Gary Deacon

Location: Based in Cape Town


Artist Info

Awards & Distinctions

Gary's achievements Include:

  • A distinction in the final practical guitar examination of the Royal Schools of Music
  • An Artes nomination for his SABC CD, "Six String Things"
  • An NTVA Award for music composed and performed for his first video animation production
  • Composing and performing extra music for the award winning Australian film, "The Jammed" which was released in 2007.

Career Highlights

Gary has recorded or performed with many fine musicians, including:

South African Artists

  • Ge Korsten
  • Mynie Grove
  • Selaelo Selota
  • Johnny Fourie
  • Gloria Bosman
  • Melanie Scholtz
  • Judith Sephuma
  • Shannon Mowday
  • Winston Mankuku
  • Laurinda Hofmeyer

International Artists

  • Herb Ellis (USA)
  • Cal Collins (USA)
  • Mike Rossi (USA)
  • Georgie Fame (UK)
  • Dave O' Higgins (UK)
  • Helmut Lotti (Belgium)
  • James Morrison (Australia)

Orchestras and Bands

  • The SA Navy Band
  • The UCT Big Band
  • Cape Jazz Orchestra
  • UCT Symphony Orchestra
  • Many jazz and function bands
  • Cape Town Symphony Orchestra

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Sound Clips


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Client Feedback

"Gary is a legend, can't thank him enough for the part he played in the day." Grant Talbet (groom) - 21st February 2019 at Holden Manz

Hi Gary - It was absolutely brilliant, thank you so much! Have had incredible feedback for the evening! - Debbie Parkinson  (Sound Image Trio performance for the Gartner Symposium on the 17th September at the CTICC2).

Morning  Gary - The music was perfect for the event and location. Thank you adding the cherry on the cake. - Charlene Labuschagne  (Solo Guitar performance for the Quemic 20th anniversary celebration on the 28th September at 180 Lounger).



Typical Budget for Gary Deacon is
R2000 - R6500.


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