Dromedary (band)

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Background information
Origin Athens, Georgia, U.S.A.
Genres world music
Instruments Appalachian dulcimer, charango, cümbüs, guitar, mandolin, etc.
Years active circa 2001 - current
Associated acts Jonathan Byrd
Kenosha Kid
Que Vaya Bien
Website dromedarymusic.com
Members Andrew Reissiger
Rob McMaken
Jeff Reilly
Neal Fountain

Dromedary, also known as the Dromedary Quartet, is an American world music band originally based out of Athens, Georgia but now with members on both coasts. The group formed as a duo consisting of Andrew Reissiger and Rob McMaken playing a variety of instruments from cultures across the globe. The group's most recent album Sticks and Stones features New Orleans-to-Athens transplant Louis Romanos (percussion) and Chris Enghauser (bass).

Instruments utilized include the Bolivian charango, the Turkish cumbus, the Appalachian dulcimer, mandolin, and guitar.

The duo have also been frequent collaborators with North Carolina-based singer-songwriter Jonathan Byrd. Together they recorded The Sea and The Sky, an album of songs Byrd wrote inspired by a band.


  • Artifact (2001)
  • Live from the Make Believe (2003)
  • Dromedary Quartet (2006)
  • Sticks and Stones (2008)

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