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My name is Pete Johnston, and I am a bass player, composer, teacher, and podcast host living in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. This site is a document of my various musical, scholarly, and teaching activities.

I have a Ph.D. in ethnomusicology from York University, and am currently employed as a sessional lecturer at Ryerson University and Humber College. Sometimes I find the time to make some music with my friends. Please have a look and listen, and get in touch should you be curious about my work.

Upcoming Shows

11 Aug 2018, 7 PM
The Return of Quatrain, with Chris Elson (piano) and Dustin Lindensmith (saxophone)
Winegrunt Wine Bar, 43 Water Street Windsor Nova Scotia

24 Aug 2018, 7:30 PM
David Aaron's Short Memory, with David Aaron (saxophone), Jake Oelrichs (drums), and Bob Wiseman (piano)
Tranzac, 292 Brunswick Ave, Toronto
PWYC

Tiny Spirits Lifting - See Through Trio
w/Tania Gill (piano) and Karen Ng (saxophone)

Walk - See Through Two
w/Rob Clutton (bass)