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Hennie Bekker

Hennie Bekker is an award-winning musician, master composer and arranger, and multi-platinum-selling recording artist. He is known for his ambient and New Age sound on his own Tranquility, African Tapestries and Kaleidoscopes series, and his decades of experience as a producer, arranger and composer for film, television, and for other well-known South African artists. Bekker is a pioneering figure in the use of music and nature sounds, having composed the first fourteen albums in Dan Gibson's Solitudes - Exploring Nature with Music series, including the quadruple platinum Harmony and million-selling Classics. Bekker's eclectic career spans decades, cultures, continents and genres – from New Age to world music to electronica and relaxation. Bekker is a self taught pianist whose use of the latest digital music technology is part of the essence of his signature style.

Abbeywood recording artist Bekker has a discography that spans over 50 albums, including a top ten single, 10 platinum and six gold records. He is a also a Juno Award winner for Best Dance Recording with the iconic Canadian techno/house group BKS.
For more information, visit Hennie Bekker’s official website at henniebekker.com


AO Music

AO Music, (also known as AO) is a pan-cultural, world music group, known for an exotic blend of ethnic texture, rhythmic energy and ambient harmony. Their compositions feature melodic refrains and multi layered vocals, sung and arranged by South African born Miriam Stockley (the voice of Karl Jenkins' Adiemus, and acclaimed solo artist), and children's choral ensembles from around the globe. Song lyrics are a hybrid mixture of English, ancient languages and made-up phonetics; lending to a universal impression. The core members are augmented by a growing, international cast of contributing artists. AO Music's excursions to record children in remote villages around the globe inspired them to establish AO Foundation International (AOFI), a registered 501c non-profit dedicated to assisting children orphaned by natural disaster and conflict.
For more information, visit AO Music’s official website at aomusic.com


Greg Kavanagh

Greg Kavanagh is a world-class multi-instrumentalist who has worked with such music greats as David Foster, Aretha Franklin, Emmylou Harris and Linda Ronstadt. No matter what the project, Greg Kavanagh brings with him a wealth of knowledge and practical experience gleaned from over 25 years of working in the industry. His comfortable, intimate state-of-the-art studio, Kavasound has allowed Greg the freedom to compose, produce and engineer successful artists such as Jennifer Warnes, Chrissie Hynde, BKS, Guido Basso, Wendy Lands, Ashley MacIsaac, Monster Voodoo Machine, East 17, Dan Hill, Michael Burgess and Colm Wilkinson to name a few. Currently Greg is busy working on independent productions as well as a myriad of other musical ventures.

Check out Greg’s latest project Music of Israel - A Modern Odyssey on his official website www.gregkavanagh.com







 

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