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Past Shows

Thu. May 8th 2014
Fox Cabaret (No Minors)
Razzmajazz, Sambata, Samba Fusion, The Soft Winds Quartet
Mon. July 29th 2013
Fortune Sound Club (No Minors)
African Showboyz , Kutapira, Sambata, Marc Fournier , Heru Cha
Thu. June 6th 2013
Surrey Arts Centre (All Ages)
rePercussion/Surrey Sal Ferrerras, Sunil Kalyan, Paul Bray, Celso Machado, Kurai Mubaiwa, Jack Duncan, Rayman Bhuller, Karn Bhuller, Amika Kushara, Susan Nase
Thu. May 30th 2013
@  Fei and Milton Wong Experimental Theatre at SFU Woodwards (All Ages)
rePercussion: Sal Ferrerras, Sunil Kalyan, Paul Bray, Celso Machado, Kurai Mubaiwa, Jack Duncan, Rayman Bhuller, Karn Bhuller, Amika Kushara, Susan Nase
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Paul Bray

Confirmed: Dec. 30, 2011 (Archived)

from Vancouver BC
Instruments: Hand Percussion details

Contact Details


bookings@sambata.org
(604) 340-8252

Past Shows (25)

Paul Bray is a dynamic and charismatic multi-talented percussionist working as a musical educator and performer in Vancouver. Drawing on a strong classical background, Paul has devoted his attention to the study of African influenced music, specializing in Afro-Cuban and Afro-Brazilian folkloric musical styles.

He has studied extensively in Cuba, and has developed a strong command of Brazilian percussion. In Vancouver, he has collaborated with Afro-Bahia Dance Productions and Yasse Afro-Arts in addition to working as a studio musician and directing Sambata, Vancouver’s 20 piece Escola de Samba. In addition, Paul has performed as a guest artist with both Jesse Cook and Tibetan multi-instrumentalist Nawang Kechog.

Currently, Paul is the percussion instructor at the Sarah McLachlan Music Outreach – an Arts Umbrella youth program, and is guest instructor with the Britannia World Rhythms Ensemble. In the performing arena Paul is a member of Tambor Iroko, led by Jack Duncan, Candela, and a regular club percussionist, collaborating with local DJ’s in Vancouver.

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Current Projects

GroupRoleDates
La Candelacongas2003-present
Sambatapercussionist2000-present
Listing last updated/confirmed Dec. 30, 2011

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