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Posted Tuesday, June 2, 2009
Carl Cleve's nomadic past results in highly original songs which have won many awards in world & roots categories - most recently, MUSICOZ & Australian Songwriters Association - BEST FOLK SONG AWARDS. Carl's unmistakable guitar style was learnt from Brazilian players, bluesmen, Bert Jansch & Caetano Veloso, from the American banjo and the arabic oud. Traces of Brazil, Africa, folk and blues are the spice in the stew of Carl's songs which range from polyrhythmic exuberance to intimate subtlety, the personal to the political. Poetry and emotion. Carl performs with Parissa Bouas as the renowned duo, The Hottentots. His story songs are populated with refugees, the tears of broken hearts, the rage of obsession and the joys of solitude & travel.
Phone: (02) 9520 6180 or (0403) 936 785
Check out Carl's web site.
Cost: $20/$15 (includes yummy home made supper)
Look forward to seeing you . . .
** Remember - not the usual Sunday but Friday night for this concert!