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Primary Instrument: Drums

Born: May 3, 1952

International performer, drummer, composer, record producer, educator and multi-award winning Barry Elmes is a mainstay of the Canadian jazz scene. His work has been documented on over 90 jazz CDs and he has performed and/or recorded with many renowned jazz artists including: Tommy Flanagan, Hank Crawford, Diana Krall, Joe Henderson, John Abercrombie, Oliver Jones, Cedar Walton, Phil Nimmons, Dizzy Gillespie and the Moe Koffman Quintet.

In 1991 he formed the Barry Elmes Quintet, featuring a “who’s who” of the best in Canadian jazz. A success from the beginning, this group has released five notable recordings, the first of which, the critically acclaimed “Climbing”, featured Barry’s own compositions and received a Juno nomination for Best Jazz Recording. His CD “The Five Minute Warning” received an Indie Award nomination for Best Jazz Recording 2001. The Barry Elmes Quintet won Acoustic Jazz Group of the Year at the 2002 National Jazz Awards....
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Primary InstrumentDrums

LocationSchomberg, ON

Willing to teachAdvanced students only.

Credentials/BackgroundAssociate Professor of Music, York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Jazz Studies, Theory, Performance. Undergraduate and Graduate Programs.

Music

Featured recording “Happy Hour”

Happy Hour

Self Produced
2013
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    Happy Hour

    Cornerstone Records Inc.
    2013
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    Redshift

    Cornerstone Records Inc.
    2011
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    The Five Minute Warnine

    Cornerstone Records Inc.
    2001
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Jan31 Barry Elmes Quintet
Orangeville Opera House
Orangeville, Canada
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