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Geoffrey Gordon / Bio

Geoffrey Gordon worked on Broadway and internationally with director Julie Taymor (director of 'Across the Universe', 'Frida', The Lion King on Brdwy) and composer Elliot Goldenthal (Academy Award for Best Soundtrack). Geoffrey has worked on several Cohen Brothers movie soundtracks with composer Carter Burwell as well as on films with Elliot Goldenthal. Geoffrey's composition 'Inanna' with Diane Wolkstein was performed at Lincoln Center, The United Nations, and The British Museum. In 1992 he became the full time percussionist for Jai Uttal. He recorded and toured for more than a dozen years with Jai Uttal in The Pagan Love Orchestra, and for all kirtans and workshops. He's also toured and worked internationally with Ram Dass at public talks and retreats, on recordings and in the film "Fierce Grace". Geoffrey produced CDs for Rita Coolidge & Walela, Shiva Rea, Diana Rogers, Yuan Miao & Lama Norbu, and Swami Vishwananda. He's performed and recorded with Robbie Robertson, Coleman Barks, Krishna Das, Gabrielle Roth, Peter Kater, David Torn, Tulku and many others.Geoffrey was initiated into yogic practices in 1971 and studied Ashtanga Yoga and Tantric meditation. He has studied tabla with Ustad Allarakha and Zakir Hussain and North Indian Classical Music with Ustad Ali Akbar Khan.

General Info

Band Members
Geoffrey Gordon
Artist Name
Geoffrey Gordon
Home Page
http://www.reverbnation.com/geoffreygordon
Active Since
01/70
Genres
Reggae / Kirtan / Jazz

Contact Info

Location
Larkspur, CA
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