Awesome Alex, aka Alex Wickham has been drumming for over 13 years. He has played many
different styles of music including R&B, Motown, Rock, Pop, Jazz, and Scottish Pipe drumming. Alex currently pays for Ottawa’s nine-member, distinctive
larger-than-life pop band, The PepTides. Outside of drumming, Alex works as real estate agent helping buyers and sellers find the perfect homes!
Recycle Ross, aka Aytahn Ross is an acommplished montreal circus performer. Aytahn has over 15 years of professional experience and has been
seen by millions of people in twelve countries around the world. With such as highlights as the Just for Laughs festival the Montreal Jazz Festival to his name, Aytahn is known for his elegant silliness, natural charm and graceful skill.
Ottawa based drummer Jeff Asselin is no stranger to the Canadian Music Scene. At an early age, he developed a
passion for drumming and education and studied with some world-renowned artists such as: Terry Clarke, Barry Elms, Chris McCann, Ian Froman, Chuck Burrows and most recently
Ari Hoenig. After graduating from Carleton University with a Bachelor of Performance in 2004 Jeff became afull-time educator and performer, teaching a full roster of students
at his drum studio (Jeff Asselin’s Drum Academy), and is a performance instructor for Carleton University.
Landfill Lill, aka Mary Lillian Gellner, has been playing drums for 20 years and the
smile has never left her face! She currently drums with The Retrogrades (an 80's
90's rockin' party band) and a 1920's style Big Band.
Derek Debeer, aka, Dangerous Derek is a renowned drummer who has toured the world with South African star Johnny Clegg. From Zimbabwe, Derek now lives
in Ottawa with his two children. Derek has an easy going likable character, but don't be fooled because his drumming style is definitely 'dangerous'.
DJ DUCT TAPE DAYV|
DJ Duct Tape Dayv, aka David Luciak is a distinctive DJ/bassist from Montreal.
Dayv's stylin' breakbeats, and groovy junk bass playing is the talk of the town. He has played in bands with colourful names such as The Red Phone,and Head Smashed In Buffalo Jump,
Snazacuda Quartet, and Loser Cruiser #2.
Native of Shawville, QC Ursula Schultz, aka Eco Ersula is steeped in the Ottawa Valley fiddling tradition. After starting piano and step dancing lessons at the age of 7, she switched to fiddle at 12.
Well-versed in Celtic rock, Irish, Folk, French Canadian and Crossover music, Ursula puts her own spin on traditional and modern tunes as well as creating original compositions.
Her style varies from deep and sorrowful laments to dancing and spirited reels. She has shared the stage with a variety of notable members of the Canadian music scene, including
Keith Glass, former member of Canadian Hall Of Fame band, Prairie Oyster, and Juno Award nominee Craig Cardiff. Aside from performing, Ursula does session work and is a private
Gymnastic Gina, aka, Gina Olsen is an amazing acrobatic drummer who has a beautiful smile and an awesome attitude.
Gina has played baseball and soccer, taken trampoline lessons, drum lessons, piano lessons and acrobatic dance lessons, and she rocks all those skills in the Roving Recyclers.
Stupendous Steve, aka Dylan Steve Gowans began drumming at the age of 10
and hasn't stopped. Since that point he has honed his skills with numerous musical groups and school bands in almost every style of music.
Although Dylan has less time to play as he attends the University of Ottawa, he still finds the time to teach drum lessons on the side.
Marvelous Mark, aka Mark Wilson is has been a professional drummer for over ten years, based out of Ottawa. After
studying Jazz and Commercial Music at Toronto's famous Humber College percussion program, he has toured all through North America and Europe. In 2009 his original
rock group "Harpoon" won $300 000 winning the Big Money Shot competition. Mark is also a drumset teacher having taught hundreds of young drummers in the Ottawa area
and loves to share his passion for making music.
Terrific Terri, aka Terri-Lynn Mahusky, a fantastic fiddler, hails from the Ottawa Valley where children
are born with fiddles in their hands. Terri-Lynn has taken part of countless fiddle competitions, played with Celtic artists such as Celtae, Neil McDaniel and has toured Europe
with a police band. She is always up for playing a tune or two.
Dumpster Don, aka Don Estabrook is a natural wacky character who performs dazzling acrobatic and juggling tricks. One of the best technical jugglers in Canada, Don
has perfomed with the Jugglin Duos "Just Us" and "The Screaming Beavers". When Don is not performing, he teaches high-school math and psychology.
Dumpster Dan, aka Dan Villeneuve is a creative designer, jokester and diva. Dan sees being eccentric as a
good quality. One of his motivators in his creative career is to excite, inspire and make things better. He has done this through visual design, his illustrations, his opinions
and by being a goofball when it is needed.
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Eric the Excellent, aka Eric Eggleston has been a fixture in the Ottawa music communtiy for decades. His band The Eric Eggleston Band
has won Ottawa's Big Money Shot competition, has toured Canada, Sweden and parts of Europe and can often be found entertaining the crowds of local Ottawa pubs with their funky Rock music. Eric is the Owner and Operator or recording studio
Johnny Hall Productions. A graduate of the “In the Studio with Bruce Swedien” masterclass in Los Angeles, Eric has also mentored with Grammy-winning mixer & producer Michael Brauer and David Kahne respectively.
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Byran Valeriani, aka, Boom Boom Bryan hails from St-Adele, Quebec but lives in Kemptville. An accomplished drummer
and drum teacher, Bryan plays with local soul band Soul Obsession.
Speedy Spence, aka Spencer Parent is a young drummer but amazing for his age and known for his fast awesome beats. If you give him a real drum kit
he won't mind dazzling the crowd with a super speedy drum solo. He also plays for many local Ottawa bands and is not a bad juggler too.
Drummer Dan, aka,
Dan Loach is a veteran drummer in Canada. He has toured coast to coast, with multiple bands. His grooves make him a band-leaders first call for all kinds of musical styles.
He proudly uses Sabian cymbals and Los Cabos drumsticks on his vintage Ludwig drums.
Trashcan Tony, aka Tony Raybould is one dashing drummer. Tony drums up a storm in perfect unison to the show's
tricks and routines. Tony has played drums for many local Ottawa and Vancouver bands and has even performed with Charlie Major and Shania Twain.