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Seán Carpio – Live Drumming (Composition and Performance)

Born 1979 in Arequipa, Peru, and based in Dublin, Ireland, Seán Carpio is a multi-instrumentalist whose diverse practice incorporates song, sound and improvisation. Since 2005 he has primarily been an active soloist on drumset, featured on thirty recordings to this date.

Seán has collaborated with visual artists and practices in a number of prestigious art venues including the Mattress Factory Art Museum in Pittsburgh, the Serpentine Gallery London and the MAC. He has performed, recorded and shared the stage with artists such as Louis Stewart, Mark Garry, Henri Texier, Nina Hynes, Cillian Murphy, Eomac, Mark Turner, Erik Friedlander, Ronan Guilfoyle and Ernst Reijseger. Recently he has performed at the Rochester Jazz Festival, Nordic Jazz Festival Washington, and was a featured artist at the final Galway Jazz Festival.

Since 2018, Seán has worked with Canteen, a nationwide support group for young people with cancer, facilitating music workshops for recording and performance projects