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Mike Essoudry

Jazz Camp Instructor (Drums)

Degrees:MA Music (McGill)

Mike Essoudry is known as a sensitive yet active and responsive drummer, with strong musical intuition. After completing his Bachelor of Music at Carleton, he received a Master of Music degree (Jazz Drumset Performance) from McGill University in 2003. Mike is a busy performer and composer on the Ottawa music scene playing with many projects in the funk, jazz, and improvised music scene such as The Megan Jerome Together Ensemble, Rakestar, Atlantis Jazz Ensemble, Weddings and Funerals, and Gephilte as well as leading his own groups like the Bank Street Bonbons, The Alouette Space Agency and the Epoch Quintet. Mike is also an active drumset teacher and has been a dance accompanist/composer with Ottawa’s Propeller Dance for the past 14 years.

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