Roger Travassos



Toronto drummer and percussionist, Roger Travassos always serves the music by setting a mood that best suits the song. With great heart and feel, along with his familiar groove-style, Roger never fails to captivate his audience and impress during a performance.

Throughout his career, Roger has toured internationally, performing at large scale venues and festivals, and has made appearances on the Junos, Top of the Pops, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno and Regis and Kelly to name a few.

2011 was a busy year, as he supported the likes of Michael Kaeshammer, Justin Hines, Bowfire, Deborah Cox, Emmanuel Jal, Jarvis Church, Amy Sky, Marc Jordan, JRDN, Kelly Lee Evans, Beverly Mahood, Roxanne Potvin, Leah Daniels, Amanda Martinez, Sultans of String, Dominic Mancuso, Saidah Baba Talibah, Donna Grantis Electric Band and Julie Crochetiere.

In the past, he's played, recorded and/or shared the stage with Jacksoul, Remy Shand, Nelly Furtado, Marcus Miller, Simon Wilcox, James Bryan, Katie Melua, Fefe Dobson, The Canadian Tenors, Luke McMaster and Pee Wee Ellis, and filled the seat for many others.