With roots in rhythmic traditions around the globe, this groove heavy ensemble delivers music that transcends the bounds of tradition. Blurring the lines between jazz and folk, they carve out new territory for the marimba at the forefront of their sonic landscape.
Since forming in 2015, Robin Layne & The Rhythm Makers have been filling dance floors around Vancouver and performing at festivals across BC and beyond. Festival highlights include: Arts Wells Festival, The Vancouver International Jazz Festival, FolkLife Festival, Carnaval Del Sol, Blessed Coast, Winterruption and Burning Man.
Juno nominated percussionist Robin Layne has immersed himself in rhythmic traditions around the world from Cuba to West Africa to Mexico. He brings these influences to bear in his compositions.