With Thomas Lang, Simon Phillips, JR Robinson and many others
Artist biography Jarrod Cagwin
Percussionist Jarrod Cagwin graduated from the Berklee College of Music. He studied percussion and drums under professor Jamey Haddad and was exposed to various hand drumming techniques from India, the Middle East, Northern Africa, and Brazil. In 1995 he received a grant to study South Indian drumming techniques with Trichy Sankaran at York University in Toronto, Ontario. Upon graduation in 1996 he moved to New York City, subsequently performing and recording in a variety of contemporary and traditional music formations. In 1999 he began working with the Rabih Abou-Khalil Group, shortly thereafter relocating to Europe where he has been actively touring and teaching throughout the continent.
Jarrod Cagwin has performed with quite a few well-known jazz, world music and contemporary music artists and ensembles such as Rabih Abou-Khalil, Joachim Kühn, Fahir Atakoğlu, Steve Reich, Ricardo Ribeiro, Michel Godard, Dusko Goykovich, Gabriele Mirabassi, Gevorg Dabagyan, Dave Bargeron, Antonio Hart and Howard Levy.
Jarrod Cagwin has also performed as a soloist with the BBC Orchestra, the Ensemble Modern and the Macedonian Philharmonic Orchestra.
Jarrod Cagwin is currently based in Istanbul, Turkey. Jarrod has worked with Sezen Aksu, Kudsi Erguner, Derya Türkan, Erkan Oğur and Fahir Atakoğlu, among many others.
He is also author of a book and dvd called 'One by One', in which he explains more about his rhythmic training concepts.