Percussionist Tunji Beier

Tunji Beier performs improvisations and compositions drawing on various traditions that have influenced him, especially Macedonian and South Indian traditions. Tunji grew up in New Guinea, Nigeria and Australia and now lives in Germany. At the age of 10 he began to study African Yoruba drumming. At 16 he went to Bangalore to study Karnatic (South Indian) percussion for three years.