I like to the play the drums - a lot!

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Musical Experience

Showband Musician (Drummer)

Carnival Cruise Lines

Live performances of all types - everything form BIG Las Vegas style stage shows (complete with pyro!), to Fly-On acts (learn the music that day, performance that night!), and countless sets of music for every ship-board event, function or party!

Ship Location Date
Spirit Sydney, Australia 06/2013 - 12/2013
Liberty Miami, FL 12/2012 - 05/2013
Triumph Galveston, TX 03/2012 - 09/2012

Recording Credits

Album Artist/Band Year of Release
A Long Journey David Brideau Quartet 2019
The Plain Steel The Plain Steel 2018
Euphonic (Self-Titled) Euphonic 2018
Slow Day In A One Horse Town The Plain Steel 2016
Navigator's Song The Plain Steel 2014
Folk 'n' Roll The Plain Steel 2012
Broken Promises EP Kojo Easy Damptey 2011
Tea Pot Cecilia 2008

Musical Theater Performance

Hamilton, ON

The desire to be a proficient studio drummer is what led me to focus on my music-reading/interpretation skills. Focusing on music-reading skills led to musical theater performance - in abundance!

Title Venue Date
9to5 Hamilton Theater Inc. 09/2018
The Wedding Singer Hamilton Theater Inc. 05/2018
Cry Baby Hamilton Theater Inc. 11/2017
If/Then Hammer Entertainment 09/2017
Sunset Boulevard Hammer Entertainment 04/2017
Big Fish Hammer Entertainment 11/2016
Heathers Hammer Entertainment 02/2016
Next to Normal Hammer Entertainment 11/2011
Jekyll & Hyde Hamilton Theater Inc. 11/2008
Once Upon A Mattress St. Jean de Brebeuf Secondary 03/2011
Guys & Dolls St. Jean de Brebeuf Secondary 03/1999

Eastern Canadian Tour 2016

The Plain Steel & General Sherman

We wanted to tour, so that's what we did!

City Venue Date
Mount Hope, ON 447 Wing 04/15/2016
Toronto, ON 300 Club 04/16/2016
Ottawa, ON Rainbow Bistro 04/17/2016
Charlottetown, PEI Baba's Lounge 04/21/2016
Ripples, NB Hollywood Star Room 04/22/2016
Antigonish, NS Split Crow Bar 04/24/2016
Halifax, NS Gus' Pub 04/26/2016
Moncton, NB Plan B Lounge 04/27/2016
Montreal, QC Bar Pub St-Denis 04/28/2016

Live Performance (Non-Theater)

Hamilton, Halton, Niagara

Other notable Artists / Acts / Bands whom I have preformed with

SwingLine: The Little Big Band George Arnone Big Band Shari Vandermolen & Quarter to Nine
Mohawk College Big Band Peter Banting Swingtet
Childrens Choir of Burlington
Halton Jazz Singers What The Folk Wax Mannequin
Andre Bisson Blind Mule Shurlock Groove
Slow Loris Arctheline Strange Brew
Kirk Harber Jukebox Jury General Sherman
Psyothic Prime

Music Teacher

Hamilton, Halton, Niagara

Although I do not currently teach full time, I am always open to taking on new private students to help nuture their creativity!

School Location Date
Beamsville Music Beamsville, ON 08/2011 - 02/2012
Key Note Music Waterdown, ON 09/2009 - 06/2010
Performance School of Music Ancaster, ON 11/2008 - 06/2009

Education

Applied Music - Jazz Performance

Mohawk College
2011Hamilton, ON
  • Studied Jazz drum performance under Kevin Dempsey
  • Performed in the Mohawk College Big Band under the late Dave McMurdo
  • Studied the fundementals of jazz and classical harmony, song forms/structures, world music
  • Studied Big Band Arranging under the late Dave McMurdo

Music Preperatory Certificate

Mohawk College
2008Hamilton, ON

Post-Secondary

St. Jean de Brebeuf
2001Hamilton, ON
  • Graduated with an award in active musical participation
  • Once Upon A Mattress (2001)
  • Guys & Dolls (1999)