News & Events

Randin is mainly a film composer and recording artist at this time, but makes occasional public appearances with the didjeridu which we will announce here along with other news.

2017

Feb 27

Learn Didgeridoo & Aboriginal Culture at the University of Utah Randin is teaching a 6-week course through the University of Utah's Lifelong Learning department. Monday evenings starting February 27th. At this time, there are only 3 spots left! Sign up now! MORE INFO.

Feb 11

Randin in San Diego Randin presents his fun and educational show A Personal History of the Australian Didgeridoo. More info on the show lies HERE.
There will also be a beginner workshop at 11am. Both events take place at Kalabash. MORE INFO ON THE SHOW.

2016

July 19

Randin at the Library - Roy, Utah Randin presents his fun and educational show A Personal History of the Australian Didgeridoo. More info on the show and venue lies HERE.

July 28

Randin at the Library - Huntsville, Utah Randin presents his fun and educational show A Personal History of the Australian Didgeridoo. More info on the show and venue lies HERE.

August 11

Randin at the Library - South Ogden/Washington Terrace, Utah Randin presents his fun and educational show A Personal History of the Australian Didgeridoo. More info on the show and venue lies HERE.

July-Aug

Randin's Magical Didgeri Tour 2015 Randin will be on the road presenting his show An American's Personal History of the Australian Didgeridoo in Asheville, NC and around California, Oregon, Washington and Idaho. DETAILS HERE.

March 7

Randin playing didgeridoo in concert in Oakland, California with Vicki Trimbach Every few years, composer Vicki Trimbach gets an itch to write some chamber music with didjeridu, and Randin is always happy to participate. More info lies HERE.

Feb 8

Sales of authentic Arnhem Land Yidaki from Yirrkala are now open on this site! From 2004 to 2009, Randin was the guy on the scene in Yirrkala, buying the world's finest didgeridoos from Yolngu artists and selling them on to the wider didj community. His old colleague/flatmate/friend Jeremy Cloake has convinced him to now be the guy selling them in the USA. CLICK HERE to see them.

Archive

  • See Randin's contributions to the 60-Second Didgeridoo Challenge here:
  • Randin contributed music and consulting for the feature documentary In Between Songs. Check out this clip featuring his playing underscoring footage of his Yolngu mentor, Djalu Gurruwiwi, crafting didgeridoos. Find out how to view the film from its official Facebook page.
  • 10/03: Steve Sklar of khoomei.com has posted a video of Randy's improv didj solo at the 2003 Joshua Tree Didgeridoo Festival. Check it out HERE.
  • 5-6/01: Randy Graves & Brandi Chase lead the Magical Didjeri Tour, a trip to Australia to see the roots of the didgeridoo, visiting with David Hudson and Djalu' Gurruwiwi. PICTURES!
  • 11/10/00: Didginus played its final planned gig at Dizzy's in downtown San Diego. Thanks to all who came and made it a party!
  • 10/12/00: Randy Graves plays at the opening of Kakadu Dreamtime, an Aboriginal Art Gallery in Laguna Beach. PHOTO 1 - PHOTO 2
  • 6-7/00: Randy & Brandi & Peter Lister on West Coast tour, presenting concerts, didgeridoo workshops, and presentations of R&B's time in Arnhem Land. Some holiday snaps are up at brandichase.com.
  • 8/28/99: Concert and didgeridoo and dance workshops with David Blanasi and the White Cockatoo performing group. CLICK HERE for photos of the workshop, the press release, etc.
  • 8/24/99: Randy Graves returns from Australia with lots of pictures and stories. A photojournal of the trip is online HERE. Of special note is the section on making didgeridoos with Djalu' Gurruwiwi.
  • 5/14/99: The Didginus More Than Alive CD Release Party at Java Joe's was a huge success, with a full house. CLICK HERE for a picture of the band onstage that night, courtesy of Brandi Chase.
  • 2/13/1999: Allan Shockley's last annual didgeridoo gathering, with Stephen Kent & Eda Maxym, Didginus, MerKaBa, Mandala, and others. Here's some photos of the show and gathering.
  • 8-9/98: Didgeridoo Workshop and Concerts with Australian Aboriginal recording artists Mark Atkins and Janawirri Yiparrka. Take a look at: