||Lyndon Achee (composer) is a melodic percussionist, keyboardist and composer.
He was born and raised in Trinidad and moved to New York City in 1988.
An active performer in New York, he has recorded and performed with Nile Rodgers' R.T. G. Productions, Anthony Braxton, Eric Leeds' Paisely Park release, David Pleasant, Jay Hoggard, Arnie Lawrence, Winston Grennan, and at the Lincoln Center Summer Concert Series, with the Village Drums of Freedom.
He recently composed and performed a score for Derek Walcott's play "On the Blue Nile" at the Juilliard School.
He is currently Musical Director of Village Drums of Freedom, Calendula, a New York-based World Music and Jazz Band. He has also worked as a musical therapist and instructor at the Good Samaritan AIDS Program, the Inner City Music Project (sponsored by Time-Warner), the Arts Connection Youth Music Program, and the Marie Brooks Dance and Music School.
He holds a BFA from the Jazz and Contemporary Music Program of the New School for Social Research and Mannes College. Awards include the Bill Cosby Scholarship Award, Vera List Scholarship, Bruner Abron Award and Pantrinbago Youth Achievement Award. [ more staff and associates >> ]