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David Tughan JoinszzZing Agency

David Tughan JoinszzZing Agency

Singer David Tughan (UK) has officially joined the ranks of zzZing Agency. David fits the zzZing Agency Bill to the letter. “DAVID TUGHAN DOESN’T SEEM TO BE FOLLOWING IN ANYONE’S FOOTSTEPS. IT’S RARE TO FIND ORIGINALITY OF THAT KIND IN A SINGER..." —The Observer, UK David Tughan was born and raised in Northern Ireland. He moved to London in 1994 ...

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Lisa Young Rehearsing With Gondwana Choirs: "Tha Thin Tha"

Lisa Young Rehearsing With Gondwana Choirs: "Tha Thin Tha"

For the 2014 Gondwana Choirs National Choral School in Sydney, Melbourne composer Lisa Young was commissioned as Composer in Residence to write a massed choir piece for all the Gondwana choirs to perform. The piece incorporates 'konnakol' the South Indian rhythmic vocal language, which is a sophisticated style of vocal percussion. It was premiered as the finale in the concert ...

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Stem Artist Lisa Young Commissioned For The Australian Voices

Stem Artist Lisa Young Commissioned For The Australian Voices

Following the success of Other Plans (Lisa Young's 2009 commission work for The Australian Voices), The Australian Voices Choir has commissioned a new work from Young for 2014. Young is working on a choral arrangement (soprano, alto, tenor and bass) of 'Misra Chappu', incorporating the melody of this work from newly released “The Eternal Pulse" album under STEM. 'Misra Chappu' is ...

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Stem Artist Lisa Young - Artist In Residence - Commissioned To Write A Massed Choir Piece For Gondwana Voices

Stem Artist Lisa Young - Artist In Residence - Commissioned To Write A Massed Choir Piece For Gondwana Voices

Gondwana Choirs commissioned Stem's Artist Lisa Young to write a massed choir piece for their national choral school. Lisa Young is Gondwana Voices 'Composer In Residence'. This piece was premiered at: Gondwana Choirs National Choral School Concerts, The Concourse, Chatswood, Australia on Saturday January 18th, 2014 during the “saturday concerts" The Saturday concerts were the culmination of ...

NEWS: MUSIC INDUSTRY

New Concept In Music Is Born - STEM

New Concept In Music Is Born - STEM

STEM is born. New concept in Musicland. Singer Themed Evocative Music STEM means different things in different languages: the stem of a flower, the stem of a note, the voice and more. These keywords are the corner stone to the musical arch that comprises STEM’s repertoire and singers. Our Mission: STEM aspires to be a universal platform for MUSIC, STEMming from ...

NEWS: VIDEO / DVD

"Check Your Pulse" Short Documentary Series Released

"Check Your Pulse" Short Documentary Series Released

Check Your Pulse is the full documentary combining the 3 shorter documentaries that give an insight into the music of the Lisa Young Quartet, featuring Lisa Young voice/konnakol, Stephen Magnusson guitar, Ben Robertson double bass and Dave Beck drums/cajon. The documentary discusses the process of making of the quartet's 2012 release The Eternal Pulse, which uses elements of jazz and ...

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Barb Jungr & Todd Gordon Sing The Great & The New American Songbooks

Barb Jungr & Todd Gordon Sing The Great & The New American Songbooks

Barb Jungr & Todd Gordon sing The Great & The New American Songbooks Accompanied by Simon Wallace Internationally acclaimed song stylist Barb Jungr - famed for her unique, groundbreaking work and who has seven CDs on Linn Records and two on Naim - has joined forces and created a new show with Britain's finest jazz/swing singer, Todd Gordon. Barb will perform ...

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Todd Gordon To Join Forces With Christy Smith At Kuala Lumpur Jazz Festival

Todd Gordon To Join Forces With Christy Smith At Kuala Lumpur Jazz Festival

Todd Gordon will perform his acclaimed “Todd Gordon Sings The Sinatra Songbook" with none other than Jazz Legend/composer/Bassist and Radio presenter Christy Smith (touring with symphony orchestras and big bands around the world, appeared with Stevie Wonder, Sarah Vaughan, Billy Higgins, Don Cherry, Ed Blackwell, Charlie Haden, Alphonse Mouzon, Eddie Harris and Harold Land amongst many others). Also in the quartet ...

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Todd Gordon To Perform In Award Winning Kuala Lumpur Jazz Festival

Todd Gordon To Perform In Award Winning Kuala Lumpur Jazz Festival

Todd Gordon will be one of the featured international guest stars in the following edition of the award winning Kuala Lumpur International Jazz Festival, 2nd Edition, 14th September. The KL International Jazz Festival aims to present performances by acclaimed international jazz stars and the best local talents! A world class jazz festival where contemporary jazz, smooth jazz, straight ahead jazz, ...

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Uk's Newest Vocal Jazz Event Within The World's Biggest Arts Festival

Uk's Newest Vocal Jazz Event Within The World's Biggest Arts Festival

THE BRITISH VOCAL JAZZ FESTIVAL Live at Le Monde (16 George Street, Edinburgh) Aug 5-6 - CAROL KIDD sings Cole Porter, with BRIAN KELLOCK Aug 7 - IAN SHAW sings Joni Mitchell Aug 8 - GWYNETH HERBERT - new album launch: Sea Cabinet Aug 12 - NIKI KING & HER BAND: Duke Ellington Songbook Aug 13-14 - CLARE TEAL: The Divas and ...