Alex Pertout is a wonderful percussionist and Nilusha Dassenaike is a
beautiful singer, as 'Alex & Nilusha' they have written some wonderful music
together for a new cd and I was very glad to have had an opportunity
to contribute to it. Thank you very much!
MIKE STERN legendary US guitarist, composer, recording artist
Moments In Time is a beautifully realised album of work.
SHANE HOWARD renowned Australian singer-songwriter
Very beautiful, heart warming music. I am honored to have
taken part on Alex and Nilusha's 'Tales To Tell'.
EDSEL GOMEZ award winning pianist, composer, arranger with Dee Dee Bridgewater
Congrats Alex and Nilusha from Multicultural Arts Victoria,
it was a fantastic album launch and sensational concert!
JILL SINGER Chief executive officer Multicultural Arts Victoria
You’ve done a brilliant job with 'Tales To Tell' Alex. Nilusha sounds incredible;
such a versatile and musical vocalist. I am honoured to be included.
PAUL GRABOWSKY award winning pianist, composer, artistic director
'Tales To Tell' is just great! I must have played 'Falling' 100 times,
it always puts me in a good mood. Great tune and great mix!
Contemporary jazz and world music at it's best!
KARL JURMAN musical director The Lion King Broadway
I really like the work you are realising, the traditional versions are well developed
and the original pieces I like a lot. I enjoyed the variety and the great balance
you are presenting.
Nilusha has a beautiful voice, excellent work!
ROMAN PELLADITO HERNANDEZ legendary Cuban master drummer, educator
The rhythms by Alex are very exciting, they are taking me on a tour around the world in an ethnically authentic way. Deep and touching while funky and groovy, appropriate to every song and bringing an addictive sound that I have to listen to day after day, one melting pot that is delicious to the heart of rhythm lovers. Nilusha's voice, which I hear now for the first time is ‘pure velvet’, warm, loving, emotionally captivating, musically enchanting and soul touching. Well done Alex & Nilusha!
HOSSAM RAMZY internationally acclaimed Egyptian percussionist
The performance was beautiful, inspiring, life-changing. Sensitive and
compassionate music with deep expression always moves people to a
higher level, Nilusha and Alex did just that.
DOM FAMULARO renowned international drummer, author, clinician
The cd 'Moments In Time' is beautifully executed, beautiful use of percussion
textures, love it. The art is first class, great design. Much success with it.
MARTIN COHEN founder of the LP Music Group
That was sensational, I thoroughly enjoyed these pieces, world class!
PAUL WHEELER former bassist with Billy Thorpe and the Aztecs
Saw these guys perform at the Brunswick Mechanic's Institute last Saturday night. What exquisite musicianship, technique, taste and variety in rhythms and dynamics.
ANN HARKIN percussionist, educator
All of us at Cafe 21 Living Room are totally captivated by Alex & Nilusha.
Soothing sounds for the soul.
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