Rory Gaddin is a versatile guitarist who has performed in a variety of settings in his more-than 20 years of playing experience. From small private parties to the largest of corporate events, his refined blend of laid-back jazz and contemporary instrumental music is sure to add a sophisticated touch to your next event.
Some of the artists in his extensive repertoire include George Benson, John Mayer, Ed Sheeran, Wes Montgomery, Frank Sinatra and Sting.
As part of the Cherry Pill Duo, Rory has collaborated on multiple releases including “Chocolate Box” (a collection of original songs), two instrumental albums of Christmas favourites, a classical album titled “Burning Bridges” and the Gypsy-tinged collection titled “Si Tu Savais” which is currently play-listed on Classic FM and Fine Music Radio.
Rory’s song “The Wheel Keeps Turning” was nominated as a finalist in the AfriMusic Song Competition (2020) and in the International Acoustic Music Awards (2020).
In addition to songwriting and performing, Rory also brings his music production magic to Cherry Pill’s recordings. As a long-time recording enthusiast since childhood, he has developed and honed his ear and production skills to produce the unique, high-quality recordings that Cherry Pill is known for.
When he is not making music, Rory can be found at his computer developing software for Raykis, a Cape Town based tech startup which he helped co-found.