Aliaz is a dynamic duo playing a romantic repertoire of music with the concertina and guitar as well as vocals. They also engage in a larger set up if required with the addition of drum kit, Harp, keys and harmonica and Vocal harmonies. Silvana van Dijk on Concertina, drum kit, and Vocals, Michael Cuming on Guitar, keys, Harp, Harmonica and vocals. This is a compact and very easy to tour performance with minimal tech requirements. Both key members are Internationally acclaimed with impressive engagements on their resume which includes the Opera House in 2016. Versatile musicianship , drawing on original repertoire with Mediterranean, Latin, Flamenco and folk influences, this duo is ready to entertain and impress.
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- Theatre, Hall, Black Box Venue, Outdoor
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- Touring Party
Compact easy touring, short set up and pack down time, basic tech requirements. Fee as advertised is per performance with Guitar, Concertina, Vocals. If interested in larger set up ( keys, Harp, Drum kit added) a fee of $ 2000 as we also we need to ad a technician to the crew.
Culturebank's productions - Visions of a Nomad and ARC Dreaming Aboriginal dance theatre
Mirabooka Dreaming by ARC Dreaming http://www.arcdreamingaboriginaldancetheatre.com
ARC dreaming involves Aboriginal traditional and Contemporary music and dance combined. This mesmerizing show is a collaboration between Visions of a Nomad and the Australian Aboriginal Nunukul Yuggera dancers from The mid East Coast of Australia.
ARC dreaming has received rave reviews on their tours around the globe and is one of Australia's most impressive export shows and has received standing ovation wherever they perform.
Visions of a Nomad http://www.visionsofanomad.com
In 1990, Michael Cuming formed the group " Visions of a Nomad" a new project in search of fusing old and new traditions into a new genre, Michael pioneered the use of the didgeridoo in combination with Classical, Jazz and World music influences and composed a repertoire that took people on a explorative journey around the world, the symphony was designed as a non stop concert with compositions spanning 50 minutes at a time.
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Unique Selling Point
The use of the concertina within popular music forms hasn't been explored that much..Usually used in Irish jiggs, the concertina is an instrument that fascinates and draws attention, the difference for Aliaz is that the concertina is used in a worldly repertoire of music, from Folk to Flamenco, Latin and Jazz influenced music as well as ballads.
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Aliaz educates about versatile musician ship, exposes audiences to a variety of worldly influences and adds a soothing yet exciting atmosphere to their performance. The use of an unusual instrument fascinates and opens up dialogue about music, live music