Robin Claxton

Robin is a freelance drummer based out of Toronto. He graduated from the University of Toronto, with a Bachelor of Music in Jazz Performance. He studied with legendary Canadian jazz drummer Terry Clarke, as well as other pre-eminent musicians such as Mark McLean, Terry Promane and Chase Sanborn. Through his studies and performances with a wide variety of ensembles, Robin has become an extremely versatile musician, with tremendous fluidity in Jazz, Funk, R&B, Afro-Cuban, Pop/Rock, Soul and Musical Theatre.
Robin has been performing since he was a child. Robin has since shared the stage with iconic jazz figures such as Dame Cleo Laine, the late Sir John Dankworth, Matt Dusk, Guido Basso, Lorne Lofsky, the late Peter Appleyard, Maria Schneider, and Jackie Richardson. Robin has recorded on several albums. He toured Canada's West Coast during the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics with saxophonist Taylor Cook and toured Nevada and California with singer-song writer JP Saxe and Anthony Hall. Last summer, Robin performed with Drayton Entertainment in their pantomime production of Snow White.