Erik Griswold, Ph. D, Australia
Eclectic Australian-American musician Erik Griswold fuses experimental, jazz, and world music traditions to create works of striking originality. Specializing in prepared piano, percussion and toy instruments, he collaborates with musicians from diverse backgrounds as well as visual artists and writers.
Erik leads international tours of The Wide Alley (a 10-piece ensemble of Chinese and Australian musicians) and Clocked Out Duo, of which he is Director. His composition “Old MacDonald’s Yellow Submarine” was played recently at Carnegie Hall by noted toy pianist Margaret Leng Tan.