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Band to Join, Accordion, Acoustic Guitar, Background Singer, Bagpipes, Banjo, Bass Guitar, Cello, Clarinet, DJ, Dobro, Drums, Electronic Music, Fiddle, Flute, Harmonica, Harp, Keyboard, Lead Guitar, Mandolin, Other, Other Percussion, Piano, Rhythm Guitar, Saxophone, Steel guitar, Trombone, Trumpet, Ukulele, Upright bass, Violin, Vocalist, Vocalist - Alto, Vocalist - Baritone, Vocalist - Bass, Vocalist - Soprano, Vocalist - Tenor.

ABOUT

Brahm Masla’s Artistic Resumé

Private Study:
Age 6 to 16 private studies with Ricky Marshall in Springfield MA
Age 16 to 18 studied with Bob Wiener in Amherst MA
Age 18-currently studying with Steve Rucker, Dafnis Prieto, John Yarling
Additional lessons with Winard Harper, Billy Arnold, Jason Arnold

Some Groups, Ensembles and Bands:
Charles Neville Quintet
Khalif Neville Trio
Rahul Roy Ensemble
Masala Jazz Organ Trio
Willo Brizio Trio, and Quartet feat. Mahesh Balasooriya
Sierra Gamble
JIJ Big Band Led by Jeff Holmes
South Hadley Jazz Ensemble
The Groovy Truth Jazz Ensemble
Fantazia 360 Multimedia Performance. drum core
CMSS Marching Band/Drum line
Tyie Thomas African Drum and Dance Company
WOFA African Drum and Dance Company (guest performances)
Flaming Dragons of Middle Earth (F D.O.M.E.)
The Alchemistics (guest performances)

As a Leader:
Brahm Masla Trio, Quartet, Quintet
Jazz Under The Stairs. jazz band
The Masla-Cross-Heath trio -jazz trio
MASLA. Funk-jazz-hip hop band
Multitude of trios, quartets and quintets with rotating personnel


Some Venues and Festivals Played :

Springfield Jazz and Roots Festival, Springfield MA
Northampton Jazz Festival, Northampton MA
Iron Horse Music Hall, Northampton MA
Calvin Theatre, Northampton MA
Mi Patio, Jalisco, Mexico
The Jazz Foundation, Jalisco Mexico
Solar Restaurante, Jalisco, Mexico
Maxines Bar Miami Beach, Miami FL
Books Cafe Coral Gables FL
Gusman Hall, Coral Gables FL
Berklee College of Music High School Jazz Festival, Boston MA
HCC Jazz Festival, Holyoke MA
Pearl Street Night Club, Northampton MA
Academy of Music, Northampton MA
Vermont Jazz Center Brattleboro VT
Ziontific Festival, Green Mountains VT
The Mullins Center, Amherst MA
Hartford Road Cafe, Manchester CT
The Warehouse, Brooklyn NY
Mosaic Scholars Elementary School, Harlem NY
Oberlin College, Oberlin OH
Kenyon College, OH
Etc...

Academic Study:
Undergraduate attending Frost School of Music at the University of Miami on full scholarship

Screen name:
brahm1205345
Member since:
May 08 2017
Active over 1 month ago
Level of commitment:
Touring
Years playing music:
14
Gigs played:
Over 100
Tend to practice:
More than 3 times per week
Available to gig:
4-5 nights a week

Influences

Everyone from Papa Joe Jones, Clyde Stubblefield, Chad Smith, Jimmy Branley, Tony Williams, Danny Carey, Giovani Hidalgo, Stewart Copeland to Bernard Purdie.

Everyone from Keith Jarret, Jimi Hendrix, Los Van Van, Kendrick Lamar, Johny Griffen, Erikah Badu to John Coltrane.

Instrument experience:

Drums:
Expert
Electronic Music:
Moderate
Background Singer:
Intermediate

EQUIPMENT

Drum Set and Accessories

Drum Mics/PA if necessary