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Gord Sheard


Gord Sheard (pianist, composer, arranger, educator) Toronto native Sheard, a graduate of York University has been active in the jazz scene in Canada for three decades including tours with Chuck Mangione, performing with and acting as producer for Manteca and Montuno Police, Eliana Cuevas and Carol Welsman. He has recorded with Phil Dwyer and Rick Shadarch Lazar, as well as producing and composing for television and film, In 2006, he released his much awaited CD, “Crucible”.

He is currently pursuing a Doctoral degree in Ethnomusicology at York University focusing on Brazilian traditional and popular music and teaches at Humber College.