papish

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I would love to work with you to help bring world music elements into your existing projects and collaborate with other composers to create a CD combining ethnic and urban rhythms and melodies.

Jamie is a multi-percussionist specializing in ethnic hand drum styles of the Middle East, Eastern Europe, Africa, Central Asia & the Balkans. He maintains an active performance and recording schedule as a member of the critically acclaimed Yuval Ron Ensemble as well as other Los Angeles based world music ensembles and has recently recorded with the internationally known Kronos Quartet. Jamie has performed at such notable venues as the Ford Amphitheater, the Skirball Cultural Center, the Getty Museum, the Hammer Museum, The Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, St. Marks Cathedral-Seattle, Yale University, Museum of Jewish Heritage-NYC and Symphony Hall-Seattle and has performed internationally in Poland; South Korea; Israel; Jordan; Mexico, Morocco and Spain. Jamie has numerous recording credits including 'Floodplain' by The Kronos Quartet; Yuval Ron Ensembles ‘Under the Olive Tree’, ‘Tree of Life’ and ‘Seeker of Truth’; MESTO’s ‘The Crescent’; Extreme Klezmer Makeover’s ‘Under Construction’ and 'Raising the Roof'; Heyraneh's 'Prayers on Tanbour' ; with Ted Falcon on 'Rhythm of the Dance'; Tony Khalife's 'Transcendence'; Sequoia Groove’s ‘Hotel Tara’, Movies: ‘How To Go Out on a Date in Queens’ Television Show ‘Sleeper Cell’ and short film Academy Award winning ‘West Bank Story’ composed by Yuval Ron.

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