Moments In Time

by Alex & Nilusha

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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

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released March 9, 2012

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REVIEWS

TOP 5 AUSTRALIAN JAZZ ALBUMS OF 2012!
Ivan Lloyd - Jazz Notes on ABC Jazz Radio

ABC JAZZ RADIO | Feature ALBUM OF THE WEEK

THE AUSTRALIAN | “This is a formidable undertaking” John McBeath ★★★★ ½

THE AGE/SYDNEY MORNING HERALD | “A suite of songs that entrances the senses” Warwick McFadyen ★★★★

DRUMSCENE MAGAZINE | “A truly exquisite album” Trent Bryson-Dean ★★★★★

JAZZ PLANET/EXTEMPORE | “The album draws you in and entrances you…it’s a lovely experience, like a dark star, once you get close enough, you’re lost" Peter Kenneally

INPRESS | "Magic Moments, so many glorious subtleties...a world-class jazz/pop sound" Jeff Jenkings

3AW/AFTERNOON EXPERTS | "A wonderful album from two gifted artists…the music is magnificent" Billy Pinnell

SBS-RADIO/TEMAS | "Marvellous musicians generating very creative proposals" Claudianna Blanco

ABC/THE INSIDE SLEEVE | "The latest album sees him team up with the beautiful vocals of Nilusha Dassenaike with stunning results. A very beautiful collaboration” Robbie Buck

POPULAR PERCUSSIONIST | “One discovers new nuances with every listen” KJ

PBS-FM/FIESTA JAZZ | “Absolutely love it” Saul Zavarce

ABC/JAZZ NOTES | “Both bring to the blend of jazz South American and Asian exotic sounds…terrific originals” Ivan Lloyd

PBS-FM/JAZZ ON SATURDAY | “A marvellous recording” Jim McLeod

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CREDITS

Alex Pertout: world percussion
Nilusha Dassenaike: vocals
Miroslav Bukovsky: trumpet, flugelhorn | Dave Valentin: flute
Joe Chindamo: piano, accordion | Leonard Grigoryan: guitar
Tony Gould: piano | Andrew Jones: piano | Craig Newman: bass
Saby Bhattachaya: sarod | David Jones: drums

Arrangements by Alex Pertout and Nilusha Dassenaike
Recorded and edited by Alex Pertout
Mixed by Doug Brady at Armstrong Studio 2, Melbourne
Mastered by Leon Zervos at Studios 301, Sydney

Produced by Alex Pertout

Artwork by Nilusha Dassenaike
Photography by Gabrielle Leonard
Liner notes by Leon Gettler
Design and typography by Luke Fraser

Alex Pertout plays Meinl percussion, Sabian cymbals and gongs with Vater sticks and mallets

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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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