Joshua Trinidad & Riatsu
Internationally renowned trumpeter, Joshua Trinidad was born and raised in the United States (Denver, Colorado). His recorded music can be heard globally with artists such as Sage Francis, Lee Konitz, Nathaniel Ratliffe, and soundtrack music for Ken Burns's documentary, "Vietnam". Joshua also composed a soundtrack to the photography of New York photographer Chris Buck, that include iconic photos of Bjork, Robert Kennedy Jr and Harry Dean Staton. Over the past few years Joshua has performed with BadBadNotGood, The Mars Volta, Ikey Owens, Cake, Karl Denson, OK Go, The Colorado Wind Ensemble, George Clinton, The Bad Plus, Rudy Royston, Mike Brown, David Cieri and many others. While getting his formal education in music education, trumpet and music business at The University of Colorado he gained popularity through his performances with artists such as The New York Voices, Edgar Myer, One Republic, The Fray and Wheelchair Sports Camp. He has toured much of the US and the World with a number of acts. He is a professor at Colorado State University where he is finishing his PhD.
Riatsu is (the recording name of ) Shadaab Kadri, an ambient electronic musician from Bombay, India. As a branched progression from contributing to synth portions in his drone metal band Pangea, Riatsu is the space for the exploration of soundtrack music and field recording curiosities. Background scores for your visual imagination, in a sea of sound that stretches from ambient techno to dark ambient.