Vince Ditrich


Drummer Vince Ditrich has played with a variety of musicians, including pre-Odds bands with Doug Elliott and Steven Drake, Long John Baldry, Paul Hyde, Sue Medley, Mae Moore, Great Big Sea and Doug and the Slugs.

In late 1989, he joined Spirit of the West, and has been a member of that band ever since. In 2001 Ditrich became the band’s manager as well. He has also continued to record with other musicians as a session drummer, and released a solo album in 2002.

Ditrich lived in Vancouver until 1993, but after the birth of his first son, he moved to Vancouver Island and still lives there to date with his wife, Marion, and their two sons, Perry and Sam.