John Marshall performs on concert stages, radio, television, and film, both nationally and internationally. He includes the drumming traditions of the Middle East, North and South India, Egypt, West Africa, the Caribbean, and Central Asia in his repertoire. Performing on frame drums, tabla, doumbek, tombak, djembe, congas, riq, pandiero, mbira, conventional Western percussion, and all manner of hand-held percussion.
Active in scoring original music for films and documentaries, John Marshall’s music has appeared in award winning films released both nationally and internationally. Marshall’s instructional books and CDs, Hand Drums for Beginners (5 star rating), World Beat Encyclopedia, and Drum Atlas: Africa are available everywhere through Alfred Publishing. With numerous CD credits to his name, John is recorded on DMP, Ellipsis Arts, Sony, Jazzheads, Spring Hill, Windham Hill and Virgin record labels.