Here are some of the wonderful musicians who have volunteered their time and talent to 6 Strings 4 Cancer. Click on the links below to find out more about them and to hear some of their music.
McAlister Kemp is the bringing together of two talented artists in their own right - Drew McAlister and Troy Kemp. Both born and bred country boys, Drew hailing from Narrabri via Moree, and Troy from Kempsey.
Geoff Robertson is one half of Australia’s undisputed #1 vocal duo - The Robertson Brothers. With 12 ACE awards, 12 MO Awards for Best Vocal Group as well as 2 ARIA nominations and the top 40 hit “Last Love Song” they are a long standing force in Australia’s music industry.
When it all comes down to it, Amber Lawrence, the award-winning singer-songwriter has much to be proud of – having been announced the inaugural winner of the “Telstra Horizon Award” at the 2010 Tamworth Golden Guitar Awards.
Tamara’s first independent release, a CD EP, surprised her with a Nomination in New Talent of The Year at the 1998 Golden Guitar Awards. Her first album ‘The Way The World Is” (ABC/EMI 2001) received rave reviews and she gained her second nomination at the Golden Guitar Awards in 2002 for Vocal Collaboration of the Year with “Here Comes The Rain”, a very well received country rock duet with music legend Rick Price.
Blue Mountains resident, Mark Travers, is a father of three who has been writing music and performing for the past 20 years. His “totally live” acoustic guitar and vocal performances transfer an energy level seldom experienced in venues today.
SHELLEY AND ROBERTSON
'Shelley and Robertson' are regarded as one of Australia's all time great vocal duos. Performing together for 20 years in fields as diverse as theatre, corporate, bands, acoustic, jingles and session recording. Their voices, vocal blend and humour are well known and second to none.
Rose Carleo laughs at the title of her new album, Life Gets in the Way, because it has been that life – with its many highs and lows, joys and sorrows – that’s made her such a perceptive songwriter.
As well as playing tenor saxophone, touring and recording as a saxophonist with Australian progressive rock band Anubis and performing at corporate events with his jazz trio Jazz Daiquiri in which he plays sax, flute, trumpet and flugel horn, multi instrumentalist Martyn Cook has been playing the Celtic harp for nearly 20 years both as a soloist at weddings and corporate functions as well as in various ensembles.
6 STRINGS NEXT EVENTS
11am MARTYN COOK