Greg Schutte

Composer/Sound Design

Greg Schutte is a composer, drummer, producer, and sound designer. “Shyamali” is his eighth commission for Ananya Dance Theatre. As a touring drummer, Schutte currently plays with Grammy Award winning singer/songwriter Ryan Bingham. He has performed nationally and internationally with a variety of other artists, including Chastity Brown, Todd Clouser’s A Love Electric, The Hornheads, Jelloslave, Lori Line, Anthony Cox, Empire Brass, Chuchito Valdez, Bernard Allison, and more. He performed on B.B. King’s 2002 U.S. “Summer Blues Fest” with The Shane Henry Group; Ruf Records’ 2004 European “Blues Caravan” Tour with guitarist Sue Foley; and Cyndi Lauper’s 2006 “Body Acoustic World Tour” with Minneapolis Reggae Pop group The RULE. Schutte toured Iraq and Kuwait in 2010, performing for the U.S./Coalition Forces with singer/songwriter Keri Noble. He owns and produces music at The Bathtub Shrine Recording Studio in NE Minneapolis. http://www.gregschuttemusic.com