Garry Elliott Trio
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Garry Elliott (guitar), Chris Pond (bass) and Mike Essoudry (drums) perform beautiful originals and well known standards.
This is an online performance presented on the GigSpace website https://www.gigspace.ca/garry-elliott-trio
your password and concert link will be included in your ticket confirmation email. Concert length is approximately one hour.
Garry Elliott: Garry is an Ottawa guitarist specializing in classical and jazz guitar performance and instruction. Garry received a Bachelor of Music degree from the University of Ottawa, where he studied with Michael Strutt. He also participated in masterclasses with David Russell and Manuel Barruecco.
As a classical guitarist, Garry provides live music services as a soloist, and also plays in duos and trios for weddings, cermonies and events. He collaborates regularly with Ottawa musicians, including flutist Gertrude Létourneau, with whom he has recorded the CD Habañera, as well as the CD Pre Dawn Skies with pianist Steve Boudreau. His latest CD 'Opus 2' are tunes composed by himself and Steve Boudreau, and features the talents of Bassist Adrian Vidadi and drummer Camil Belisle. Garry has performed and recorded with composer, guitarist Roddy Ellias and the tango nuevo ensemble Norteño. As well as providing guitar lessons in the Ottawa area, Garry is also very active on the Ottawa jazz scene, recently in a performance of original compositons from Pre-Dawn Skies at the Ottawa Jazz Festival. Click on the Soundbytes tab to hear a sampling.
Garry's performances in various festivals include the Ottawa and Montreal Jazz Festivals, the Ottawa International Chamber Music Festival and the Westben Music Festival. He has recorded for the CBC and Radio Canada on numerous occasions. Garry teaches classical and jazz guitar in Ottawa for Carleton University, as well as providing private instruction. https://www.garryelliottguitarist.com/
Mike Essoudry: Mike is known as a sensitive yet active and responsive drummer, with strong musical intuition. He received a Master of Music degree (Jazz Drumset Performance) from McGill University in 2003. He is active in the improvised music scene having released a duo album with saxophonist Linsey Wellman, on Malasartes Musiques, and has recently released a recording of his music for octet, featuring musicians from Ottawa, Montréal and New York City. Performing in many different musical settings, he is also an active teacher and dance accompianist.
Chris Pond: Chris is a Musician, Composer, Producer, Songwriter and Educator from St.John’s, Newfoundland. He has been teaching music privately and in a classroom setting for the past 7 years, with experience teaching Bass/Drums/Piano/Guitar/Theory and Improvisation. Chris completed a Bachelor of Music degree from St.FX University, where his main focus was Jazz Performance. His musical interests, though, are wide reaching; He has been involved on the east coast scene with a diversity of groups and genres including Pop, Jazz, Bluegrass, Hip-Hop, Funk/Soul. His own music borrows from all around the world, including musical elements from (but not limited to) Brazil, Cuba, Argentina, Morocco and Uganda. With his friendly and individualized approach to teaching, Chris always communicates lessons in a way which encourages his students to have fun and to be creative.
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