Julian Douglas - Percussionist / Accompanist / Composer / Educator / Drum and Dance Circle Facilitator
Julian Douglas is a Remo Health Rhythms trained facilitator and a recipient of the Indiana Arts Commission On-Ramp Fellowship with 25 years of experience facilitating drum and dance circles, as well as a world percussion and rhythm teacher, composer, and a performing percussionist/accompanist. Raised by a jazz
pianist Julian’s childhood was an immersive education in music with a strong emphasis on rhythm. His studies have included elements of the music and traditions of various cultures including those in the African diaspora, the Middle-East, Eastern Europe, and India.
As a composer and drum/dance circle facilitator, Julian’s focus has been to draw inspiration and knowledge from traditional music while holding a sustained value for the creative impulse of the present moment and the centrality of the individual as the source of living creativity.
Julian has recorded and performed with various ensembles, taught lessons and workshops, and facilitated circles throughout the Eastern United States. He is a founding member of the progressive world percussion ensemble Rhythm Quest which earned a 4 star review for their
debut album Excursion from Modern Drummer magazine. More information on his music can be found at JulianDouglas.com
Artist Website: JulianDouglas.com
Drum and Dance Circle Website: RhythmArise.com
Julian Douglas on Facebook: facebook.com/resonantmind/
Rhythm Arise on Facebook: facebook.com/RhythmArise/