November 12, 2010 @
Adham weaves his Juno nominated musical magic infusing world
rhythms from all over the globe….contemporary and timeless.
Over the years Adham has had the pleasure to work with many talented musicians on stage and in the studio. Recording a wide variety of world instrumentation, he has woven the sounds of India, Bali ., Australia ,Africa , Jamaica, the Middle East , Slovakia ,Scandinavia, Turkey and north america into all aspects of his production Playing live , Adham Brings the sensibility of the global village to the stage as both a solo performer and alongside a collective of world musicians. Fusing together soundscapes of the ancient the immediate with the tribal dub groove, his renowned sets bridge the gap between the organic and the electronic. Often collaborating with dancers and VJs, his shows are an uplifting and captivating multimedia experience for all ages Featured shows have included the Victoria Folk Festival , The Big Time Out, the Shambhala music festival,alongside ott and shpongle, opening set for spearhead at starbelly Jam with Dubsoniq, a cbc zed tv appearance with dubsoniq, Samothraki Dance festivals greece, Dakini nights in tokyo, Salmon Arm Roots n Blues Festival w Knaan Kinnie Starr, Mihirangi, Boom Festival Portugal w Ganga Giri and Solo, Byron Bay w Gaudi and Ganga Giri. he Parihaka Maori Peace Festival and Uprising Nz. As a music producer and composer, Shaikh skillfully weaves organic and electronic sounds into global music tapestries that take listeners on sonic journeys transcending time and place. He has released 12 albums and many individual compositions, among them the 2004 release, Fusion, which was nominated for a Juno Award (Canadian Grammy) in the World Music category. Music labels from around the globe have released his music, including Interchill, Dakini Records, Electronic Soundscapes, Liquid Sound Design, Native State, One World Music, Water Music, Nia, Sounds True, Stoned Asia, and the infamous Six Degrees. Recently, Shaikh co-produced and mixed the award-winning debut CD for global fusion group Delhi 2 Dublin, and has just completed re-mixes for internationally renowned world fusion artists Nickodemus, Deya Dova, Kaya Project,Tripswitch and David Starfire. Shaikh has also completed remixes for Stephen Kent, Omar Faruk Tekbilek , Issa Bagayogo , Ganga Giri , and the Footsteps in Africa Project (Turag remix)