Ken Searcy brings a wide range of experience to the drum set from his 40 years of freelance professional work in Calgary, Edmonton, Toronto, and the Yukon.
His performance experience includes: small jazz trios, jazz big bands, concert bands, orchestra percussion, theater productions, concert tours, jingle and album recording. Ken has performed with, among others: The Edmonton Jazz Ensemble, Calgary Saturday Pro Big Band, Big Miller, George Koller, Bob Stroupe, Moe Koffman, Herb Ellis, Bennie Wallace, Jean-Pierre Zanella, Tommy Banks, Kenny Wheeler.
Ken also spent one summer as house drummer at the Yardbird Suite jazz club in Edmonton backing up the likes of Herb Ellis and Bennie Wallace.
Since moving to the Yukon he has worked with Daniel Janke on a number of Longest Night concerts as well as recording the Longest Night Ensemble album “Not Too Dark”.