MIKE DOWNES

Musician

BIOGRAPHY

Grew up in Winnipeg and later moved to Montreal and then Toronto.

SOULPEPPER 2017: First Ladies (New York).

OTHER: Performances: Visiting artists including Pat Metheny, Chris Potter and John Abercrombie, Candian artists Ranee Lee and Molly Johnson (tours in North America, South America, Korea, Japan, Iceland and Europe). Awards: JUNO awards for Ripple Effect - Mike Downes (2014), Lucky - Molly Johnson (2009), selected JUNO nominations for Momentum - Shirantha Beddage (2017), Because of Billie - Molly Johnson (2016). Other: Bass Department Head at Humber College (Toronto).