Rubim de Toledo
Award-winning bassist and composer Rubim de Toledo combines the influences of his Brazilian heritage and his dedication to the jazz tradition to create an approach to music that is refreshing and uplifting.
Boasting a diverse rhythmic palette inspired by world music, jazz, and contemporary music, a lure towards improvisation and a forward-looking traditionalism, Rubim nurtures a commanding sound and style as a bassist, composer and bandleader.
In 2021, Rubim won the Western Canadian Music Award for Instrumental Artist of Year and in 2018 he won the WCMA Jazz award.
In August of 2023 Rubim released his 7th CD release, The Drip.