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2020

Interested in learning drums? Want to know more about jazz history, improvisation, and how to swing hard on drums? Taru is available for ONLINE PRIVATE LESSONS and WORKSHOPS tailored to your specific needs. Don't hesitate to book a lesson!

Recording of Taru's solo album "KoJo Time"
2016

Taru recorded in 2016 album titled "KoJo Time" in legendary Rudy Van Gelder studio in New Jersey released under the JAZZLEADSHEATS.COM label paying tribute to his father, legendary tenor saxophone player Roland Alexander by playing his original compositions.

The album consists of nine original compositions of Taru's father, Roland Alexander, an American post-bop jazz tenor saxophone player.

Ensemble:

Taru Alexander - drums

Don Sickler - trumpet

Elijah Shiffer - tenor saxophone

Benjamin Rosenblum - piano

Marthy Jaffe - bass

Roland Alexander
"LIVE AT THE LENOX LOUNGE"
June, 2018
New release of the rare live recording of Roland Alexander, American post-bop jazz musician & Taru's father, at the legendary New York City jazz club "Lenox Lounge" recorded LIVE at the beginning of 3rd millennium, 21st Century.
Ensemble:

Roland Alexander - Tenor Saxophone
Kiane Zawadi - Euphonium
Eric Lewis - Piano
Quentin Franklin - Bass
Taru Alexander - Drums

Produced by Taru Alexander and co-produced by Drake Colley for NUBIAN TONAL SCIENCE, LLC
Photo: c Beuford Smith/Cesaire