Robin Tufts is a drummer, percussionist and accompanist. He can be heard playing and recording with his own group Trio Velocity and with many of Calgary’s finest jazz groups. Robin is also happy to add the pulse to folk, blues and R&B ensembles and has a passion for free improvisation. Robin is active in the contemporary dance community, accompanying classes and making music for performances.
What is your wish for 2017?
More music, more friends, more tacos.
Which musical instrument reflects your personality the most?
Drum set. All of the possible sound colours it is capable of.
If you could have coffee with anyone, who would it be?
My son Austin. He loves great coffee and always pushes me to create.
If you were a food, what would you be and why?
Well probably tacos. Because of the free wheeling build it how you want out of ingredients you love thing. And they are best when shared with friends.
What is something you couldn’t go without?