Afterglow

by Alex & Nilusha

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ALEX & NILUSHA present their third collaborative album 'Afterglow'. Recorded in Melbourne, Sydney, Havana, New York and Buenos Aires it features eight new compositions by Alex Pertout and Nilusha Dassenaike.

The fusing of contemporary jazz, world music and pop reunites them with legendary US guitarist Mike Stern, Cuban violinist William Roblejo and Argentinian guitarist Alan Plachta, while colleagues Paul Grabowsky Geoff Hughes, Frank Di Sario, Colin Hopkins, Alister Spence, Evripides Evripidou, Phil Turcio and Miroslav Bukovsky contribute superb Australian performances. The release features new collaborations with two Cuban legends, the outstanding master of the tres Pancho Amat and folkloric master drummer Roman Pelladito on congas and the sacred bata drums.

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released July 1, 2016

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Nilusha Dassenaike: lead, background vocals, handclaps
Alex Pertout: world percussion, vibes, marimba, synths
Mike Stern: lead, rhythm guitars
Pancho Amat: tres
Paul Grabowsky: electric piano
Alan Plachta: acoustic guitars
Colin Hopkins: electric piano
Miroslav Bukovsky: muted trumpet
Phil Turcio: electric piano
Justo Pelladito: congas, bata drums
Alister Spence: electric piano
William Roblejo: violin
Geoff Hughes: lead, rhythm guitars
Frank Di Sario: acoustic bass
Evripides Evripidou: bass

Recorded and edited by Alex Pertout at Che-Chi Studio
Additional recordings by Alfonso Peña (Havana, Cuba), Alan Plachta (Buenos Aires, Argentina), Edmond Gilmore (New York, USA), Alister Spence (Sydney, Australia), Phil Turcio and Evripides Evripidou
Mixed by Doug Brady at Furstock Studios
Mastered by Leon Zervos at Studios 301

Produced by Alex Pertout

Cover Art by Nilusha Dassenaike
Design by Luke Fraser

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Alex & Nilusha Australia

Award-winning collaborative project led by percussionist, composer Alex Pertout and vocalist, composer Nilusha Dassenaike which embraces an authentic contemporary world sound created in Australia but informed by many locations around the globe including their profound personal Latin American and South Asian roots. ... more

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