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Media, Listings

A selection of media or database listings

Limelight magazine article - Indigenous Composers Initiative:

New Waves ABC Podcast program on Sainsbury’s music:

Coast Arts interview – Gosford NSW:

SBS-TV and online article - Indigenous Composers Initiative:

National Library of Australia (NLA) – selected works:

An Australian Concert Overture


The Flowergirls

Citation in The Techniques of Guitar Playing (Seth F. Josel and Ming Tao) the worlds leading contemporary guitar book:

Listing in Sheerpluck, world leading database on contemporary guitar music (Germany):

Media release by NSW Minister for the Arts Troy Grant on major funding for two new works Civic Melancholy and the Brackish Songs exploring Sainsbury’s Regionalist trajectory (ie; articulating region via new works):

A selection of articles/reviews/presentations/guest lectures/papers and other non-composing contributions over the last 25 years:

Contribution to Resonate (Australian Music Centre industry magazine) online, founder and artistic director Australian Indigenous Composer Initiative, reviewer for Journal of Australian Studies, contributions: to the International Association of Music Libraries conference Canberra, to the Macquarie Atlas of Indigenous Australia (new ed.), to Canberra Writers Festival – a unique presentation with ex-Senator Bob Brown, to the Indigenous focussed Our Music Day Listening to Sydney – Sydney Conservatorium (co-founder), to lectures on Indigenous education at UTS and various VocEd centres. Also a lecture-demonstration for Darwin International Guitar Festival, delivered the 2016 ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences (CASS) Future Directions in Indigenous Research Lecture, also delivered the inaugural Jimmy Little lecture - School of Music ANU, and more.

Photos of meaningful moments (all with guitar in hand):

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Scar Tree band in recording. Hear at Hear Sounds

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Performing at Kincumber Mountain (home) with wife Christina

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