Group Bio

Individual Bios:
Randy Gloss
Andrew Grueschow
Austin Wrinkle
John Bergamo

 

Abbos Kosimov is one of the most regarded musicians of the doira (Uzbek national percussion instrument) having received the the title of Honored Artist of Uzbekistan from president Islam Karimov on the 10 th annivesary of Uzbekistan's independence.   Renowned for both his depth of knowledge of the wide variety of national repertoire, and for his contribution to the musical and technical advancement of the doira. In 1998, Abbos founded the Abbos Group of national instruments, which is extremely popular ensemble in Uzbekistan.  

In addition, he has collabarted in numerous contemporary settings outside of Uzbekistan with percussion artists Hands On'Semble, Adam Rudolph, Giovanni Hidalgo, Zakir Hussain, and recently recorded with American popular music superstar Stevie Wonder.    Abbos has performed at major festivals in the USA, Canada, Japan, Germany, France, Belgium, Luxemurg, Greece, Taiwan, Thailand, and Malayasia.