Project Found Sound

Some of the most innovative music in the world comes from areas where people have the least resources for making it; no formal musical training, no material goods, and certainly no access to the music industry. The fact is, people find ways to make music with whatever they have. Whether they use plastics, aluminum, wood, or metal, people all over the world are recycling found objects into musical instruments. They are creating a new generation of unique sounds that re-invent their culture’s indigenous rhythms.

In his new documentary, Project Found Sound director David Zucker begins a journey to places where artists are inspired to create this form of musical expression. Traveling to Haiti, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Panama, and Brazil, he searches for new ways to further the development of the “Found Sound” musical movement. This movement has all the necessary ingredients to bring new educational and economic opportunities to individuals and communities all over the world.