Pete Otis Biography

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PETE OTIS IS A TORONTO-BASED SONGWRITER, MUSIC PUBLISHER and PERFORMER. <<< Needs to be re written. 

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PETE OTIS IS A TORONTO-BASED SONGWRITER, MUSIC PUBLISHER and PERFORMER. He has been active in the Canadian music industry for over 25 years – first and foremost as a field representative and long-standing member of the Society of Composers, Authors and Music Publishers of Canada (SOCAN)and also as a member of the Songwriter's Association of Canada (SAC), the Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) and the Toronto Blues Society<<< Needs to be re written. 

 

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<<< Needs to be re written.  PETE OTIS IS A TORONTO-BASED SONGWRITER, MUSIC PUBLISHER and PERFORMER. He has been active in the Canadian music industry for over 25 years – first and foremost as a field representative and long-standing member of the Society of Composers, Authors and Music Publishers of Canada (SOCAN)and also as a member of the Songwriter's Association of Canada (SAC), the Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) and the Toronto Blues Society PM_awardIn 1992, Pete was awarded a Commemorative Medal from the Prime Minister of Canada on the 125th anniversary of Canadian Confederation for his efforts and contributions to music and community arts. He has also been recognized by the Scarborough Arts Council with an award for his work promoting Macedonian music and culture in Ontario. scarb_mainPETE has also worked with a number of notable musicians and performed as a member of various bands including THE PAPE GANG with Dave Wipper (Alannah Myles) and Rick Morrison (Long John Baldry), THE YOTES PROJECT with Bobby Blake (Madcats) and THE SILVER DOLLARS with Mike McKenna (McKenna Mendelson Mainline). Other musicians Pete has worked with include:Al Lerman (Fathead), Gary McCracken (Max Webster), Jerry Baird (Ronnie Hawkins), and Grant Fullerton (Lighthouse / Madcats).