Dominic Fragman "brings innovation to his musical approach" states WBAL news radio. Right This Minute TV calls him a "musical genius." His work has been recognized by Guitar Player Magazine and Laughing Squid as "amazing" and "remarkable." What's Up Magazine says he is “a kung fu master of the drums . . . the next generation of trailblazing drummers and pushes the boundaries of rhythm exploring music from all angles with his instrument and free spirit”
Fragman is a modern artist of craft and spirit aligning with that of the old masters. He is a direct descendant of a lineage of groundbreaking jazz musicians including iconic master improvisors, Paul F. Murphy, Larry Willis, and Cecil Taylor. An internationally regarded multi-instrumentalist, Fragman is a music performer, educator, lecturer, and program designer whose work focuses on improvisation, innovation, and freedom.
He is the co-founder of the Spirit of Jazz & Democracy, the Spirit of Innovation & Freedom, the Spirit of Innovation & Drumming, and the Mind Set of Innovation. He has partnered for programming with Loyola University of New Orleans, the Voice of America, St. Mary's College of Maryland, Regis University, Maryland Humanities, and others. His work with Paul Murphy, Larry Willis, poet laureate Jere Carroll, and philosopher Dr. Sybol Anderson in the Spirit of Jazz & Democracy has been recognized as historic. Oxford University Press’s Grove Dictionary of American Music has noted the fully improvised music as a new direction in jazz and art.
Fragman has also toured Europe and the U.S. with various groups and is an AHEAD, Zildjian, Regal Tip, and Wicked Chops Artist. He has performed at the Jazz and Wine of Peace Festival, Salerno Jazz Festival, So What's Next Festival, the Jamboree Jazz Club Festival, and the Kennedy Center.