Garry Elliott is an Ottawa guitarist specializing in classical and jazz guitar performances. As a classical guitarist, Garry provides live music as a soloist, and also plays in duos and trios for weddings, ceremonies and events. He collaborates regularly with Ottawa musicians, including flutist Gertrude Létourneau, with whom he has recorded the CD Habañera, and has recently released the CD Pre Dawn Skies with pianist Steve Boudreau. He has performed and recorded with composer, guitarist Roddy Ellias, and the tango nuevo ensemble Norteño. Garry is also very active on the Ottawa jazz scene, recently in a performance of original compositions from Pre-Dawn Skies at the Ottawa Jazz Festival.
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 and teaches classical and jazz guitar for Carleton University as well as privately.