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Sat. May 30th 2020
Damian Graham, Kelly Fawcett, Peter DowseHermann's Jazz Club (All Ages)
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Fri. February 14th 2020
It's All About Love - Edie Daponte Edie DaPonte, Joey Smith, Karel Roessingh, Damian GrahamOsborne Bay Pub Crofton BC
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Fri. January 31st 2020
Damian Graham, Lester QuitzauHermann's Jazz Club (All Ages)
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Damian Graham

i hit things.... from Victoria BC

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Damian Graham

Born in New Zealand ('72) and raised on the west coast of Canada, Damian's musical diversity has led to performances with some of the finest musicians in the country and abroad. (Michael Kaeshammer, David Gogo, Paul Laine, Paul Pigat, Pat Coleman,The Swinging Bachelors, Bob Murphy, Danger Danger, Phil Dwyer, Resin, The Big Band Trio, Tyler Yarema)

Performance highlights have included sharing the stage with Joshua Redman, Albert Collins, Cecil McBee, The Fabulous Thunderbirds, Holly Cole, The Shuffle Demons, Buddy Guy, Metalwood, The Paladins, Colin James, The Odds, Junkhouse, Jane Bunnett, Phil Dwyer, Joey DeFrancesco, and numerous festival appearances including the Montreal Jazz Festival, Toronto and Vancouver DuMarier Jazz Festivals, Beilefeld Jazz fest (Germany), High Sierra Music Festival (USA)

As well as playing drums Damian regularly works in the chair of Producer, Engineer, Graphic Designer (this site), Composer and has run his own label Bagel Boy Records for the past 10 years.

Damian's production, engineering and graphic design credits include the bands "Dr. Tongue", "Gypsyland", "Tongue and Groove", his latest release as a band leader entitled "Digs" and the ever popular "Nicol Street Christmas I, II and III" which feature many artists including musicians from The Odds, Wunderbread, David Gogo, Camille Miller, Gerry Barnum, Paul Laine.

As a composer Damian has written a large collection of material encompassing a wide variety of musical genres both on his own and in collaboration with other artists. Many of these compositions have been featured on radio and on his label. In 2000 co-writes with Michael Kaeshammer appeared on the later's Juno nominated album "No Strings Attached" (Alma Records)

Damian also maintains a busy live and studio schedule with his own ensemble and as an in demand session player. Having performed all across Canada, USA and Europe, Damian has been busy changing the way people think about the drums.

Current Groups

Lester QuitzauDrums2016-present
The Hi-FiDrums2012-present
David VestDrums2012-present
Edie DaPonteDrums2011-present
Maureen WashingtonDrums2010-present
Kelly Fawcett Band with Christina Gradantipercussion2007-present
Peter Jones Triodrums2001-present
Michael Kaeshammer1996-present
Damian Graham Triodrums1972-present

Past Groups

Bria Skonbergdrums2010-2011
Nick La Riviere SeptetDrums2010-The End
The Sutcliffes2008-2013
VI AllstarsDrums2005-2006
Paul Wainwright and Sax Safaridrums2001-2005
David GogoDrums1996-1997
The PersuadersDrums1990-1992



Cold Mountain~ Dust
In this Video Artist(s) Lester Quitzau, Damian Graham
Posted: Dec. 21, 2019 via
Lover Man
In this Video Artist(s) Heather Ferguson Resource(s): Oaks Restaurant and Grill
Posted: Sep. 9, 2019
Filmed: Mar. 29, 2019
Give It Up
Posted: Jul. 13, 2019 via
Filmed: Feb. 1, 2018
Ride the Wind
In this Video Artist(s) Edie DaPonte, Joey Smith, Karel Roessingh, Damian Graham, Richard Moody
Posted: Dec. 20, 2015

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