“Salin Cheewapansri is an award-winning drummer – Juno Awards, L’Adisq, and Polaris Music Prize



Drummer & Producer

Salin Cheewapansri, aka Salin, moved to North America to pursue her dream at the age of 19. From her humble beginnings busking in the streets, she worked her way up to playing in clubs with artists ranging in styles from Metal and Funk to Drum & Bass, Hip-Hop & Jazz. In addition to having worked as a studio drummer on several albums, Salin has performed at numerous festivals internationally, including Jazz Festivals throughout Canada.

Her most recent achievements include a performance at the Polaris Music Awards 2019 alongside Dominique Fils-Aimé, as well as an award-winning recording on her album ‘ Stay Tuned’ which gained the title for L’ADISQ Best Jazz Album of the Year (2019) and JUNO’s Best Vocal Jazz Album of the year (2019). Salin has also been featured in several television productions with the most recent being a spot for Ford UK.

She is currently working on her first full-length album “Cosmic Island” which is set to be release in 2021.

Cosmic Island 12'' Vinyl

A Collage of the Current State of the World and a Musical Protest

“Cosmic Island” is a wake-up call to bring our virtual consciousness into reality in the form of Soul music – mixing R&B, Funk, Hip-Hop, and World music. It features talented musicians, rappers, and vocalists such as Milla Thyme, Sarah MK, and Clerel.

The album is set to be released in 2021.


Upcoming Shows

Montreal, QC
Montreal, QC
Montreal, QC

Interested in Lessons?

Salin offers one-on-one drums lessons locally in Montreal, Canada as well as virtually anywhere in the world. Get started with the basics or focus on developing a particular area of interest. Each lesson is tailored specifically to the need of each student.


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