Muhtadi has been performing professionally for over 32 years, both nationally and internationally, he also devotes much time to community arts programs in schools and community centres. In 2000, he founded the Muhtadi International Drumming Festival and has been artistic director from its inception. As one of Canada’s premier percussionists, Muhtadi plays djembe, bongos, congas, timbales, steel pan, and many other percussion instruments. He has worked with such renowned performers as Mary Wilson from The Supremes; award-winning percussionist and composer Ralph MacDonald (‘Where Is The Love”, “Mister Magic”); calypsonians Lord Kitchener, Duke, Sparrow, Super Blue and Baron; and many more.
Musician specializing in percussion instruments including: Bass Drum, Conga Drum, Cowbell, Snare Drum, Tambourine and Djembe. Experienced with special events including weddings and corporate events.