The Jazz Journalists Association named Roddy Ellias a Jazz Hero on April 1, 2013. The award recognizes “activists, advocates, altruists, aiders and abettors of jazz who have had significant impact in their local communities.” Roddy is a monster player and this award is well deserved!
Roddy has been endorsing Koentopp Guitars since 2010.
Read the full article “Roddy Ellias: a humble Jazz Hero” at Ottawajazzscene.ca
Here is a clip of one of Roddy’s performances playing both his classical and Blue Line.