Nauseef attended the California Institute Of The Arts (CalArts) where he studied Javanese Gamelan with K.R.T. Wasitodiningrat, Balinese Gamelan with I. Nyoman Wenten, North Indian Pakhawaj drumming with Pandit Taranath Rao, North Indian music theory with Pandit Amiya Dasgupta, Ghanaian drumming and dance with Kobla and Alfred Ladzekpo, Dzidzorgbe Lawluvi and C.K. Ganyo, and 20th Century Western percussion techniques and hand drumming with John Bergamo. Mark also studied frame drum techniques of the Middle East, India and the Caucasus with Glen Velez.
Nauseef has also worked as a producer. In addition to his own recordings, he has produced many records of various types of music including modern experimental forms as well as traditional forms. Traditional music productions include numerous recordings of traditional Balinese and Javanese music such as the acclaimed and award winning “The Music of K.R.T. Wasitodiningrat” which was recorded in Java and features the compositions of this master Javanese musician. Other examples include Balinese ensemble recordings “Gamelan Batel Wayang Ramayana” and “Gender Wayang Pemarwan” which were recorded in Bali. These recordings and many others of Indonesian music were produced for the CMP 3000 “World Series”.
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