Samba Lago Profundo

Samba Lago Profundo – East Shore grupo de samba (www.sambalagoprofundo.ca) is the community percussion ensemble founded in 2011 by Ben Johnson.

Rooted in the Rio Carnaval style of Brazilian samba, the group nonetheless incorporates other style of Brazilian music (such as Forró), as well as other influences from around the globe (Bhangra!).
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Dig Deep (the Arcane Garden, 2010)

Produced by Will Chapman and Michelle Moss, the Arcane Garden’s ‘Dig Deep’ features Ben Johnson on tabla on the title track, and on Persian santoor on tracks 2 & 3: ‘Dangerous Dissolver’ and ‘Holding’.
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5 Lb. Hammer (Howlin’ Dan & the Riondelics, 2009)

Produced by D.G. Silakiewicz & Ben Johnson, 5 Lb. Hammer features Ben Johnson on drums throughout, and on keyboard accordion on the Blues-Tango number ‘Hey Cinderella’.
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