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Alex & Nilusha have released a new album 'Afterglow'. The album will be launched in Melbourne at BIRD'S BASEMENT on Tuesday 30 August.

With an invitation from the Cubadisco Festival Alex & Nilusha returned to Cuba and Mexico in May 2016 and presented music from their new album ‘Afterglow’. The tour was supported by an Arts Project Grant from the Australia Council for the Arts.

'Tales To Tell' won a PREMIO INTERNACIONAL at the XIX Edition of CUBADISCO MUSIC AWARDS in Havana, Cuba in May 2015. You can read more in articles in The Age, Stack Magazine and Australian Musician covering this prestigious accolade.




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Afterglow CD

Exotic world/jazz with Alex's multi-instrumental expertise and
Nilusha's
celestial vocals...THE AUSTRALIAN

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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