Jaime Carrasco, born in Chile, has been playing drums since 1985, and has been teaching since 2005. He received a College diploma in Jazz Studies from Malaspina University-College (now Vancouver Island University) in 1999, and an Honours Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree from York University in Toronto in 2002, where he majored in Jazz drumset, South Indian (Carnatic) classical percussion (mrdangam & kanjira), and West African Drumming. In 2003, he was selected to participate in the prestigiousj International Jazz Workshop at The Banff Centre for The Arts, where he studied with Dave Douglas, Jason Moran, Mark Turner, and Clarence Penn. From 2003-2005, Jaime performed in Jazz Trios on three Carnival Cruiseships. Since returning to Winnipeg in 2005, Jaime has been freelancing, performing and touring with groups/bands such as: Jane Bunnett, Brandi Disterheft, Papa Mambo, The Perms, Knappen Street All-Stars, Marco Castillo, C Ladd, Michelle Gregoire, Chuck McClelland, Jeff Presslaff, Karl Kohut, Janice Finlay, Rick Boughton, Dave Lawton, Amber Epp, Joey & Dave Landreth, Dr. Hotbottom, Flying Fox and The Hunter Gatherers, Andrew Littleford, Mike Swickis, along with many others. In 2013, Jaime recorded 3 albums: Flying Fox and The Hunter Gatherers' "Fruit & Ash" EP, Beefdonut's "Famous For Quality" album, and Greg Rekus' "Punkoustic" album. Jaime has also been teaching drumset and percussion since 2005, both out of Long & McQuade (since 2010) and privately.
- Instrument(s): DrumsetTimbalesCajonCongaBongos
- Cell Phone: 204-997-0436
- Member since: 2006
- Primary Field of Instruction: DrumsetTimbalesCajon
- Types of instruction offered: Private Lessons
- Music Professional Category: Musician, Music Teacher