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Aarhus Sangskriverværksted: Brett Perkins og Daniel Jo

D. 18.03.2015 Kl. 21:00

(Singer/Songwriter) DANIEL JO er sanger og sangskriver fra Århus. I de seneste år har sangskrivningen været lagt på hylden til fordel for andre musikprojekter, men nu er han klar til igen at fokusere på solo-projektet. Dette projekt danner rammen om en række melodiøse sange med danske tekster. Daniel er kendt for sit nærvær på scenen og tekster om der bærer præg af det gode liv i Århus. Inspirationen kommer selvsagt fra hverdagen og den magi, der opstår når skæbners veje krydses.

American songwriter Brett Perkins was recently credited in KODA magazine as 'The American who started it all' regarding the renaissance of the Danish songwriters scene over the past decade.

Brett brought his 'Listening Room Concerts' and 'Songwriters In The Round' series to Denmark in 1998, where many audiences first heard Tina Dickow, Teitur, Pernille Rosendahl, Annika Aakjær and many others in live shows throughout the country, as well as a two part, 1999 P3 special 'Live From The Listening Room'.

The Listening Room International Songwriter Retreats followed in 2002, with week long 'Community Through Co-Writing' gatherings held annually on Samsø and in several other countries, and in 2009, he created the Copenhagen Songwriters Festival, held annually in week 33.

Brett's released numerous albums since his early '80's debut in the L.A. club scene, including three four albums in Denmark, all of which have been P4 play listed, and his songs continue to receive international airplay, film and tv placements and awards, including recent placements on MTV's Road Rules and the 'Anna Pihl' series, 1st Prize in the Great American and Australian Song Contests and several commercially released co-writes with Danish artists, including Ester Brohus, Annette Bjergfeldt, Ole Kibsgaard and Mads Langers' debut single 'Breaking News'.

Brett's currently recording and touring solo and with his Cooenhagen based Americana band Brett Perkins & The Pawnshop Preachers, along with guest speaking on songwriting and the creative process throughout the U.S. and Europe. www.sang-skriver.dk
www.brettperkins.com
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