Jonathan Curry is a Durham-based drummer. He studied Jazz and Music Industry at NCCU and has had the opportunity to play with artists such as Branford Marsalis, Christian Scott (Atunde Adjuah), Akuah Allrich, and Rapsody, just to name a few. He believes that he must use his artistic ability to continue the ongoing fight for freedom and liberation of all peoples.
Thom Nguyen is an experimental percussionist originally from Oxford, Mississippi. His recent projects include free jazz duo, Manas with guitarist, Tashi Dorji; psychedelic rock band, Nest Egg; and folk projects, House and Land and Sarah Louise. He lives in Asheville, North Carolina, enjoys refurbishing vintage drum kits and collecting items that make cool sounds from thrift shops. He owns and operates a drum backline company, Batteria Backline.
RESONANCY is an ongoing performance series that explores the vast and evolving landscape of percussion-centric music and arts. Our aim is to connect percussive threads between creative communities and offer a platform for innovation, improvisation, and collaboration along the rhythmic backbone. -Devon Tuttle