Moments In Time is a relentlessly innovative and fascinating journey.
It is the kind of album that keeps drawing the listener back.
There are new insights with every visit,
like a good friend that will be around for years.
Album Of The Week
ABC JAZZ NOTES
Top 5 Australian Jazz Albums of 2012
Nilusha Dassenaike: lead, background vocals
Alex Pertout: world percussion, mallets
Dave Valentin: flutes
Miroslav Bukovsky: trumpet, flugelhorn
Tony Gould: piano
Joe Chindamo: piano, accordion
Andrew Jones: piano
Leonard Grigoryan: guitar
Saby Bhattacharya: sarod
Craig Newman: bass
David Jones: drums
This is a formidable undertaking... ★★★★ ½
John McBeath THE AUSTRALIAN
A suite of songs that entrances the senses... ★★★★
Warwick McFadyen THE AGE|SYDNEY MORNING HERALD
A truly exquisite album... ★★★★★
Trent Bryson-Dean DRUMSCENE MAGAZINE
The album draws you in and entrances you…it’s a lovely experience,
like a dark star, once you get close enough, you’re lost...
Peter Kenneally JAZZ PLANET|EXTEMPORE
One discovers new nuances with every listen...
KJ POPULAR PERCUSSIONIST (Canada)
Magic Moments, so many glorious subtleties...a world-class jazz/pop sound...
Jeff Jenkings INPRESS
A wonderful album from two gifted artists…the music is magnificent...
Billy Pinnell AFTERNOON EXPERTS|3AW
Marvellous musicians generating very creative proposals...
Claudianna Blanco TEMAS|SBS SPANISH RADIO
The latest album sees him team up with the beautiful vocals of Nilusha Dassenaike
with stunning results. A very beautiful collaboration...
Robbie Buck THE INSIDE SLEEVE|ABC RADIO NATIONAL
Absolutely love it...
Saul Zavarce FIESTA JAZZ|PBS-FM
Both bring to the blend of jazz South American and Asian exotic sounds…terrific originals...
Ivan Lloyd JAZZ NOTES|ABC JAZZ
A marvellous recording...
Jim McLeod JAZZ ON SATURDAY|PBS-FM
Recorded and edited by Alex Pertout
Arrangements by Alex Pertout and Nilusha Dassenaike
Bass recorded by Craig Newman
Mixed by Doug Brady at Armstrong Studio 2, Melbourne
Mastered by Leon Zervos at Studios 301, Sydney
Cover Art by Nilusha Dassenaike
Photography by Gabrielle Leonard
Liner notes by Leon Gettler
Design and typography by Luke Fraser/Ahr+
Produced by Alex Pertout
'Moments In Time' Digital Booklet