Isaiah Gibbons

Isaiah Gibbons

Isaiah Gibbons embarked on his musical journey at a very young age. From the age of four, Isaiah has been eagerly attending music festivals like Muhtadi International Drumming and Beaches Jazz festivals, studio sessions, and professional gigs at venues like the Top of the Senator and Lula Lounge.

Isaiah is currently in his second year at the Community Young Jazz Ensemble Program at Humber College. He has also been studying percussion privately over the last four years at the Merriam School of Music under Anthony Giles, head of the Percussion Department.

At 12 years old, Isaiah is a dynamic and popular Grade 6 student who excels in academics as well as athletics. He is especially passionate about basketball. In his spare time Isaiah enjoys creating new songs and arrangements with his father and younger brother Elijah. He is inspired by renowned drummers like Tony Royster Jr., Art Blakely and Neil Peart. Isaiah most recently competed at the Yamaha MusicFest Canada 2008 Nationals in Ottawa, winning the Musician Excellence Award and the Zildjian Most Outstanding Young Drummer Award.


Isaiah Gibbons - Performance: ideacity 2008

Child drumming prodigy Isaiah Gibbons opens ideacity 2008 with his rendition of O Canada.