Tom Denison

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Tom Denison brings a wealth of teaching and performance experience to the drum studio. Students will enjoy Tom`s teaching approach to playing, along with learning the musical aspect of drumming. As students progress Tom, who is also an accomplished bassist,  will occasionally bring his bass and workshop students on how to listen and play with the bass.

Tom Denison has been a professional drummer and bassist for thirty-five years. Tom is part of the Denison clan known as a pillar of the Ottawa music scene.  He has played and/or recorded with with The JP Allain Trio, Brian Browne, Roddy Ellias, Tim Bedner, Garry Elliott, Art Lawless, Mark Ferguson and Mike Tremblay and more.

From 1977-2001 Tom was a member of the Central Band of the Canadian Forces, and the Stadacona Band of the Royal Canadian Navy.

Tom studied percussion with Ian Bernard and drumset with Canada`s drum guru Jim Blackley.