Moments In Time Alex & Nilusha

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Label: Whispering Tree Music

Genre: Latin

Subgenre: Latin Jazz

Interpret: Alex & Nilusha

Komponist: Alex Pertout

Das Album enthält Albumcover Booklet (PDF)


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  • 1Moments In Time06:46
  • 2Waters Of March05:57
  • 3Afro Blue05:07
  • 4The Wind04:42
  • 5You Can Close Your Eyes03:05
  • 6Between You And I05:33
  • 7Baba Soroso01:49
  • 8Walk With Me / Elegua Ago04:20
  • 9Manaus06:49
  • 10Morning05:29
  • 11Free / Male Male05:33
  • 12From The Heart06:11
  • Total Runtime01:01:21

Info zu Moments In Time

Percussionist Alex Pertout and vocalist Nilusha Dassenaike present 'Moments In Time', an absorbing journey into contemporary jazz, contemporary world and standout originals.

The album unveils their Alex & Nilusha project bringing together a stellar cast of Australia’s most distinctive creative performers to participate in their vision, including jazz pianists Joe Chindamo and Tony Gould, trumpeter Miroslav Bukovsky, drummer David Jones, guitarist Leonard Grigoryan, sarodist Saby Bhattacharya, bassist Craig Newman and legendary Latin-jazz flautist Dave Valentin.

'Moments In Time' is a relentlessly innovative and fascinating journey. It is the kind of album that keeps drawing the listener back. There are new insights with every visit, like a good friend that will be around for years. (Leon Gettler)

“percussionist Alex Pertout and singer Nilusha Dassenaike presented a delicate fusion of different traditions...” (The Guardian)

“both bring to the blend of jazz South American and Asian exotic sounds... terrific originals”. 'Moments In Time' Top 5 Australian Jazz albums of 2012. (ABC Radio/Jazz Notes)

“a suite of songs that entrances the senses” (The Age, Sydney Morning Herald)

Nilusha, lead vocal
Alex, ibo, kanjira, bongos, vibes, windchimes and percussive effects
Tony Gould, piano
Andrew Jones, piano
Leonard Grigoryan, guitar
Saby Bhattacharya, sarod
Joe Chindamo, piano and accordion
Miroslav Bukovsky, trumpet and flugelhorn
Dave Valentin, flute
Craig Newman, bass
David Jones, drums

Recorded and edited by Alex Pertout
Bass recorded by Craig Newman
Mixed by Doug Brady at Armstrong Studio 2, Melbourne
Mastered by Leon Zervos at Studios 301, Sydney

Alex Pertout
Chilean born Alex Pertout has for decades being recognised as one of Australia's leading percussionists and with credits on hundreds of albums and soundtracks is undeniably one of Australia's most recorded musicians. Alex has also attained credits with television orchestras, in countless live performances, in the theatre, as a recording artist and record producer as well as a respected educator. As a founding member of the Australian Art Orchestra led by Paul Grabowsky he has toured Europe, North America, Asia and Oceania, has performed as a soloist with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, has recording, performance and television orchestra credits with an array of artists including Powderfinger, Badi Assad, Shane Howard, Ute Lemper, James Morrison, Paul Kelly, Casiopea, Jackson Browne, Little River Band w/John Farnham, Archie Roach, Hunters & Collectors, Daryl Braithwaite, Goanna, Tony Gould, Dave Valentin, Tina Arena, Kate Ceberano, Tom E Lewis and Brian Brown among many others and was a featured percussionist in The Lion King theatre production. Alex has produced cds as a multi-instrumentalist/composer, is the author of 'Sight Reading: The Rhythm Book' released worldwide by US publishers Mel Bay, is a regular contributor to Drumscene magazine and is endorsed internationally by Meinl percussion, Sabian cymbals and Vater sticks. Alex graduated with High Distinction from the VCA, holds an MPhil from the ANU and is a Senior Lecturer and Head of Contemporary Music Performance at the Faculty of VCA and MCM, University of Melbourne.

Nilusha Dassenaike
Sri Lankan born Nilusha Dassenaike has a unique vocal style that incorporates a delicate balance between her eastern and western musical influences with silk like sounds with rhythmic improvisation. Nilusha has vast performance and studio recording experience ranging from jazz to popular styles including credits with Tony Gould, Don Burrows, Dave Valentin, James Morrison, Renee Geyer, Hugh Jackman, Kutcha Edwards, Bob Sedergreen, Kate Ceberano, Tom E Lewis, Ross McLennan, Stevie Wright, Ross Wilson, David Campbell, Shane Howard, and David Jones among many others. She has been the resident vocalist/arranger for the 7 and 9 Networks on various shows including Australia’s Got Talent, Singing Bee, Hey, Hey It’s Saturday, Carols by Candlelight, The Footy Show, X Factor and It Takes Two, has been invited to sing the national anthem at various international sporting telecasts including the prominent Boxing Day Test Match at the MCG, and featured on the theme song from the television drama series Canal Road. Nilusha recently completed a Master of Philosophy in Music at the Australian National University and also has the unique distinction of graduating from both the School of Music and the School of Art at the Victorian College of the Arts, The University of Melbourne where she obtained a Bachelor Degree in Music with Distinction (Improvisation Stream - Voice) and a Bachelor of Fine Art (Printmaking). Nilusha is also an experienced educator conducting regular classes at VCA and NMIT.

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