Rhythm is the language of groove and communication, for Percussion Artist Bashiri Johnson. Bashiri is unquestionably one of the most visible and recorded percussionists on the planet. Bashiri can be heard on hit records, commercials, films, TV, games and live performances in all musical genres. Bashiris known for his sense of flow, groove, and innate desire for excellence. Bashiri lectures, hosts seminars, workshops, clinics, to give back to community and inspire young people. Bashiris also an outspoken supporter and activist for peace, equality, education and freedom. Bashiri has recorded/performed with Aretha, Beyonca, Miles, Sting, Whitney, Bob Dylan, Santana, Rancid, Sade, Michael Jackson, Madonna, Jay Z and many others.
Most memorable Next-Level PerformanceMichael Jackson's "This Is It" documentary film.
What Drives Your Creativity?I am inspired by the world around me: People, Rhythm, The Environment, Space, Animals, Birds, Ideas, Emotions. What drives me is LOVE!
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