Beverly Botsford
Cross-Cultural Percussionist
P.O. Box 62312
Durham, NC 27715
(919) 384-8418



About Beverly


Educational Programs



Professional Experiences

For Educators




With Nnenna Freelon ~
Hollywood Bowl; Kennedy Center; Prince Albert Hall (London); Blue Note (NYC); Ronnie Scotts (London); and Major Jazz festivals in the USA, Italy, Sicily, Spain, Canary Islands, Austria, Norway, Finland, Bermuda and Brazil.

With Chuck Davis and the African American Dance Ensemble ~
Dance Africa Chicago and New York (Brooklyn Academy of Music); Hong Kong; and St. Croix, Virgin Islands.

American Dance Festival ~ Durham, NC, & Seoul, S. Korea.

With Elise Witt ~ Lincoln Center Out of Doors

Alternate ROOTS Performance Festival ~ Atlanta, GA.

With Urban Bush Women ~ Michigan Womens Music Festival

Governor Morehead School for the Blind ~ Raleigh, NC

UNC Burn Center ~ Chapel Hill, NC

New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival ~ New Orleans, LA


With Nnenna Freelon ~ BET Jazz Jazz Central, CBS
Good Morning Show, Jerry Lewis Telethon

WRAL TV-5 Frog Hollow and The Androgeena Show

With Bud Shank ~ VH-1 New Visions

Workshops / Residencies

NC Arts Council ~ Multicultural Educational Residencies

NC Center for the Advancement of Teaching

ORFF Schulwork Association

Witchita State University (KS), University of Ohio-Athens, and Albion College (MI)

All One Tribe Drum Festival (Taos, NM)

Community Arts Partnership (Selma, AL)

Selected Discography

Nnenna Freelon ~ Soul Call (nominated for two Grammys)

Beverly Botsford ~ Movin Up

Beverly Botsford & Khalid Saleem ~ Rhythms of Life

Nana Simopolous ~ Gaias Dream

Jim Brock ~ A Tropic Affair

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