ALEX & NILUSHA Tales To Tell
WTM-003 (2014)








An exceptional album, Australian jazz at its best...
Leon Gettler AUSTRALIAN JAZZ NET

High quality, rhythmic and melodic world music feast...
Greg Phillips AUSTRALIAN MUSICIAN

A delightful album...
Jim McLeod JAZZ ON SATURDAY|PBS FM


A polished and possibly unique combination of traditional Sinhala melodies,
pan-Latin and world music rhythms and jazz textures...

Tony Hillier RHYTHMS MAGAZINE


Alex & Nilusha present their new album 'Tales To Tell', the follow up to the critically acclaimed 'Moments In Time' release. Recorded in Australia, Argentina, Cuba, England and the USA, 'Tales To Tell’ takes its listeners on an alluring journey of sounds gathered from around the globe, showcasing original compositions by Alex Pertout and Nilusha Dassenaike. 'Tales To Tell' features an eclectic cast of outstanding national and international guests including Mike Stern, Paul Grabowsky, Hossam Ramzy, Edsel Gomez, Tom E Lewis, Alan Plachta, Miroslav Bukovsky, David Alfaro, Andrea Keller, William Roblejo, Luke Howard, Peter Petrucci, Adrian Sherriff, Craig Newman, John Norton and Evripides Evripidou.



Nilusha Dassenaike
: lead, background vocals, handclaps
Alex Pertout: world percussion, mallets, konnakol, zampoñas
Mike Stern: lead, rhythm guitars
Paul Grabowsky: piano
Hossam Ramzy: Egyptian tabla, reque, jingles
Edsel Gomez: piano
Tom E Lewis: didgernidoos, vocals
Alan Plachta: lead, rhythm guitars
Miroslav Bukovsky: muted trumpet, flugelhorn
David Alfaro: piano
Andrea Keller: piano
William Roblejo: violin
Luke Howard: piano
Peter Petrucci: rhythm guitars
Adrian Sherriff: bansuri
Craig Newman: bass
John Norton: oud
Craig Newman: bass
Evripides Evripidou: bass, rhythm guitars


XIX 2015 CUBADISCO MUSIC AWARDS
Winner of Premio Internacional
Havana, Cuba






Recorded and edited by Alex Pertout at Che-Chi Studio
Additional recordings by Alfonso Peña (Havana, Cuba), Alan Plachta (Buenos Aires, Argentina),
Hossam Ramzy (London, England), Chris Gilroy (New York, USA),
Craig Newman, Evripides Evripidou and Lachlan Wooden
Mixed by Doug Brady at The Brady Music Studio
Mastered by Leon Zervos at Studios 301

Cover Art by Nilusha Dassenaike
Design by Luke Fraser/Ahr+


Produced by Alex Pertout


'Tales To Tell' Digital Booklet






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