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Vijay Anderson

Freelance drummer, bandleader, composer, and teacher
Vijay Anderson is a freelance drummer, bandleader, composer, and teacher who lives and works in Oakland, California. He has been performing professionally in the Bay Area since 1997. Anderson holds a MFA in music performance from Mills College and a BA in music performance from S.F. State. He has performed and recorded with such diverse, outstanding musicians as Los Angeles-based multi-instrumentalists Lynn Johnston and Vinny Golia; Bay Area composers/performers Ben Goldberg, Sheldon Brown, John Schott, Graham Connah, Darren Johnston, Smith Dobson V, Lisa Mezzacappa, Aaron Bennett, Ava Mendoza; and saxophonist/composer Marco Eneidi. He also has worked extensively with Brooklyn based bass player/composer Adam Lane as part of Lane’s Full Throttle Orchestra, the Adam Lane Trio featuring Vinny Golia, and Adam Lane’s Blue Spirit Band featuring Avram Fefer and Roy Campbell.
Upcoming Events:

Saturday, July 8 2017 7:30 PM
The Red Poppy Art House [2698 Folsom St @23rd St SF]
Hafez Modirzadeh/Mark Dresser/Diane Moser/Vijay Anderson: Creative Music Quartet

The Red Poppy is proud to present an evening of works by four masterful composer/improvisers, each of whom has developed original concepts towards creative music, informed through a lifetime of exploration and reaching beyond an array of musical traditions.  More...
Thursday, July 27 2017 7:30 PM
Community Music Center [544 Capp Street SF]
Sheldon Brown’s Blood of the Air - neem
16th Annual Outsound New Music Summit

Beat-era Surrealist poetry, raw melodic and improvisational propulsion at the Bay Area's Creative Music Festival! Advance Tickets at:
Advance Tickets to the 16th Annual Outsound New Music Summit
Featuring: Sheldon Brown - composer, alto saxophone, clarinet, bass clarinet; Darren Johnston - trumpet; Lorin Benedict - voice; Andrew Joron - theremin; Dave MacNab - guitar; John Finkbeiner - guitar; Dan Zemelman - Piano; Vijay Anderson - drums; Alan Hall - drums
Gabby Fluke-Mogul - violin, Kelley Kipperman - double bass  More...
CDs on which Vijay Anderson appears:
ArtistTitleLabelNumber
Smith Dobson V Basement Bloodlines
Artist: Smith Dobson V
Title: Basement Bloodlines
Label: Evander Music Em 037
Label page on this site: Evander Music
Evander Music Em 037
Go-Go Fightmaster s/t
Artist: Go-Go Fightmaster
Title: s/t
Label: Pax Recordings PR90258
Label page on this site: Pax Recordings
Pax Recordings PR90258
Adam Lane’s Full Throttle Orchestra NO[W] MUSIC
Artist: Adam Lane’s Full Throttle Orchestra
Title: NO[W] MUSIC
Label: Cadence Jazz Records 1133
Label page on this site: Cadence Jazz Records
Cadence Jazz Records 1133
Adam Lane Trio feat. Vinny Golia Zero Degree Music
Artist: Adam Lane Trio feat. Vinny Golia
Title: Zero Degree Music
Label: CIMP 325
Label page on this site: CIMP
CIMP 325
Adam Lane Trio feat. Vinny Golia Music Degree Zero
Artist: Adam Lane Trio feat. Vinny Golia
Title: Music Degree Zero
Label: CIMP 335
Label page on this site: CIMP
CIMP 335
Adam Lane´s Full Throttle Orchestra New Magical Kingdom
Artist: Adam Lane´s Full Throttle Orchestra
Title: New Magical Kingdom
Label: Clean Feed Records CF052
Label page on this site: Clean Feed Records
Clean Feed Records CF052
Adam Lane Quartet Buffalo
Artist: Adam Lane Quartet
Title: Buffalo
Label: Cadence Jazz Records 1193
Label page on this site: Cadence Jazz Records
Cadence Jazz Records 1193