Music Research Strategies celebrates the post-Max Roach continuum through his percussionist acuities and commitments to social justice organizing.
2010 - 2017
Dohee Lee, Jon Jang, Francis Wong, Genny Lim, Roscoe Mitchell, India Cooke, Danishta Rivero and Jacob Feliz Heule, Laura Ortman, Saul Williams, Dylan Carlson, Mama Tarika Lewis, Baba Tacuma King, Donald Robinson, Spirit, Akira Sakata, Lisa Harris, Ingebrigt Haker-Flaten, Hakon Kornstad, Marco Eneidi, Tatsuya Nakatani, Nava Dunkelman, Tongo Eisen-Martin, Ada Pinkston, Sheena Johnson, Jamal Moore, Luke Stewart, Thomas Stanley, David Murray & Kash Killion, Kade Twist, Nate Wooley, Jawwaad Taylor, Zachary James Watkins (Black Spirituals), Karl Evangelista, Andrea Ancina, Sharmi Basu, Amber McZeal, Tracy Hui & NIck Obando (Mutual Aid Project), Remi Alvarez & Itzam Cano, Chris Cogburn, Ben Goldberg, Mogauwane Mahloele, Jean-Louis Huhta, Yvonne Yen, Liu, Vijay Anderson, David Boyce, Hafez Modirzadeh, Angela Wellman, Suzanne Thorpe, Ava Mendoza, Juan Garcia, and Merced Youth Drum Corps.
Festivals: all ears festival, Sonic Circuits, Sonic Transmission, High Zero, Mutatu Festival of Stories, Malcolm X Jazz Festival, Kazoo Festival, Guelph Jazz Festival and Colloquium, Soundwave Festival, Active Music Festival, KZSU 24HR Day of Noise, and Switchboard Music Festival.
2004 - 2010
Electronic Arts at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, NY with Tomie Hahn (Ethnography) and Pauline Oliveros, respectively.
New College of California in San Francisco, CA: BA.
Organizations: Critical Resistance, Data Center, Estacion Libre
Performances: Philip Greenlief, Nate Wooley, Pauline Oliveros, Joe McPhee, Caterina DeRe, Suzanne Thorpe.
1993 - 2004
He studied Ethnomusicology with Hafez Modirzadeh at San Francisco State University, then
Mr. Trammell has performed with John Tchicai, Wadada Leo Smith, Lisle Ellis, India Cooke,
He was member of Homes Not Jails, Food Not Bombs, Empty the Shelters, Coalition On Homelessness, and a number of temporary, ad hoc, direct action formations.