[...] powerful drumming.”

Alayne McGregor, ottawajazzscene.ca

About Aaron

Aaron Dolman is a drummer, composer and bandleader born and based in Montreal who is rapidly establishing himself as a versatile and imaginative voice in the city's diverse musical scene. Read Aaron's full bio HERE.


Debut album update and other musical adventures! 

After an amazing 3 days recording my music with engineer Jon Kaspy at the absolutely beautiful Studio PM, in Montreal, I'm now deep in post-production! Mixing is underway and the music is coming to life! I'm so incredibly proud of my band. Zach Bachand, Marcus Lowry, Mathieu McConnell and Caitlin Smith all gifted me with their artistry and dedication to the project. I can't wait to share the results of our hard work! 

In other news, over the past month I have led a residency of free improvisation featuring unique, 2-drum ensembles. It has been one of the most rewarding experiences of my musical life so far and it gave me the opportunity to play with many of Montreal's most exciting improvisers. Videos of the series have been uploaded to my youtube channel, which can be found HERE

Taking the Leap 

I am overjoyed to announce that in just under one month, I'll be recording my first album of original music with my "Music for 20 Strings" ensemble! This project has been the focus of my artistic life for over a year, and for me it represents a celebration of my two musical loves: North-American folk music and experimental improvised music. I can hardly wait to share it with you! Sign up to my mailing list to stay connected and up to date!

The band features Zacharie Bachand and Marcus Lowry on acoustic and electric guitars, Mathieu McConnell on bass and Caitlin Smith on viola. We released an EP in December that you can listen to HERE!

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