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MARCEL YAMMOUNI – GUITAR

Posted in Artist Profiles, Artists    //    Post Date - May 11, 2014

MARCEL YAMMOUNI has been around the traps for a while, sometimes as a gun session bass player and other times as an amazing lead guitarist. He has toured with Vanessa Amorosi, Electric Empire and Andrew Da Silva. He has worked extensively on TV shows like X Factor and Australia’s Got…

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JORDAN WILSON-GUITAR

Posted in Artist Profiles, Artists    //    Post Date - May 9, 2014

Georgia Fair is Jordan Wilson, vocals and acoustic guitar and Ben Riley, guitars and harmony vocals; they are Sydney born and raised but now based in Melbourne. Their second and current album Trapped Flame was released in October last year to much acclaim. AM profiles Jordan Wilson, half of the…

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EMMA SIDNEY-VOCALS

Posted in Artist Profiles, Artists    //    Post Date - May 8, 2014

Emma Sidney’s career started in the field of opera. However, things changed when she had pleasure of meeting and jamming with jazz legend Gil Askey for the first time. This lead to a thirst for jazz music. It’s a path she’s pursued ever since, culminating in 3 albums of quality…

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PETE FARNAN-GUITAR

Posted in Artist Profiles, Artists    //    Post Date - May 7, 2014

PETER FARNAN (BOOM CRASH OPERA) – GUITAR  What was your first guitar? A Kasuga acoustic – still got it. Extremely narrow neck. Big body. I was 10 and couldn’t get my arm around it. I saw Johnny Chester play one on Uptight or Happening 70 or whatever the show was….

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PAUL WOSEEN – BASS

Posted in Artist Profiles, Artists    //    Post Date - May 7, 2014

What was your first bass? A late ‘60’s Fender Musicmaster bass. I’ve still got it, but it’s loaded with ’75 P-Bass pickups I ripped out another bass. What’s your main bass now? There’s a few. I record a lot with a 1975 Music Man Stingray and a 1970 Fender Jazz…

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JARED CAMPBELL (VELUDO) – BASS

Posted in Artist Profiles, Artists    //    Post Date - April 7, 2014

Oz rockers, Veludo have been gathering quite a ground-swell of interest with their energetic live shows and new single, Stay Young off their self-titled EP. The band’s bass player Jared Campbell runs through his gear for Australian Musician. What was your first bass? An old Epiphone SG double cut away…

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PETER ‘MAZ’ MASLEN – DRUMS

Posted in Artist Profiles, Artists    //    Post Date - April 6, 2014

Peter ‘Maz’ Maslen  first came to our attention as drummer in 80s rock pop outfit Boom Crash Opera, a band which has been doing quite a few come back gigs lately. He can also be seen clicking sticks with Mark Seymour and The Undertow and a list (too long to…

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MICHAEL DOLCE – GUITAR

Posted in Artist Profiles, Artists    //    Post Date - April 6, 2014

By the age of six, Michael Dolce already had the guitar bug. His playing credits today include the TV show The Voice (Australia), Delta Goodrem, Keith Urban, Lionel Richie, Seal, Roachford, Mica Paris and more. Michael’s latest achievement is his instrumental guitar album ‘Everything Til Now. What was your first…

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RICHARD TANKARD-KEYBOARDS

Posted in Artist Profiles, Artists    //    Post Date - March 22, 2014

Fronting his own band Tank Dilemma, Richard’s keyboard style borrows from the very best in soul, blues, swing and funk. ‘Tank’ as he’s known is also a highly sought after session guy . Check out Tank Dilemma’s current album ‘Having Said That, Let Me Say This’ for a taste of…

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SALLIE CAMPBELL-VIOLIN

Posted in Artist Profiles, Artists    //    Post Date - March 22, 2014

Composer, mulit-instrumentlaist, vocalist and musical adventurer, Sallie Campbell has achieved so much and is only just beginning. One of Sallie’s most impressive pieces is her composition Nightingale Floor, a 20 minute piece for a string orchestra, which showcases close to 100 string instruments. She currently performs with several original acts The…

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