François Laliberté a.k.a Franky Freedom is a professional musician, composer and producer based in Montreal. Known for his powerful capacities on the drums and his wide creativity in music, François is an unanimously respected musician.
Refining his music education at Berklee College of Music in Boston, François earned a place on the Dean’s List which recognize his high level performances.
As a composer and arranger, François shows his unique style through a perfect mix of complexity and sensitivity. He has been working on his Solo project Franky Freedom, incorporating jazz, electronic and R&B influences. His debut album released on March 18th 2022.
Francois has been playing with emerging Canadian groups, touring internationally with hip-hop, jazz and R&B artists (Nikki Yanofsky, Random Recipe, Koriass, Jonathan Roy, Miro and many more) and working as a session drummer.
He is currently endorsing Yamaha Drums, Evans Drumheads and ProMark Drumsticks.
"Solid timekeeper. Good facility and very ”loose” looking hands and feet. Really creative. He’s very good!"
- David Garibaldi
" Feels Good. Very solid groove and time. Solo ideas are very mature."
- Ndugu Chancler
" Nice relaxed feel. Ah.. thank you for the dynamics on your solo. Well done on the solo and the time, stayed solid and you built to a lovely climax. Well done!!! I like it a lot."
- Tommy Igoe