Jonathan Barber is nominated on Up & Coming section of Modern Drummer Readers Poll 2018

We are proud to announce that CANOPUS artist Jonathan Barber is nominated on Up & Coming section of Modern Drummer Readers Poll 2018, where there readers vote for their favorite drummers and decide who is the best of the best.

Up & Coming Section features and recognizes young and talented drummers who will be leading the next music scene and the future of drumming community.

Jonathan Barber

Jonathan Barber born in Hartford, CT, has been playing the drums since the age of 5. He studied with Master Artist, Renee Mclean, and then studied at the University of Hartford, Hartt School of Music, Jackie McLean Institute of Jazz, where he graduated Cum Laude, receiving a B.A. in Music Performance (Jazz Studies). He is based in NYC and has been performing with many artists such as Jimmy Greene, Erykah Badu, Wallace Roney, Jeremy Pelt, Kenny Barron, John Patitucci, Kurt Elling, Terrace Martin, Charnett Moffett, Stanley Jordan, Harold Mabern, Steve Davis, Larry Willis, Abraham Burton and many more. Jonathan has traveled and toured nationally and internationality, and performed in notable festivals and clubs, and he is now stepping out as a bandleader. Jonathan endorses Canopus Drums, Evans drumheads and Pro-Mark drumsticks.

Please vote for Jonathan!!

Jonathan Barber Official Site

Jonathan Barber Plays CANOPUS NV60-M1 Drum Kit

Jonathan Barber Drum Feature “Moontrane”

Harold Chang

November 11, 2017

Quirk of fate between Na Hoku Hanohano Lifetime Achievement Awarded drummer, Harold Chang and CANOPUS.

Na Hoku Hanohano Award, also known as “Hawaiian Grammys”, is the award that recognizes influential artists, composers, performers in Hawaiian music scene since 1978. Legendary Hawaiian drummer Harold Chang, who recently became a part of CANOPUS family as an endorser, was awarded Lifetime Achievement Award this year. It is considered as the most honorable award among all musicians in Hawaii. Harold and CANOPUS has been related over 30 years and now we started our new endorsement relationships. We are very pleased and honored to see Harold playing CANOPUS drums on this memorable stage. The following is a story that our CEO, Shinichi Usuda told about the relationship with Harold. Harold …