*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




Join up. It's time to travel!


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!!!

Oct. 23, 2017

New blog post today! Thoughts
on fall and what comes next. Take a look.

Oct. 17, 2017

The Tropical Dream video
is now live. Enjoy!

Oct. 4, 2017

Thanks to Tony Shi and Walter Raemisch for the great design work on my new album. Thanks to Alan Dean for the photography.

Oct. 2, 2017

iTunes pre-sale for my album will begin on October 24! There will be an instant gratification track available on that date. Video coming soon!

Sept. 17, 2017

My master is finally done for The Tropical Dream and so is the artwork. It feels so good! Working on video next...