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'Moments in Time' Alex and Nilusha

Alex and Nilusha
Apr 27, 2012 Updated May 7, 2012

The recent release from Melbourne duo Alex and Nilusha, who team up with some jazz heavyweights....

Alex and Nilshua is: percussionist Alex Pertout and vocalist Nilusha Dassenaike.

Tracks on the album

1. 'Moments in Time' (Alex Pertout, lyrics: Nilusha Dassenaike)
2. 'Waters of March' (Antonio Carlos Jobim)
3. 'Afro Blue' (Mongo Santamaria)
4. 'The Wind' (Nilusha Dassenaike)
5. 'You Can Close Your Eyes' (James Taylor)
6. 'Between You and I' (Nilusha Dassenaike)
7. 'Baba Soroso' (Alex Pertout / trad.)
8. 'Walk With Me / Elegua Ago' (Nilusha Dassenaike / trad.)
9. 'Manaus' (Alex Pertout)
10. 'Morning' (Clare Fischer)
11. 'Free / Male Male' (Deniece Williams, Hank Redd, Nathan Watts, Susaye Greene/trad.)
12. 'From the Heart' (Alex Pertout)


Alex Pertout; percussion
Nilusha Dassenaike; vocals
Dave Valentine; flute
Joe Chindamo; piano, accordion
Tony Gould; piano
Leonard Grigoryan; guitar
Miroslav Bukovsky; trumpet, flugelhorn
Saby Bhattacharya; sarod
Craig Newman; bass
David Jones; drums

CD: Moments in Time (Whispering Tree Music WTM001)

Upcoming gigs from Alex and Nilusha

April 27 at 8:30pm
Bennetts Lane Jazz Club
featuring Joe Chindamo; piano, Craig Newman; bass and Ronny Ferella; drums

May 1 and 2 at 8pm
The Butterfly Club
featuring Joe Chindamo (piano)

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Artist Biography


Alex & Nilusha is an Australian-based musical project led by Chilean-born percussionist Alex Pertout and Sri Lankan-born vocalist Nilusha Dassenaike. The project was established in December 2008. Since then Alex & Nilusha have performed in concert and jazz clubs both in Australia and internationally. Alex Pertout hails from Santiago, Chile, spent his early teens in Gorizia, Italy, and grew up in...

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