Category Archives: News


Video Project

A new year is as good a time as any to start a new project. So I’ve decided to record 12 new videos this year, one per month. I’m aiming to make many of them strictly improvised, like this first   More…

Photo by Pierre Mainville

Collaboration with Aleix Tobias, ‘Luz Ibérica’

It was an intense week of Spanish music and incredibly infectious rhythms with Aleix Tobias, working on ‘Luz Ibérica’. Aleix shared his music and arrangements with enthusiasm and patience. It was a tremendous experience sitting next to him in rehearsal   More…

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Collaboration with Aleix Tobias

I’m super excited to be preparing a new collaborative project that will feature the wonderfully creative Spanish percussionist and composer, Aleix Tobias. Aleix is the director of Coetus, the amazing Iberian percussion orchestra, and a fantastic musician. His playing reflects   More…


Workshops with Zohar Fresco at Labyrinth, Crete

(August 12) I’m currently in the small village of Houdetsi in Crete following workshops with the fabulous percussionist Zohar Fresco. The Labyrinth centre here organizes multiple Mediterranean music workshops throughout the year as well as presenting a wonderful music festival   More…

Photo by Dan Atkinson

Trifolia Concert Review

It’s not often I get to share a really great concert review (as good reviewers are fewer and fewer these days)… So I’m very pleased to be able to link to this NBC San Diego review by Robert Bush, about   More…

PG, Sébastien Dufour & Frédéric Samson shooting at the Chapelle Historique B-P, Montréal.

Small World Project- L.A. Laks

Small World Project‘s Sébastien Dufour is profiled in this new video featuring our performance of his new composition ‘LA Laks’. Consider it a preview of the upcoming SWProject album….

In rehearsal for 'The Golden Door' at the Ismaili Centre, Toronto.


I’ve been completely enjoying my participation in a few recent projects with the fabulous ensemble Constantinople. ‘The Golden Door’ is a program of beautiful music inspired by the great city of Istanbul, featuring Pierre-Yves Martel, viola da gamba, Kiya Tabassian,   More…