Church of Groove

MIRIAM WILL BE LAUNCHING HER NEW ALBUM FULL CIRCLE AT THE CHURCH OF GROOVE ON SATURDAY JULY 1ST ALONGSIDE VIOLINIST/ VOCALIST SUSIE BISHOP (CHAIKA/ HINTERLAND) AND VIOLA PLAYER CARL ST. JACQUES ( MIAMI SYMPHONY).

“MIRIAM HAS A KNACK FOR GIVING HER SONGS A FEELING OF SIGNIFICANCE, EVEN WHILE THEY FLOAT WITH EFFERVESCENT POP PLEASURE. WIKIPEDIA’S EXPLANATION OF WORLD MUSIC INCLUDES A CITED DESCRIPTION AS “SOMEONE ELSE’S LOCAL MUSIC”’. IN LIEBERMAN’S CASE, IT’S OURS.” – 4 STARS – THE AGE 2014

HER TRIO HAVE BEEN BUSY TOURING THE ALBUM AROUND THE COUNTRY – A WORK THAT RHYTHMS MAGAZINE DESCRIBED AS “ A THING OF INTOXICATING BEAUTY “ (NOV 2016 )

HAVING SPENT LONG PERIODS OF TIME STUDYING WITH GREATS IN WEST AFRICA,MIRIAM WRITES AND PERFORMS MOSTLY ON KORA – 21 STRINGED AFRICAN HARP, TO WHICH SHE BRINGS HER OWN CONTEMPORARY SENSIBILITIES AND POWERFUL, UNMISTAKABLE VOICE.
MIRIAMS LYRICS CARRY A FEMININE PERSPECTIVE REMINISCENT OF JONI MITCHELL AND THEN INFUSED WITH RHYTHMS OF WEST AFRICA. THE LUSH VOCAL HARMONIES AND STRINGS OF THE TRIO OPEN OUT THE MUSIC TO A SOARING BEAUTIFUL SOUNDSCAPE.
MIRIAM’S PREVIOUS ALBUM ‘BIRDS OF THE MOON’ (NOV 2014) WAS ALBUM OF THE WEEK ON ABC RN, HAD RAVE REVIEWS AND WAS NOMINATED FOR AN AUSTRALIAN INDEPENDENT MUSIC AWARD .
MIRIAM HAS HAS TOURED EXTENSIVELY WITH HER TRIO AROUND AUSTRALIA AND PERFORMED AT FESTIVALS AND EVENTS INTERNATIONALLY INCLUDING INDONESIA, MEXICO, TURKEY, JAPAN, MALI AND GUINEA. “HER SONGS ARE BEAUTIFULLY MELODIC, RICHLY TEXTURED BUT CAN HAVE POINTED THEMES. SIMPLY BRILLIANT” – 4 STARS. “ THE AGE

WHERE: THE CHURCH OF GROOVE, 3 TUDOR STREET, NEWCASTLE
WHEN: SATURDAY JULY 1ST 8PM
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