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Todd Turkisher
Todd Turkisher
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Artist Biography

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  • Band/Affiliation: Independent
  • Country: United States
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A New York City native, Todd began drumming at age 10. A Hofstra University graduate, Todd has toured the world with David Byrne and can be heard on Byrne's self titled album, as well as African drum master Baba Olatunji's grammy nominated Love Drum Talk. Other credits include Selena's "Dreaming of You." Todd has also performed with Randy

Brecker, Michael Urbaniak, Steve Vai, Larry Coryell and many other international artists including Brazilian singer/songwriter Vinicius Cantuaria. Recently Todd and bassist Paul Socolow created "Angry Man Breakfast". Their CD "Have Another Day" is an unusual episodic journey which brings grit and true analog life back into today's digital desert.

Todd has been touring the world with Ute Lemper for the last 9 years and co-produced Ute's last 2 records But One Day for Universal Records and Beyond Yesterday And Tomorrow for Edel.

He is currently writing & producing an album featuring the words of Charles Bukowski, with melodic composition and voice by Ute Lemper. Todd has been a Zildjian artist since 1986.

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