Orégano Percussion a Toronto-based group, performs music from around the world. Combining different styles from Latin to Caribbean music with a vast array of percussion instruments. At times a mix of songwriting, folk, pop and percussion chamber music with world/jazz. Their spicy touch focuses on new and traditional tunes from around the world. Alejandro Céspedes and Michelle Colton earned their graduate degrees from the University of Toronto. Mr. Céspedes and Ms. Colton are artists and endorsers of Pearl Percussion & Adams Musical Instruments; Dream Cymbals & Gongs; and Humes & Berg. They both have an active freelance and teaching career in Toronto.
Price Range: Contact for rates
Languages: English, Spanish
Unions: AFM, Percussive Arts Society
What to Expect
A combination of different styles from Classical to Latin, Pop and Caribbean, While at times mixing songwriting pop and percussion chamber music with world/jazz.
Oregano Percussion is a Toronto-based group that performs music from around the world, combining different styles from Latin to Caribbean music, songwriting pop, percussion chamber music and world/jazz. Their spicy touch focuses on new and traditional tunes from various cultures. Oregano Percussion performs throughout North America and recently presented clinics at schools in the U.S. and Cuba. They have been Artists-in-Residence at MusicFest Canada, and guest faculty at the Birch Creek Music Performance Center.