Roger Beckett is a Canadian singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, artist-manager and community builder.
His songs are a blend of folk, pop, country and rock with jazz, latin and world influences.
“Fade Away” a song he wrote with Mikalyn Hay is on the new Mikalyn Hay album 12:15 was just release in November 2017 (https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/mikalyn-hay/1315354904?app=itunes&ign-mpt=uo%3D4)
Roger was the moderator of the Songwriting 101 panel at IndieWeek 2017 held in Toronto, Canada.
In 2014, Roger was a finalist in the Country Music Association of Ontario, Best Of DemoRama LIVE Showcases having been selected from auditions across Ontario, Canada.
In 2013 he was awarded the “Performing Songwriter Award” at Ontario’s Durham Region, Songwriters at the Waterfront Festival.
He has performed twice on Dave Wood’s “In the country” radio show performing his songs, “Can Hardly Wait” and “Woman of my life”.
He is the coordinator of the Toronto Chapter of the the Nashville Songwriters Association International (NSAI) which meets once a month at Harris Institute in Toronto, and is also on the organizing committee for NSAI Toronto’s annual Tin Pan North songwriter’s festival.
Roger is the coordinator of the Toronto Chapter of the Songwriters Association of Canada which meets once a month at the Free Times Cafe in Toronto.
He is an active member of the Canadian Country Music Association, Country Music Association Ontario, Songwriters Association of Canada, and the Nashville Songwriters Association International (NSAI) Greater Toronto Area community.