Performance Instructor: Jazz Guitar
One of Canada’s most respected and unique guitarists, Roddy Ellias has performed and/or recorded with some of the world’s great jazz artists including Lee Konitz, Kenny Wheeler, David Leibman, Marc Copland, Joel Frahm, the National Arts Centre Orchestra and the Montreal Symphony and many more. His last CD, Monday’s Dream received international acclaim, including 4 stars in Downbeat magazine. His new CD with Marc Copland (John Abercrombie Quartet, Gary Peacock Trio) and Montreal’s Adrian Vedady will be out in October, 2017.
Roddy has taught some of Canada’s and the world’s most successful guitarists including Mike Rud, Matthew Warnock, Brandon Bernstein, Amy Brandon, Greg Amirault and Justin Haynes, has taught at St. Francis Xavier University, Concordia, McGill, University of Ottawa and continues to give masterclasses nationally and internationally.