Robbie Avenaim (drums, percussion)
Melbourne-based musician, sound artist, and instrument builder who has collaborated with many of the key players in experimental music community
including John Zorn, Masonna, Fred Frith, Mike Patton, Ikue Mori, Otomo Yoshihide, and lots more. He also has a long-time interest in African music, and has played with the likes of Tchico Tchicaya and Passy Jo. Robbie is a co-founder and co-organiser of “What Is Music?,” Australia's largest international festival of experimental music.
wikipedia article: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robbie_Avenaim
The “What is Music?” Festival: http://www.whatismusic.com/