Jason DeRoche

Jason DeRoche

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Jason DeRoche is an award winning guitarist and vocalist who has been playing live music for over a decade in the Niagara Region and now in Ottawa. Jason has many sounds, from Rock to Jazz and from Folk to Funk, all played and sung with the utmost precision and passion. The recordings on this page have been brought together to feature his diverse performing ability.

Biography

Rock (Acoustic)

Jason has played in many rock bands over the years and this recording represents a culmination of this experience, brought to an intimate acoustic setting. The Acoustic Rock Promo and the four songs that follow provide an example of his repertoire. Please email Jason if you wish to book him for an intimate gathering, a patio show, or any private or public function. Full song list available on request.

Jason plays music by the following artists:
Barenaked Ladies
Bruce Cockburn
Dave Matthews Band
Bob Dylan
James Taylor
Tom Petty
Bob Marley
Blue Rodeo
The Tragically Hip
Jack Johnson
Pink Floyd
And Many More...

Jazz

Jason has also played in many Jazz and Latin groups over the years, one of which won best jazz group of the year in the Niagara Music Awards. Jason has received his diploma in Jazz Performance from Mohawk College's distinguished music program which is now affiliated with Berkeley School of Music. The Solo Jazz Guitar Promo recording exemplifies Jason’s solo guitar performance. Jason uses a loop pedal to achieve the multi-layered you hear. Felicidade and Just Friends, the songs listed below this recording, showcase Jason’s duo performing abilities. These songs have been recorded with Niagara bassist Adrian Juras. Please email Jason if you wish to book him for an intimate gathering, a patio show, or any private or public function. Full song list available on request.

Song-writing

Jason has played in many original groups as well. The Rain and Try Love are good examples of Jason’s song-writing. Recorded in 2008 with the help of many skilled musicians, these songs are from Jason’s Sleepless Pilgrim EP entitled “The Narrow Path”. For more information on Sleepless Pilgrim please visit www.sleeplesspilgrim.com.

Where Jason Has Played

Jason has played at a wide range of venues, all contributing to his professional and distinguished ability to entertain. Here are some of the many places he's played in Niagara: Stoney Ridge Winery, Hillebrand Winery, The Sheraton on the Falls Hotel and Conference Center, Rockway Glen Winery and Golf Course, Kelsey's Restaurant on Clifton Hill, Vineland Estates Winery, White Oaks Resort, Rockfords House of Rock, and many more.

Set List

Jason plays acoustic rock music by the following artists:
Barenaked Ladies
Bruce Cockburn
Dave Matthews Band
Bob Dylan
James Taylor
Tom Petty
Bob Marley
Blue Rodeo
The Tragically Hip
Jack Johnson
Pink Floyd
And Many More...

Some Jazz Songs That Jason Performs:
Mercy Mercy Mercy How High The Moon
Mercy Mercy Me My Romance
Recordame My Funny Valentine
Afro Blue All The Things You Are
SummerTime The Flinstones
Blue Bossa
Song For My father
Footprints
O Grande Amore
St. Thomas
Black Magic Woman
Solar
All Blues
Flintstones
Summertime
Fly Me To the Moon
Blue Monk
Straight No Chaser
Sonny Moon For Two
Tenor Madness
Lovers
There Will Never Be another you
Oleo
All of me
Mr. PC
Country (maybe)
Freddie the Freeloader
Giant Steps
Gloria’s Step
Doxy
Nostalgia in Time Square
My little suede shoes
The Preacher