Toronto native Larnell Lewis is a musician, composer, producer, educator and clinician. One of Canada’s top drummers, Lewis has garnered international status with his most recent works with the three-time Grammy Award winning band, Snarky Puppy. He is an adjunct music professor at Humber College, has performed with such artists as Fred Hammond, Lalah Hathaway, Lisa Fischer, and Laila Biali, and was the recipient of the 2017 Toronto Arts Foundation Emerging Jazz Artist Award.
In June 2018, Larnell released his debut album entitled ‘ In The Moment’ . This project explores Larnell’s deep connection to jazz, fusion, and his Afro-Caribbean roots. The album features performances from a wide range of musicians such as fellow Snarky Puppy band mates Shaun Martin, Mark Lettieri, Juno Award winners Mike Downes (2018, 2014), Robi Botos (2016), and many others.