Becoming a One-Man Band

July 17, 2020

Heitzenrater describes his transition from an early focus on classical music to the revelation that multi-track recording could enable him to reach new creative heights in musical composition and engineering.

Curator’s note: John Heitzenrater, a founding member of the band Hindugrass, is a multi-instrumentalist, composer, and educator whose performance career spans more than three decades and many genres. The instrument on which he is featured in Hindugrass is sarod, but he has also appeared performing and in recordings on tabla, bassoon, guitars, bass, ghatam, keyboards, tenor recorder, basketball, darbukka and voice.