Ian Wright, drums

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Ian Wright is an award-winning, Toronto-based drummer, composer and dance-accompanist. After a decade of experience living in Toronto, Ian has developed a thoughtful and distinct approach to his instrument that has been recognized by the Toronto Arts Foundation, Humber College, The Banff Centre, Galaxie Music, Canada Council for the Arts, and the Juno Awards for his work with Sammy Jackson (With You - 2021 Vocal Jazz Album of The Year).

Since receiving his bachelor’s degree in music from Humber College in 2014, Ian has been consistently performing locally, nationally and internationally with many groups and artists including Toronto’s Autobahn Trio, Sammy Jackson, Local Talent, BROS (Saskatoon's Ewan and Shamus Currie of The Sheepdogs), Ottawa's Kellylee Evans, Montreal’s Emily Rockarts, to name a few. Additionally, Ian is a regular dance accompanist at many of Toronto’s leading dance institutions, including the Canadian Contemporary Dance Theatre, Toronto Metropolitan University, and The National Ballet, among others.