Josh believes in the power of music to express the inexpressible, and places great trust in a spirit of experimentalism and continual discovery to fulfill his vision of bettering the human mind. Joshua Manchester is an innovative performer and instructor in the field of percussion. Besides playing in numerous Chicago new music groups, he has undertaken national tours as an improviser, works with contemporary choirs and children in churches and schools, performs ensemble or solo recitals in venues such as the Green Mill, Zhou Brothers Center, Elastic Arts, and the Vittum Theater. While having a strong background in traditional music, many diverse musical influences have shaped his experience
Superb noise music recording with a slight hint of jazz scattered around.
Willing to teach
Advanced students only.
Licensed in Illinois, Iowa and Alaska, former teacher with Sherwood Conservatory of Music on Michigan
Ave. and St. Xavier University.