Andrew Hewitt “Australia’s Most Inspirational Drummer”

Share this…FacebookTwitterLinkedin  WORDS BY Jacqui James   ANDREW HEWITT IS a generous, caring and determined drummer who is trying to make a difference as to how people with disabilities are seen by the world. Andrew’s passion with drumming started when his parents bought him a drum kit in 1980. Drumming […]

Gigs ‘n Interviews’ Undiscovered Find: Phil Barlow

Share this…FacebookTwitterLinkedin  Words by JACQUI JAMES   PHIL BARLOW IS A great lyricist who is raw and honest in his music. The Brisbanian claims he has “authentic blues vein mixing” in his brain, and like many great blues legends Phil’s music has a dirty rock rhythm that’s very honest and […]

REVIEW: Begin Again

Share this…FacebookTwitterLinkedin  WORDS BY Jacqui James WATCHING THE MOVIE Begin Again gives you some prospective on the journeys most singer/songwriters begin, playing in a small pub with little active listeners. Begin Again starring Keira Knighley, Mark Ruffalo and Adam Levine (Maroon 5) in his acting debut is a joy to […]

Ceeko’s Career Is Bound To Be More Than Alright

Share this…FacebookTwitterLinkedinWORDS BY Jacqui James TWENTY-FOUR YEAR-OLD Melbourne artist Keagan Clothier aka Ceeko recently released his debut single Alright which has been a mega hit on commercial radio. Drawing on his experiences performing live gigs around Melbourne and appreciating the music of his idols including Michael Jackson and Usher, Alright […]

When Brooke Schubert Met Keith Urban

Share this…FacebookTwitterLinkedin  WORDS BY Jacqui James BROOKE SCHUBERT IS one brave and determined woman! Within twenty-four hours her dream came true after uploading a video to YouTube titled Dear Keith Urban to capture Keith’s attention before his Light The Fuse tour. But before I get to that, let’s rewind because […]

Gigs ‘n Interviews’ AUSTRALIAN EXCLUSIVE: Doug Hannah

Share this…FacebookTwitterLinkedinWORDS BY Jacqui James   THE NAME DOUG HANNAH might be unfamiliar to the ear, but if I say television series like Burn Notice, White Collar, Numb3rs, Graceland and Intelligence you might get intrigued. Doug had a strong ambition to become successful in the creative world beginning at college. […]

The Distinguished Bridgette Allen

Share this…FacebookTwitterLinkedin  WORDS BY Jacqui James FOR THE PAST THIRTY plus years Bridgette Allen has become a distinguished jazz performer, vocalist, dancer and teacher. Amazingly at just fifteen Bridgette ran her own tap dance school after receiving a Teacher’s certificate from the British Ballet Organisation. Since she has continued teaching, […]

The Very Literary Sami T

Share this…FacebookTwitterLinkedin  WORDS BY Jacqui James THERE’S AN EIGHTEEN year-old singer/songwriter you should hear about. Sami T is a mind-blowing artist who has made the Aussie music industry’s ears and eyes keenly awoke. Completing HSC with high marks in humanities, would be enough to pride yourself on. However, Sami received […]

NEW MUSIC: Coldplay Shoots Video On Sydney Streets

Share this…FacebookTwitterLinkedin  WORDS BY Jacqui James THIS WEEK COLDPLAY used social media to give a shout out to their Sydney fans to come out a particular spot! The result was a brilliant, down-to-earth video for their new single A Sky Full Of Stars from Ghost Storis, which has gone to […]

REVIEW: David Campbell Sings John Bucchino

Share this…FacebookTwitterLinkedin  WORDS BY Jacqui James DAVID CAMPBELL HAS a rare quality to sing songs with such emotion and a believability, even with those written for musicals. So it’s no wonder that for this album, David and his long-time friend Broadway composer John Bucchino chose eleven tracks which have bound […]