Welcome!

I am a composer/guitarist from Ottawa, Canada. I write mostly instrumental, guitar-based music crossing between smooth jazz and Latin. My music has received considerable airplay on many CBC programs across Canada, is presently in rotation on Stingray Radio's Smooth Jazz channel (formerly Galaxie), and has been played on The Jewel and other community radio stations in Ontario. Information, clips and reviews for each recording are listed under the "Music" menu above.

My new EP is being released on September 8, 2015. It is called,
"Blue. Green. Aquamarine." The artwork, a video sampler, and other videos featuring rehearsal footage and moments of the final tracks, are right below. Thank you for listening!

1.) Then She Danced
2.) Never Been Better
3.) Quittin' Time
4.) Oh, It's You
5.) Not What I Thought It Would Be





New EP Video Sampler



"Oh, It's You"




"Then She Danced"



 "Quittin Time"



"Not What I Thought It Would Be"



INTRO to Blue. Green. Aquamarine.


 

My last recording, "The Sand in My Shoes", is available at the "Music" link above. Reviews and the story of its creation can be found there as well. In Ottawa, CD copies be purchased at Compact Music in the Glebe or by contacting me directly. 

 

 
























Video for "The Sand in My Shoes"



 


Video for "Shh."


 

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Commen-Terry

August 28

I had a nice time today on CKCU’s Window of Opportunity with Tony Copple. My first tune starts around 8:50 with chatting and other tunes afterwards...


CKCU Interview--Tony Copple


August 22


Happy to announce that my new tune, "Then She Danced", has been put into rotation on Stingray Music's Smooth Jazz channel, two weeks before the release date.

Stingray--Smooth Jazz


August 18


New "cool" blue video posted for "Oh, It's You". See to the left and down....

August 17

My upcoming EP has been featured in CBC's, Music Matters by Mark Rheaume...in the Ontario section, of course!


MUSIC MATTERS-Aug. 13, 2015

August 13

First review from the German site, Smooth & Soul...

Smooth & Soul Review

July 17


My new EP is being released on September 8th. Please see the videos to the left for a sampling of the recording rehearsals and final tracks.

July 14


My new EP has finally been mastered.

May 30

Mixing has begun for my new release!


April
28

Finally getting the tenor sax done on two tunes that have been waiting for it. Thanks to David Renaud.




April 14

Some acoustic guitar flavouring added today compliments of Dave Milliken and Al Morier.




March 25

Trumpet and congas/timbales added today courtesy of Nick Dyson and Rene Fortier. The tracks are taking shape!


 


March
10-11

Drums and bass parts laid down on four tracks via Ross Murray and Stu Watkins.




March 7

I had an awesome session with Canadian jazz legend, Brian Browne yesterday recording one of my pieces for an upcoming EP I’ll be releasing later this year. Backed by bassist Norm Glaude and drummer Tom Denison, it was a great experience with great players!

 





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