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MEDIA RELEASE
SYMPATHY ORCHESTRA LAUNCH
 
NEW BAND or ORCHESTRA or both....?
 

...Come along and see for yourself when new local band "Sympathy Orchestra" make their debut performance at the Governor Hindmarsh Hotel on  Friday August 27th  from 9pm.

         Get ready for a dynamic night of new sounds and rhythms from the 6-piece group featuring members from Redfins, JBE, Scafell Pike,the Magellan Project, Monsoon, 360 Degrees, who have also been seen performing at various WOMAD festivals.
Original music with infectious grooves and melodies will take you on a journey which will conjure up images of exotic cultures and world travels.

Formed in March of this year, Sympathy Orchestra are; principal songwriter and founder  Julian Barnett,(at long last back on electric guitar after the Redfins disbanded in 1995!), Ray Smith,(keyboards/guitar) was founder of  90's folk/rock ensembles Scafell Pike and the Magellan Project, Martin Boyd (keyboards)  former member of Redfins, Istvan Nemeth (bass) with John Appleby (drums) have been seen playing locally in and around Adelaide with Chris Finnen's 360 Degrees, and Craig Lauritsen (drums).
Mark Kraus (saxophones) another former member of Redfins, often joins the orchestra live

Sympathy Orchestra's rhythm section consists of 2 of Adelaide's finest drummers with Craig Lauritsen (always in demand for session work) and John Appleby providing a backbone of enticing and innovative rhythms.
 
We're looking forward to seeing you at the GOV to experience the journey of Adelaide's newest Orchestra.
 

VENUE:            Governor Hindmarsh Hotel
LOCATION:    Port Road, Opp. Entertainment Centre
DATE :            Friday  AUGUST 27th
TIME:             9pm

 
Contact -                         email:    Martin Boyd
                                        Ph:   (08) 83035994