Recorded or Rendered Work - Performance

Sinhala Folk Music: Its Vocal Traditions and Stylistic Nuances

A Pertout, Nilusha Dassenaike

ISIM | Published : 2014

Abstract

Performer, composer, educator Nilusha Dassenaike is making an indelible mark in the world of contemporary composition and performance. She has performed and recorded with artists as wide ranging as Mike Stern, Dave Valentin, and Hugh Jackman. Her compositions are featured in critically acclaimed recording projects and present a unique relationship between contemporary jazz and traditional Sinhala Folk Music. Dassenaike also lectures in Jazz and Improvisation at the Victorian College of the Arts, the University of Melbourne. Ensemble Members are Nilusha Dassenaike (voice) Alex Pertout (world percussion), and TBC piano