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MURUGA The Cosmic Clown

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Muruga aka Cosmic Clown, Drums, Percussion, Painter, Composer: The winner of multiple Detroit Music Awards, Muruga exploded to fame at the infamous original Woodstock Festival, where he was the percussionist for Tim Hardin. A life-long friend and collaborator of Dick Wagner, Muruga has recorded and toured with Weather Report, George Clinton, Bootsy Collins and the P-Funk All Stars. He joined the Rainforest Band with Jerry Garcia, performing on the Grammy nominated album, Blues from the Rain Forest. Muruga engages children in exuberant rhythms. An extraordinary painter and visual artist, Muruga shares his exuberantly colorful hand-painted drums (congas, bongos, and nada drums. Photo shows Muruga with his hand-painted drums!