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JIMMY WEBB AUSTRALIAN TOUR INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - May 31, 2017

There’s no questioning this man’s songwriting credentials, Jimmy Webb has been crafting wonderful songs for over forty years, many of which have become treasured standards. His platinum selling songs include: “Wichita Lineman,” “By The Time I Get To Phoenix,” “Galveston,” “The Moon’s A Harsh Mistress,” “All I Know,” “The Highwayman,”…

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SYDNEY DRUM & PERCUSSION SHOW: SUNDAY

Posted in Blog, Sydney Drum Show News    //    Post Date - May 28, 2017

Day 2 of the Sydney Drum & Percussion Show was as lively and inspiring as the opening day. Sydney turned on another gorgeous sunny day which brought the kids out in large numbers. It was all about the next generation today as numerous hands on workshops were presented and enthusiastically…

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SYDNEY DRUM & PERCUSSION SHOW: SATURDAY

Posted in Blog, Sydney Drum Show News    //    Post Date - May 27, 2017

The inaugural Sydney Drum & Percussion Show kicked off today at Rosehill Gardens Grand Pavilion and the NSW drum community welcomed it with open arms. On stage there were heavy hitters, electronic drum aficionados, exotic percussion ensembles and genuine drum legends. Inside the sweet sound of toms, snares and bass…

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SYDNEY DRUM SHOW SET UP DAY

Posted in Blog, Sydney Drum Show News    //    Post Date - May 26, 2017

The inaugural Sydney Drum & Percussion Show is ready to roll as exhibitors set up their stands today and artists sound checked. The drum show, which runs Saturday May 27 and Sunday May 28 at Rosehill Gardens racetrack is already looking like a winner! As sparkly new drums, shiny cymbals and exotic…

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BILL EVANS IN TOWN FOR SOME FESTIVE SAX

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - May 24, 2017

Bill Evans is an American jazz saxophonist who first came to prominence as a member of the Miles Davis group in the 1980s as well as the fusion band Elements. Evans has recorded over 17 solo albums and received two Grammy Award nominations. Deeply intrigued and ultimately inspired by American…

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JUSTIN BERNASCONI: ‘BAREFOOT WONDERLAND’ INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - May 24, 2017

  Cambridgeshire-bred, Melbourne-based fingerpicker, singer and songwriter Justin Bernasconi has just released his second solo album Barefoot Wonderland. The follow up to his acclaimed 2015 record Winter Pick,  Barefoot Wonderland is a wonderful, feel-good journey through Justin’s eclectic musical tastes featuring nods and winks to the Delta Blues, Appalachian Bluegrass…

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10 REASONS TO BEAT IT TO THE SYDNEY DRUM & PERCUSSION SHOW

Posted in Sydney Drum Show News    //    Post Date - May 22, 2017

There are many reasons why you should check out the Sydney Drum & Percussion Show on May 27 & 28 at Rosehill Gardens Grand Pavilion. Here are ten great ones! The Schack! The Schack is back. Courtesy of Roland V-Drums, Belgian drum wizard Michael Schack returns to Australia to perform…

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BERNARD FANNING BRUTAL DAWN TOUR

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - May 21, 2017

With the imminent release of Brutal Dawn, companion album to 2016’s Civil Dusk, Bernard Fanning and The Black Fins are again pulling out the road cases to showcase new songs live in some of Australia’s most cherished and revered rock venues. This October, touring will take in all Australian states…

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AUSTRALIAN EXCLUSIVE: SONNY LANDRETH VIDEO PREMIERE & ALBUM ANNOUNCE

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - May 19, 2017

Australian Musician Sonny Landreth album announce and video exclusive! Australian Musician is thrilled to announce a new live album from the King of Slydeco Sonny Landreth, his first live recording in 12 years. It’s called Recorded Live In Lafayette and includes two unique sets, one acoustic and one electric and…

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VIRGIL DONATI: DW TV SHOW TOUR INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Sydney Drum Show News    //    Post Date - May 18, 2017

He may blush at being reminded these days but we first saw a teenage Virgil Donati behind the drum kit in satin pants on ABC TV’s Countdown in glam rock/pop band Taste in the 70s. Stints followed in commercial rock bands like Southern Sons and The State in the 90s…

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