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Elizabeth Geyer
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Biography:
Elizabeth describes writing and performing her own music for the first time as ‘finally coming home’. Her talent stands apart from other artists simply because of her incredible diversity as a vocalist, pianist, trumpet and flugelhorn player and last but not least composer. Her unique style of Jazz sets a new direction while her hands on approach to song writing, recording, production and performance has allowed her passion to be expressed and connect to her audiences with an understated passion and warmth.

For many years Elizabeth performed and recorded in bands, often the solo chair at Australian jazz festivals, touring the USA and performing at Monterey Jazz Festival, supporting a host of artists on occasion including James Morrison, Marcia Hines, Harry Secombe, Bobby Shew, Gene Pitney and USA's Barbara Morrison.

In 2000, Elizabeth's direction changed when she released a self titled debut album of jazz standards. This announced her emergence as artist and singer in her own right. Media reviews, community and ABC radio support followed, jazz icon Don Burrows declaring it 'very, very special... a uniqueness you want to cling to... the best record I have heard in a long time.'


Elizabeth continued performing extensively as a jazz singer now in addition to trumpet player including a three year stint as feature vocalist and trumpet soloist with John Morrison's Swing City, performing at the opening of Sydney Olympic Games 2000 with James Morrison, guesting in the Don Burrows Quintet and as feature vocalist for the 'Legends in Jazz' Concert in the Domain and for the Duke of Edinburgh Awards.

But a massive leap of faith that paid off in 2007 was the album 'The Dream' - a collaboration with multi-award winning songwriter/instrumentalist Tony King. The Dream was recognised for it's timeless, unique, fragile beauty; the first true expression to highlight just how unique and brave she is as an artist, yet surprisingly accessible. in 2007 Elizabeth toured the US and Europe, performing extensively in venues and further attracting a new international fan base.

In 2008 Elizabeth took musical bravery further with a self penned third album, 'On Patrol With The Jazz Police' which leans back to her jazz roots while retaining the uniqueness of the previous album, ABC’s James Valentine describing it 'Elizabeth Geyer sounds like Elizabeth Geyer. There is no greater compliment. She's got her own sound and it's beautiful.'

In 2009 The Dream won Best Song at International music competition IAC and was featured on the American US Smooth Jazz Compilation Album in 2010. Following a year of intensive songwriting and performing in 2011, currently Elizabeth is preparing to travel and record again.











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