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Anders Griffen is a musician and composer playing drums and trumpet, bending genres with original songwriters, instrumentalists, choreographers and other creative artists. After developing a background in jazz, not in school but at jam sessions around the city, he was one of the main drummers on the Antifolk scene ca. 1998-2003 while continuing the search for inspiring and unique expressions.
On 40+ records, and concerts across the States and abroad -- including Lollapalooza, Primavera Sound, and The End of the Road festivals, a Peel Session on BBC Radio 1, and on Jazz with OT with legendary radio presenter Oscar Treadwell -- Anders has performed with songwriters and bands like Jeffrey Lewis, Diane Cluck, Regina Spektor, Kimya Dawson, The Bundles, Paleface, The Walkmen, Mark Mulcahy, Winterpills, Seth Faergolzia, Dufus, and the legendary Ish Marquez ...
As well as jazz musicians Frank Lowe, Bernard Santacruz, Christopher Parker, Chad Fowler, William Parker, Henry P. Warner, Roy Campbell Jr., Joe Shepley, and just a diverse range of artists, musicians and dancers.
A native of Brooklyn, New York, Anders now resides in western Massachusetts
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Diane Cluck with Anders Griffen
Released February 5, 2021
by Diane Cluck
One of my favorite collaborations. You really kind of had to be there, but it's nice we have at least something to show for it.
Nothing But Love: The Music of Frank Lowe
Released September 4, 2020
A group of dispersed musicians who were close to Frank Lowe over the last decade of his life met up in Brooklyn on June 15th & 16th, 2019, to play and record some of his music.
"Wheel" with Bernard Santacruz and Frank Lowe - April 30, 1998