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Will Calhoun

Will Calhoun

Music Adjunct Faculty

Music and Performing Arts Professions

Will Calhoun is a two time Grammy winning interdisciplinary artist who graduated from the Berklee college of music. Although he’s mostly known for his drumming/composing with the genre bending Rock Band Living Colour; he’s recorded with, toured and/or produced B.B. King, Mick Jagger, Pharaoh Sanders, Wayne Shorter, Lauryn Hill, Yassin Bey (Mos Def) Oumou Sangare, Philip Glass, and many others. 

Will has invested over 25 years of personal research in the Outback of Australia, Mali, Morocco, Senegal, Belize, and Northern Brazil to document and study the true History of the drums, rhythm, sonic vibrations and their impact on modern music.  Will is also an inventor and avid user of technology and its unique role in creating music. Three well known colleagues Will continues to brainstorm with are: Jaron Lanier(Virtual Reality Inventor), Roger Linn, and Mario DeCurtiis.

“Simultaneously studying the past and future of music/rhythm is essential in today’s musical environment” -Will Calhoun


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