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Since graduating from Humber College's renowned music program, Derek Gray has travelled the world, studying, performing and teaching - including time spent in Ghana, Cuba, Italy, Switzerland, Banff, and Washington.

At home in Toronto, Derek works extensively as a bandleader, composer and sideman, playing drums/percussion with a variety of projects, including Gray Matter (a funky-jazz quintet co-lead with his brother, bassist Justin Gray), the trans-Mediterranean group Ventanas, and the Indo-Jazz ensemble Monsoon.

Derek also facilitates hand drum circles and workshops across the country (most recently in Alberta, Manitoba, and Ontario).

To find out more about Derek, check out his website, www.derekgray.ca.

Derek Gray