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Drummer Barry Elmes has been a fixture on the Toronto jazz scene since the early 1980's. As a leader, his playing displays an interest in bop and pre-bop schools of drumming. His work as a sideman though, recording with artists as diverse as Kenny Wheeler and Dizzy Gillespie, proves him to be an accomplished drummer in many musical styles. Since moving to Toronto in 1973, Elmes has performed and recorded with, amongst others, Tommy Flanagan, Dewey Redman, Charlie Haden, Don Thom... Read more

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