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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… So I’m very pleased to be able to link to this NBC San Diego review by Robert Bush, about Trifolia‘s concert at the Athenaeum Music & Arts Library   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…


New Videos from Small World Project

Arising from the sweltering depths of Toronto this past September: two new Small World Project videos! Hendrix, bongos, ukulele, banjo-uke, double bass and more! Shot with great skill by the lovely Ed Hanley at Musideum. And in more news, the   More…

Eien Hunter-Ishikawa’s New Website

My good friend and wonderful percussionist Eien Hunter-Ishikawa has just launched a brand new website: Eien, who is based in Vancouver, plays Japanese percussion, drumset, vibes, shinobue and is a gifted teacher. He is performing regularly with On Ensemble   More…