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Heliocentric – from Closer To The Sun – 2016 : Franklin Kiermyer – drums • Lawrence Clark – tenor saxophone • Davis Whitfield – piano • Otto Gardner – bass. Produced by Franklin Kiermyer & Michael Cuscuna

The Soul Train – from Closer To The Sun – 2016 : Franklin Kiermyer – drums • Lawrence Clark – tenor saxophone • Davis Whitfield – piano • Otto Gardner – bass. Produced by Franklin Kiermyer & Michael Cuscuna

Sunray – Bonus Track : Closer To The Sun – 2016 : Franklin Kiermyer – drums • Lawrence Clark – tenor saxophone • Davis Whitfield – piano • Otto Gardner – bass. Produced by Franklin Kiermyer & Michael Cuscuna

For Arthur Rhames – from Closer To The Sun – 2016 : Franklin Kiermyer – drums • Lawrence Clark – tenor saxophone • Davis Whitfield – piano • Otto Gardner – bass. Produced by Franklin Kiermyer & Michael Cuscuna

Co-producer Michael Cuscuna on Closer To The Sun – available November 11, 2016

Franklin Kiermyer talks about how the music works. Shot during the Further sessions.

Album promo for Further – 2014 : Franklin Kiermyer – drums, Azar Lawrence – saxophone, Benito Gonzalez – piano, Juini Booth – bass. Produced by FK & Michael Cuscuna.

Between Joy & Consequence : Franklin Kiermyer – drums • Azar Lawrence – saxophone • Benito Gonzalez – piano • Juini Booth – bass • a live recording of an in-studio concert published on the 2014 album FURTHER • produced by Franklin Kiermyer & Michael Cuscuna • recorded March 2013

Franklin Kiermyer – drums, Azar Lawrence – saxophone, Benito Gonzalez – piano, Juini Booth, bass. Live, in-studio concert recording for an audience of about 75 during the Further sessions.

Franklin Kiermyer – drums, Pharoah Sanders – saxophone, John Esposito – piano, Drew Gress, bass. The first song on Solomon’s Daughter.

Franklin Kiermyer – drums, Pharoah Sanders – saxophone, John Esposito – piano, Drew Gress, bass. The fourth song on Solomon’s Daughter.

‘I Pray My Soul To Take’ : Franklin Kiermyer – drums & Pharoah Sanders – saxophone. Previously unreleased duet from the Solomon’s Daughter sessions.

FK Quartet in concert at Bard College – April 4, 2016 – excerpt from ‘Grace’. This is the first performance with saxophonist Jovan Alexandre. Otto Gardner on Bass, John Esposito on piano + FK on drums.

Album promo for Further – 2014 : Franklin Kiermyer – drums, Azar Lawrence – saxophone, Benito Gonzalez – piano, Juini Booth – bass. Produced by FK & Michael Cuscuna.

Transcension : Franklin Kiermyer – drums, Nat Birchall – saxophone, Davis Whitfield – piano, Nimrod Speaks, bass. Band On The Wall – Manchester, UK. November, 2015

Franklin Kiermyer – drums and keyboards. Playing drums with sketches of new song ideas. In some cases the drums were improvised first and the keyboard parts added later, some have improvised keyboard parts with drums overdubbed afterwards.

Franklin Kiermyer – drums and keyboards. Playing drums with sketches of new song ideas. In some cases the drums were improvised first and the keyboard parts added later, some have improvised keyboard parts with drums overdubbed afterwards.

Franklin Kiermyer – drums and keyboards. Playing drums with sketches of new song ideas. In some cases the drums were improvised first and the keyboard parts added later, some have improvised keyboard parts with drums overdubbed afterwards.

Franklin Kiermyer – drums and keyboards. Playing drums with sketches of new song ideas. In some cases the drums were improvised first and the keyboard parts added later, some have improvised keyboard parts with drums overdubbed afterwards.

Duo featuring Franklin Kiermyer – drums and guitar great Tisziji Muñoz with overdubbed keyboards by FK.

This short video, from July 2012, began as an improvised drum solo. I responded by overdubbing an improvised keyboard part. These two motifs ended up as Between Joy & Consequence – a song on FURTHER – my album with Azar Lawrence, Benito Gonzalez + Juini Booth.