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Slowcrash / Bio

Slowcrash is a 4 piece original band based in the Durham region. Their rich melodic tone and effects are derived from their influences growing up and music of their parents generation. Have a listen, give their page a LIKE and support their passion.

Chris Draper- Vocals/Guitar/Co-Songwriter- has been playing in various bands since 12 years of age. Born in Oshawa Ontario growing up in a musical family (his dad is a professional songwriter with Sony music Canada), has allowed Chris to grow up and inspire to create music and grow his passion.

Szymon Janicki- Guitar/Co-Songwriter- Born in Poland and came to Canada at the age of 12. Szymon joined the military in 1998 and spent 11 years in the army including 3 tours in Afghanistan. He picked up a guitar at 21 and started playing and never looked back. Szymon is renowned for his creative effects and sounds.

Jordan Ciesielski- Bass/Harmonies Playing in various bands since he was 13, born in Orillia, Ontario, plays guitar and bass, loves long walks on the beach and entertaining a crowd. The newest addition to the band.

Neil Ledger- Drums/Harmonies- Has been playing since he was 6, influenced by his father who was a professional musician and played in many bands. He recalls his father lowering the drum set for him to play at a young age and many drum battles. Passing in 2007 of cancer, Neil continues his father's legacy by carrying on his passion for music and performances. Neil enjoys every second of dialing in and getting in the pocket to Chris and creating a solid rhythm section.

Slowcrash is a Durham based band who performs gigs all over Ontario. Szymon having worked with Chris, realized they share similar musical influences and began playing with Chris and some former members of the band. Playing music is/was what lead these two to lay the foundation for where Slowcrash is today. As some former members departed, Slowcrash grew stronger with new members taking their place. Neil was a recent addition to the band and now we have our newest member Jordan Ciesielski on bass to fill a solid rhythm section. Look for them at a Bar/Pub near you soon.

General Info

Band Members
Chris Draper - Vocals, Jordan Ciesielski - Bass, Neil Ledger - Drums, Szymon Janicki - Guitar
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Contact Info

Oshawa, ON, CA