Michel DeQuevedo
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Band to Join, Vocalist, Vocalist - Bass, Vocalist - Baritone, Vocalist - Tenor, Vocalist - Soprano, Rhythm Guitar, Lead Guitar, Acoustic Guitar, Bass Guitar, Drums, Other Percussion, Violin, Trumpet, Saxophone, Keyboard, Piano, Background Singer, Harmonica, Flute, Other.

ABOUT

Originally from Mexico City, started playing percussions at age 8. Taking several early music education courses and finally attending Mexico City's Escuela Superior de Musica and Academia de Musica Fermatta (wich is affiliated to Berklee College of Music) Recording and Performing percussionist/drummer with several bands/artists including La Lupita (BMG), Molotov (Universal), Julieta Venegas (BMG), Pulpo (Sony Music) and also participating in many concerts and TV shows as a supporting musician for many pop singers.
With 30+ years of performing and 20+ years of teaching experience Michel DeQuevedo came to Canada from Mexico City.
He started playing percussion at the age of 8. After taking several early music education courses he finally attended Mexico City's Escuela Superior de Musica and Academia de Musica Fermatta (which was, at the time, affiliated with Berklee College of Music)

In Mexico, Michel was a recording and/or performing percussionist/drummer for several mexican bands and artists including multi Grammy Award winners Julieta Venegas (BMG) and Molotov (Universal), La Lupita (BMG), Pulpo (Sony Music) and more, and participated in various concerts and TV shows as a supporting musician for many artists and singers.

Since moving to Toronto in July 2005, Michel has played and/or recorded with some of the best artists in Canada, including Walk off the Earth, Richard Underhill, The Eric St-Laurent Trio, Lady Son and more; in venues such as Massey Hall, Roy Thompson Hall, The Opera House, etc. He has also participated in The TD Jazz Festival, The Beaches Jazz Festival, LuminaTO, Canadian Music Week, Salsa on St.Clair, Muhtadi's International Drum Festival and many more. He has performed in 400+ weddings and corporate events, either as a solo act or with premier bands, he also performs in many clubs in Toronto accompanying the best D.J's in the city.
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Screen name:
Michel DeQuevedo
Member since:
Jan 22 2006
Active over 1 month ago
Level of commitment:
Very Committed
Years playing music:
25
Gigs played:
Over 100
Tend to practice:
More than 3 times per week
Available to gig:
6-7 nights a week

Influences

ufff!, tons!!!

Instrument experience:

Other Percussion:
Expert
Rhythm Guitar:
Advanced
Acoustic Guitar:
Advanced
Bass Guitar:
Advanced
Drums:
Advanced
Background Singer:
Advanced
Vocalist:
Advanced
Vocalist - Baritone:
Advanced

MUSIC