NOEL J ELMOWY

Keyboards Composer Arranger Producer

Musical Biography

Musical History
At the age of seven began classical piano studies for 10 years then turned to contemporary jazz fusion and has playing on the Sydney scene since 1974. Performed and worked in London from 1980 - 1982 with musicians Dave Bitelli (Elton John, David Bowie & Joe Jackson), Martin Ditchum (Sade), Gordon Hunte (Sade), Ray Carless (Elvin Jones) and Chris Scott-Francis (London Jazz Composers Orchestra). On return from London formed "Espirito"(Latin Jazz) in 1982 - an innovative first on the Sydney jazz scene. Highlights include longstanding residency at Sydney's "The Basement" Jazz Club, support for Dizzy Gillespie's Australian Tour and the Manly and Bondi Jazz Festivals.
Tours include: Al Jarreau Australian Tour support (1995) Andrew Oh Band (Musical Director) for Thailand International Jazz Festival, Japan and Fiji.

Education
Graduated from Bachelor of Dental Surgery at the University of Sydney (1979). Principal practitioner in his own private surgery since 1982.

Debut Album
"Feelin Good" © released August 2000.
Soul / Jazz / Funk Instrumental for the "adult contemporary" market.
Recorded in Sydney Australia and Los Angeles Ca. With special guest saxophonist Gerald Albright.
Featuring vocalist Doug Williams, Erana Clark and Keren Minshull.

"Feelin Good" Musical Credits
Vocals - Doug Williams, Keren Minshull, Erana Clark, Jerry Malla, Danny D' Costa.
Saxophone - Gerald Albright, Andrew Oh, Jason Morphett, Tim Oram.
Drums - Chad Wackerman, Land Richards, Greg Sheehan, Mitch Farmer, Dave Plenty, Steve Gadd
(courtesy Q-Up Arts).
Bass Guitar - Gerald Albright, Christopher Soulos, Leon Gaer, Victor Rounds, Jacky Orszaczky.
Guitar - Art Phillips, Michael O'Neill, Phil Stone, Carl Dewhurst, Albert Calvo, Gordon Hunte, Peter Northcote, Steve Edmonds, Dave Longo, Dave Colton.
Trumpet - Vladimir Khusid.
Percussion - Tony Azzopardi, Walter Figueroa, Jose Marquez, Tony Malouf.

Completed Recordings
"Pass It On" © Vintage Music released July 1998.
Produced & Arranged "Pass It On" for contemporary guitarist Albert Calvo featuring George Golla & Steve Gadd (courtesy Q-Up Arts).
"Second Thoughts"
© Vintage Music released July 2003.
Produced & Arranged "Second Thoughts" for contemporary guitarist Albert Calvo featuring Chad Wackerman, Michel Rose, Andrew Oh, Land Richards.
"Andrew Oh" © Andrew Oh released 1997
Co-Wrote three tracks USA released (Honest Entertainment / Telos Publishers). Gavin Smooth Jazz NAC Chart #32.
"Silk" © Andrew Oh released November 1993.
Produced and Co-Wrote Andrew Oh CD "Silk" (Devine Records).
"Good Morning Australia" Co-Wrote theme music.

Live Performance Credits
Tommy Emmanuel, Rick Price, Mark Williams, Doug Williams,
Ricky May, Danny La Rue, Keren Minshull, Rory O'Donoghue,
Danielle Gaha, Andrew Oh, Espirito.


For more information,  bookings or contact:

Noel  J  Elmowy

Sydney Australia

Fax: (61- 2) 9314 0102

Email….noel@elmowy.com

Legal Representation:  Mathew Alderson

Managment: Mills Managment email: millsmgt@ozemail.com.au