Tripp Dudley

Drums, tabla, frame drums, guitar, general percussion, music theory, rhythm theory, Indian rhythmic theory

Tripp Dudley is an accomplished tabla player, drummer and percussionist with performance experience in many diverse musical traditions. His deep groove and virtuosity across multiple instruments have paved the way for his many journeys around the world with many different artists. He has performed with artists: Pandit Samir Chatterjee, Dan Weiss, Beth Nielsen Chapman, Jamshied Sharifi, Maartin Allcock, Pete Zorn, John Ragusa, Adam Rudolph, Rogério Boccato, Hamid Drake,Tim Keiper, Matt Kilmer, Philip Mayer, Simrit, Jai Jagdeesh, Salieu Suso, Mirabai Ceiba, Bolé, Salif Bamakora and many others. Tripp’s strength with uncommon rhythmic cycles and polyrhythmic concepts led him to find the tabla, a drum from the Indian classical tradition. He has been a dedicated student of tabla for over 15 years, and was initiated as a formal disciple by Pandit Samir Chatterjee, continuing a teacher-student lineage that dates back almost 300 years. Tripp has taught many workshops and private lessons, and played thousands of concerts in more than 20 different countries. He is a graduate of Berklee College of Music, and endorses Saluda cymbals.



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“Tripp is one of the most talented and versatile percussionist I know. His passion shines through his love for creating great music and through his patience while teaching. He is also a very down-to-earth and genuine person. All great qualities you want in a teacher. I’m happy and grateful to have met him.”

-Carlton Bennett

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