AADS would like to thank Brannen Temple for visiting
Posted: July 3, 2013
Brannen Temple served as the fall 2013 AADS Visiting Performing Artist. He offered a 10-day September residency to the UT community that included workshops, conversations, and performances.
Brannen Temple is a highly versatile Austin-based percussionist, composer, producer and bandleader with an international reputation. Mr. Temple has performed with a diverse range of artists, including Chaka Khan, Alejandro Escoveda, Sheena Easton, Jody Watley, Eric Burdon and the Animals, and Janet Jackson, and is a regular ensemble member with Austin’s own 3 Jazz Collective. He counts Miles Davis, Stevie Wonder, Sly Stone, Herbie Hancock, and John Coltrane among his many musical influences. In addition to performing, Mr. Temple has produced 6 CDs with his own bands, Hot Buttered Rhythm and BLAZE, and he is currently performing with his band Temple Industries. Brannen was a drum specialist in the UT Butler School of Music for more than eight years and more details about his AADS residency will be available in August.