Biography

Ken is a hard hitting upright and electric bassist, expressive guitarist and an evocative composer. Born and raised in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Ken’s musical career came to life when he moved to Toronto and started studying music at York University. Ken has three jazz records to his name, The Master Plan (2008), Pay What You Can (2011) and Sitting, Waiting Wasting Time (2015). Outside of jazz realm, Ken leads a traditional celtic band entitled O’Scotty and funk trio Swamp Groove, both of which he plays guitar and sings in. Ken also is a busy sideman, playing frequently with Dave Clark’s Woodshed Orchestra, Andy De Campos, Roger Chong, Karl Silveira’s Rickshaw, Lilly Mason, Nick Teehan and Ryan Carr.

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