*Guyanese heritage

*studied classical guitar and composition at the University of Ottawa and graduated with an Honours degree

*taught rock and classical guitar for many years

*played in several rock bands and performed regularly in a flute/classical guitar duo

*was an elementary school teacher for many years

*began by writing songs for others to perform

*released many self-penned, home demo projects

*starting 2006, released three albums in the singer-songwriter/pop/folk-rock genres

*2012--switched genres into mostly guitar-based, evocative, instrumental music (smooth jazz) with the release of SHH.

*2014’s instrumental EP release, THE SAND IN MY SHOES, marked a change towards incorporating elements of the Caribbean music I had grown up with

*2015’s instrumental EP release, BLUE.GREEN.AQUAMARINE. continued this newly forged path

*A serious back injury prompted the writing of my new, instrumental concept album detailing a tropical vacation called, THE TROPICAL DREAM
(my 7th recording)

I am a registered member of SOCAN (The Society of Composers, Authors and Music Publishers of Canada).






Terry Gomes




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Dec. 12, 2017

SOWY Contest rules have been posted. See menu above to enter!

Dec. 6, 2017

Check out today's blog about my musical direction and who I am told I sound like! See menu above.

Nov. 29, 2017

Today's blog is all about inspiration-mine, that is. See link above.

Nov. 25, 2017

It was a real pleasure being on CHUO’s Black on Black today with Denise and Adrienne. Nice, tropical vibe on their show!

Nov. 16, 2017

Some interesting behind-the-scenes information is shared about my Tropical Dream video in today's blog. See BLOG menu above!

Nov. 7, 2017

Today's blog takes a look at the differences between fans and listeners. Check it out!

Nov. 1, 2017

Be sure to read today's blog about when and why I switched into writing instrumental music. See menu above.

Oct. 31, 2017

Oct. 24, 2017

My new album, The Tropical
Dream, is available for pre-sale
today. Yeah!!!