Guest Artist

  • RESIDENCY DATES : Feb 9th 2018 to Feb 28th 2018
  • FROM : USA
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Will Calhoun is a two-time Grammy winning musician from the Bronx, New York and co-founding member of the genre-busting rock band Living Colour. He is a recipient of the prestigious Buddy Rich   Jazz Masters award for outstanding performance as a drummer.  Calhoun has produced and toured with artists from around the world, including Mick Jagger, Harry Belafonte, Pharaoh Sanders, Wayne Shorter, McCoy Tyner, Salif Kieta, Mos Def (Yassin Bey), Lauryn Hill, Paul Simon, Madonna, Emily Sailers and Public Enemy, among others. Between touring and recording Calhoun spends much of his time abroad, researching music and ancestral rhythms in West Africa, South America, and remote parts of Asia. Calhoun is on the advisory board of BMHC (Bronx Music Heritage Center) where he develops local Bronx works, creating a stimulus for new/alternative art concepts in the Bronx, and The Way of the Rain, a multi-media group featuring Sibylle and Robert Redford, paying homage to Mother Earth. Calhoun is a Guest Artist at the Lucas Artists Program at Montalvo Arts Center.