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MEDIA QUOTES


A polished and possibly unique combination of traditional Sinhala
melodies, pan-Latin and world music rhythms and jazz textures...

Tony Hillier RHYTHYMS MAGAZINE


Tales To Tell is a smashing follow up that will take
the listener on a remarkable musical journey
...★★★★★
Trent Bryson-Dean DRUMSCENE MAGAZINE


A very beautiful collaboration...

Robbie Buck ABC/THE INSIDE SLEEVE


Alex is Alex Pertout percussionist extraordinaire,
Nilusha is Nilusha Dassenaike vocalist extraordinaire...

Warwick McFadyen THE AGE


A delicate fusion of different traditions...
David James THE GUARDIAN (UK)


Both bring to the blend of jazz South American
and Asian exotic sounds…terrific originals...

Ivan Lloyd ABC/JAZZ NOTES


A world-class jazz/pop sound...
Jeff Jenkins INPRESS


Dynamic duo...

POPULAR PERCUSSIONIST (Canada)


'Tales to Tell' is a compelling cross-cultural collaboration
for percussionist Alex Pertout and vocalist Nilusha Dassenaike…

Peter Wockner JAZZ & BEYOND


A truly exquisite album... ★★★★★
Trent Bryson-Dean DRUMSCENE MAGAZINE


Exceptional release of originals...
Billy Pinnell STACK MAGAZINE


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


Features the wondrous voice of Nilusha
and the
hypnotic kaleidoscope of Pertout…
Peter Wockner JAZZ & BEYOND


Top 5 Australian Jazz Albums of 2012
Ivan Lloyd ABC/JAZZ NOTES


Feature Album of the Week
ABC JAZZ RADIO


An exceptional album, Australian jazz at its best...
Leon Gettler AUSTRALIAN JAZZ NET


High quality, rhythmic and melodic world music feast...
Greg Phillips AUSTRALIAN MUSICIAN


A delightful album...
Jim McLeod JAZZ ON SATURDAY PBS FM


This is a formidable undertaking...
★★★★ ½
John McBeath THE AUSTRALIAN


This second album release from Alex and Nilusha is
a smorgasbord of colour, shade and intricacy
...★★★★★
Trent Bryson-Dean DRUMSCENE MAGAZINE


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 JAZZ PLANET/EXTEMPORE


The music is an intoxicating fusion of different cultures...
Billy Pinnell STACK MAGAZINE


One discovers new nuances with every listen...
KJ POPULAR PERCUSSIONIST (Canada)


Magic Moments, so many glorious subtleties...
Jeff Jenkings INPRESS


This duo of legendary percussionist Alex Pertout and Sri Lankan
vocalist Nilusha Dassenaike truly fit together like hand and glove
creating a delightful world music experience here that is
breathtaking from start to finish
...
★★★★★
Trent Bryson-Dean DRUMSCENE MAGAZINE


A wonderful album from two gifted artists…the music is magnificent...

Billy Pinnell 3AW/AFTERNOON EXPERTS


Marvellous musicians generating very creative proposals...

Claudianna Blanco SBS-RADIO/TEMAS


The latest album sees him team up with the beautiful vocals
of Nilusha Dassenaike with stunning results...

Robbie Buck ABC/THE INSIDE SLEEVE


Absolutely love it...

Saul Zavarce PBS-FM/FIESTA JAZZ


A marvellous recording...

Jim McLeod PBS-FM/JAZZ ON SATURDAY


A beautiful sound...
David Moyle JOY-FM


Full of irresistible rhythms born of Alex’s armoury of percussion
instruments and the captivating voice of Nilusha
...
Billy Pinnell STACK MAGAZINE


'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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