PAYTON MACDONALD (b 1974 )
Payton MacDonald is a composer and performer. As a composer he has created a unique body of work that draws upon his extensive experience with East Indian tabla drumming, American military rudimental drumming, Jazz, European classical music, and the American experimental tradition. He studied music at the University of Michigan and the Eastman School of Music. Further studies include tabla with Bob Becker and Pandit Sharda Sahai. Numerous ensembles have performed his music around the world, including Alarm Will Sound and the Los Angeles Philharmonic.
– Marc Grauwels