Blake Keep – Guitar, Sax and vocals
Matthew Gough – Guitar, Double Bass
Nazira Hamdan – Dancer
Cameron Gregory – Percussionist
Styles- (Latin, 1940s Gypsy jazz, World, Popular music)
Two musicians and a Belly/tribal fusion dancer driven by a playful energy that’s intoxicatingly entertaining. With a play list ranging from soulful popular music ballads and haunting folk tunes, jazz manouche to Spanish and Latin. Charming, confident and professional.
Blake Keep and Matthew Gough are outstanding young Australian guitarists and songwriters who have both studied at the Australian Institute of music, Sydney. They have recently collaborating with Nazira Hamdan, a world renowned Belly dancer whos passion has been fusing middle eastern traditional dance with contrasting genres, creating a show that is both unique and mesmerizing.
Blake and Matthew have toured with Major world and Australian artists such as Lulo Reinhardt, Diesel and University of Newcastle Chamber choir. Having completed their Bachelor of Music degrees together with scholarships, their pursuit for musical excellence is heavily driven by their passion for music, love of guitar, diligence to their craft and entertaining.
Blake and Matthew are both proficient guitarists but they have recently integrated other musical elements such as vocals, saxophone, bass, and stomp box into their performances creating new musical ideas, arrangements and repertoire.
Lately they have been working on a new album and are due to go into the recording studio this year.