Author, Educator & Performer
Trevor Salloum studied music with Cuban master drummers Changuito, Enrique Pla, Roberto Vizcaiño, José Eladio Amat and the groups Cutumba and Los Muñequitos de Matanzas. He has made several trips to Cuba and studied at the prestigious Escuela Nacional de Arte in Havana, in addition to music schools in Santiago and Guantanamo.
Salloum is a best selling author with Mel Bay Publications including Fun with Bongos/CD, The Bongo Book/CD, Bongo Drumming: Beyond the Basics/CD, Afro-Latin Polyrhythms/CD, Afro-Cuban Rhythms Vol. 1 & 2, The Art of Bongo Drumming DVD, The Art of Arabic Drumming DVD, Afro-Cuban Percussion Play Along/CD and The School of Bongo/CD.
Trevor has performed with Armando Peraza, Pat LaBarbera, Alex Acuña, Jane Bunnett, Dee Daniels and many of Canada’s top jazz musicians. He currently teaches privately, at schools, universities and percussion clinics.