Drummer. Plays well with others.

Brad is a Toronto-based, Newfoundland-bred drummer & percussionist.

Brad has played with wide variety of great artists, including Hawksley Workman, Kevin Breit, Port Cities, Lindi Ortega, Kathleen Edwards, Kaia Kater, Matt Mays, Holy Fuck, Skye Wallace, The Once, Adam Baldwin, Dan Mangan and more.

Also active in the orchestral percussion world, Brad has performed with groups including the Ontario Philharmonic, Toronto Sinfonietta, the Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony, the Newfoundland Symphony Orchestra, and the former Brampton Symphony, among others.

Here is an interview from a few years ago with Adam Hay for his Portrait of Toronto Drummers project:

I use Vater drumsticks and so should you. I have played Yamaha forever.




11.02.18 – The Black Pearls @ The Cameron House, Toronto, 10pm
11.11.18 – Toronto Sinfonietta @ Polish Cultural Centre, 4300 Cawthra Rd., Mississauga
11.16.18 – The Big Sound @ The Great Hall, Toronto, 10pm
11.20.18 – Kaia Kater album launch @ The Rivoli, Toronto, 8pm
11.23.18 – Erin Costelo @ Levon Helm Studio, Woodstock NY
11.24.18 – Erin Costelo @ Joe’s Pub, NYC
12.05.18 – David McFarlane @ The Monarch Tavern, Toronto
12.08.18 – Kevin Breit’s Johnny Goldtooth & the Chevy Casanovas @ Factory Theatre
12.20.18 – The Black Pearls/Jadea Kelly Tom Petty Night @ The Dakota Tavern, Toronto


Some new, some old… likely some bad links to be found in here.

-Kaia Kater – Grenades (drums)

-Mark Bragg – Winter (drums)

-David McFarlane – Fieldwork (producer, engineer, mix, drums & percussion)

-Sarah Slean – Metaphysics (engineer)

-Skye Wallace – Something Wicked (drums)

-Hawksley Workman – Old Cheetah (engineer)

-Bryce Jardine & The Parlour Birds – Lean Years (producer, mix, drums, etc)

-The Mohrs – Kings of Nowhere (engineer, editing)

-The Once – Departures (drums)

-Megan Lane – Sounding the Animal (engineer, mix [on “coyote/wolf”])

-Wunderstrands – s/t (producer, instruments, engineer, mix)

-Gramercy Riffs – Desire Trails (drums, engineer, mix)

-Gregory Hoskins – The Map Of Above, The Map of Below (engineer, “Surgery”)

-Petty Victories – Wait it Out (drums on “One Day”)

-Hey Rosetta – A Cup of Kindness Yet (engineer)

-Zoe Sky Jordan – Restless, Unfocused (engineer)

-The Heavy Horses – Murder Ballads and Other Love Songs (percussion)

-Kensington Hillbillys – The Crooked Beat (engineer, mix)

-Dusted – Total Dust (drums on “Property Lines“)

Hawksley Workman – Full Moon Eleven (co-producer, vibraphone, drums, bass)

Carleton Stone – s/t (drums)

North Amorica – Feelin’ So City (drums)

-Holy Fuck – + Ghost (drums)

Garth Hudson Presents a Canadian Tribute to the Band (drums w/H.W.)

-Score! A Hockey Musical Soundtrack (drums)

-Hawksley Workman – Meat (percussion)

-The Scruncheons – Journey (percussion)

Sean McCann – Lullabies for Bloodshot Eyes (drums)

-Down to the Dirt – Original Motion Picture Soundtrack (drums)

Narrows – s/t (drums)

Sherry Ryan – Wonderful Cures (drums, percussion)

-Blair Harvey – Gutter Be Gutted (drums, percussion)

-Lindsay Barr – Devils of Pride (drums, percussion)

-Janet Cull Band – Janet Cull Band (drums, percussion)