Multiple JUNO award winner Mike Downes has been a major force in Canada's music scene since the early 80s. He has
had the opportunity to work with a long list of international artists including Pat Metheny, Chris Potter, John
Abercrombie, Kenny Wheeler, Dave Liebman and Donny McCaslin, along with many of Canada's top musicians including
Don Thompson, Terry Clarke, Pat LaBarbera, Robi Botos and Molly Johnson.
He has performed throughout Europe, Japan, South Korea, Brazil, Mexico, Iceland, the United States and Canada. His
extensive discography as a bassist, composer, arranger and producer includes his own Ripple Effect (2014 JUNO winner
for Traditional Jazz Album of the Year) and Root Structure (2018 JUNO winner for Jazz Album of the Year: Solo)