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Jim Turner (APRA Member)
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In 2007 Jim Turner was awarded his only music qualification, an Advanced Diploma in Music Industry Business with Distinction, He has had no other formal music training of any kind, he never studied music while at school he cannot read music or play piano. The song words were always written first and the music followed up to two years later. "Thy Will Be Done" was his first song, the words took an hour to write, but it took several months to complete the music. The music for most other songs was often written in a couple of hours or less and he knew instinctively when the song sounded right, even though he had no idea of how it was to sound before he began writing.
Elizabeth Geyer - Vocals. Elizabeth has a Batchelor of Music Degree (trumpet) and is also a jazz singer and songwriter. In 2007 she toured the USA performing at singer songwriter venues including Galli's Bar, Karma Coffee House, USA Hostel Hollywood and Highland Grounds Los Angeles, as well as the Yippie Museum, Googies Lounge over Living Room, Helen's, Cucina Stagionale, Caffe Vivaldi and The Bitter End.
Bill Risby - Piano. Bill, a gifted child prodigy was the youngest student to study Piano at the NSW State Conservatorium of Music in Sydney, Australia. He was playing 7th grade pieces at age 7 and completed an Associate Diploma in Jazz Studies with Merit in 1987. By age 15 he had already performed Gershwin’s "Rhapsody in Blue" later going on to perform Leonard Bernstein's "Mass". He has played piano on many albums.