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A native of Chile, Jaime first picked up the sticks at the age of 15, and during the early to mid 90s (1991 – 1996) was a member of the power trio, “Sundoz”. After completing his Diploma in Jazz from Malaspina University-College (now Vancouver Island University) in Nanaimo, BC (1999), Jaime completed an Honours BFA in Music from York University in Toronto, ON (2002), where he studied Jazz drums with Barry Elmes and South Indian Classical percussion (mrdangam, kanjira) with Trichy Sankaran. He then spent a year studying with the great Jim Blackley. During his time in Toronto, Jaime performed with Samba Squad, The Creeping Nobodies and The Free Work Band. In 2003, Jaime was accepted into the prestigious International Jazz Workshop at The Banff Centre in Banff, Alberta. While at Banff, he studied with Jazz luminaries such as Mike Murley, Dave Douglas, Clarence Penn, Mark Turner and Jason Moran. From 2003-2005, Jaime performed in a Jazz Trio setting for Carnival Cruise Lines in the Caribbean & Alaska. Since moving back to Winnipeg in 2005, Jaime has performed with Papa Mambo, with whom he appears on one track (“New Dirt”) off of their 2nd Album, “Crooked Cha”, The Victor Lopez Trio/Quartet, The Chuck McClelland Unit, The Perms, The AdVentures/C. Ladd, Süss, Jane Bunnett, Michelle Grégoire, Will Bonness, Steve Kirby, Larry Roy, Amber Epp, Julian Bradford, Keith Price, Gilles Fournier, Steve Hamilton, Karl Kohut, Mike Swickis, Flying Fox and the Hunter Gatherers and many others. He is on 3 albums recorded in 2013: Flying Fox and the Hunter Gatherers' "Fruit and Ash" EP, Beefdonut's "Famous For Quality" and Greg Rekus' "Punkoustic". He is also a passionate drum instructor, and welcomes new students of all ages and abilities.