Julian Anderson-Bowes is an acoustic and electric bass player, composer, and teacher currently living in Toronto, Canada. Julian is an active member of Toronto’s jazz and creative music scene, playing frequently around the city with a myriad of groups such as the Tara Kannangara Group, The Lydia Persaud Group, Brownman Ali’s acoustic trio and a project Julian co-leads, The Composers Collective. A 2013 graduate of the Humber College Music Program, Julian has shared the stage with Jack DeJohnette and Danilo Perez, and recorded and performed with the prestigious Toronto group Random Access, led by drummer Barry Romberg. After earning his degree in music performance, Julian continued his studies at the Banff Centre for the Arts in Alberta, Canada, where he attended the Summer Jazz Workshop 2013 on a full tuition scholarship. Julian has performed in Canada, the US, Italy and Bangladesh.