Stuart Brown is a drummer, percussionist, composer, music producer and educator with 20+ years professional experience who has performed throughout the U.K., Europe, U.S.A, New Zealand and India and has played on over 50 commercial recordings.
Alongside his prolific freelance career, he is well established as a band-leader, having released two critically acclaimed albums with his cartoon music ensemble, Twisted Toons, which made The Times and Mojo Magazine’s Top 10 Jazz Album of 2009 and 2016. He is particularly interested in intercultural and inter-disciplinary collaboration, having spent time on funded residencies with local musicians in India and Brazil and has created music for dance, theatre, film, visual art and multi-media performance.
He currently specialises in hybrid electroacoustic drumming and creates live reactive audiovisual drum performances under the moniker MNDMTH, a practice which he devised and developed during his time as one of Sound and Music’s 15 funded New Voices composers in 2018-2019.
Stuart is one of Sound and Music’s 2018 New Voices composers.