Todd Bishop

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Gender Male
Industry Arts
Occupation musician
Location Portland, Oregon, United States
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Introduction I'm a jazz drummer, drum teacher, band leader, and visual artist from Portland, Oregon.
Interests Jazz, improvised music, art, photography, abstract expressionism, Roman history, Italy, France, the Etruscans, military history, graphic design, modernist design, excellent cheap food
Favorite Movies Sorcerer, Kingpin, Animal Crackers, Yojimbo, The Maltese Falcon, Day Of The Jackal, Phantom Of The Paradise, The Limey, Johnny Stecchino, The General, The Killing, Spartacus, The Godfather, Ghost In The Shell, Welcome To The Dollhouse, Dead Man, Night On Earth, Mystery Train, Down By Law, Straight To Hell, Repo Man, Fear And Loathing In Las Vegas, Jabberwocky, Monty Python And The Holy Grail, The Wild Bunch, Cross Of Iron, Pecker, Duck Soup, Monkey Business, Female Trouble, Spartacus, Bedazzled
Favorite Music Miles Davis, Thelonious Monk, Keith Jarrett, Ornette Coleman, Bill Evans, Stereolab, John Coltrane, Don Cherry, Sly Stone, Frank Zappa, Beta Band, Brian Eno, Velvet Underground, Paul Motian, Bill Frisell, Tim Berne, Master Musicians of Joujouka, Wayne Shorter, Herbie Hancock, Weather Report, Paul Bley, Chet Baker, Jimmy Giuffre, Le Tigre, Butthole Surfers, the Shaggs, Portishead, My Bloody Valentine, Wu Tang Clan, Marty Robbins, Johnny Cash, Charlie Patton, Bukka White, Howlin' Wolf, James Brown, Aretha Franklin, Sly Stone, Frank Sinatra, Curtis Mayfield
Favorite Books Brutality Of Fact - Interviews With Francis Bacon, Snow Crash, The Diamond Age, Cryptonomicon, Notes Of A Dirty Old Man, The Most Beautiful Woman In Town, Tales Of Ordinary Madness, Hot Water Music, Exterminator!, The Adding Machine, Eyewitness To History, I Claudius, The 12 Caesars, Side Effects, Without Feathers, A History Of Private Life, Positively Fifth Street, The Seasons Of Rome, Red Mars