About Us

Boris Favre - piano, lead vocals, foot percussion

Originally from Lyon, France, Boris is a consumate musician and instrument maker. His formal background includes an A.R.C.T. Diploma in piano performance from the Royal Conservatory of Music (Toronto), a Jazz Diploma from Vancouver Community College, and a Bachelor of Music Degree in piano from the University of British Columbia.

Boris has toured extensively throughout North America and Europe as bassist for the internationally acclaimed Celtic-funk band "Mad Pudding", and he currently plays with the Shona LeMottée Band, children's entertainer Music with Marnie and with Cuban-jazz vocalist Deborah Ledon. He also makes bagpipes and teaches music at the Sarah McLachlan School of Music.

More about Boris: www.borisfavre.com

Allan Dionne - accordion, vocals, hand percussion

Allan grew up in Regina, Saskatchewan where he studied accordion and drum set. Once in Vancouver he obtained a music Diploma from Capilano College and a Bachelor of Music degree in orchestral percussion from the University of British Columbia.

Allan has toured worldwide as the drummer for "Mad Pudding". He continues to perform with various local bands and he is currently on faculty at the Shadbolt Center for the Arts where he teaches drum kit and percussion.

Cameron Wilson - fiddle, vocals

Cameron is currently a violinist in the CBC Radio Orchestra, Van Django and Joe Trio. He is also a composer/arranger whose works have been performed by numerous symphony orchestras and ensembles and soloists across Canada and the U.S.

He has collaborated with CBC author and storyteller Stuart Mclean and the CBC Radio Orchestra on "History of Canada" and "I Remember Wayne". Both stories were released as a CD last year. Most recently he composed the music for the NFB film "Citizen Sam". The music was nominated for a 2007 Leo Award for best music in a documentary film.