Drum Sketches

Innova 677


Drum Sketch 1 2:58

Drum Sketch 2 1:50

Drum Sketch 3 7:20

Drum Sketch 4 2:56

Drum Sketch 5 1:54

Drum Sketch 6 3:40

Drum Sketch 7 4:08

Drum Sketch 8 3:21

Drum Sketch 9 4:19

Drum Sketch 10 3:08


Thank you to everyone who helped make this

recording possible and for  all your love and support,

especially: Mako, Philip, Barbara, Ras, Jeff,

Sheila, Plywood and to Roberto


dedicated to emanuel


Drum Sketches was commissioned by The Brecht Forum for itsNeues Kabarett series with the generous support of The New York State MusicFund, established by the New York State Attorney General at RockefellerPhilanthropy Advisors


World Premiere Live concert recording on May 5, 2007 at TheBrecht Forum

Recorded, Mixed and Mastered by Jefrrey Yellen  in NYC and Vancouver 2007

Tracks 1 and 9 Recorded by Roberto Rodriguez in KerhonksonNY 2007

Field Recordings by Roberto Rodriguez in New York and thePhilippines

Track 1 and 10 are Philippine Kulintang pieces  Binalig and Sinulog

Filmed by Plywood Pictures

Visual art performed by Makoto Fujimura


Cover Art Countenance Azurite by Makoto Fujimura

Layout Art and Design by Sheila Refael


Music composed and performed by Susie Ibarra on drumset,

kulintang, sarunay and percussion


Innova Director: Philip Blackburn

Operations Manager: Chris Campbell

Innova is supported by an endowment from the McKnightFoundation