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New Release: the single El Jardin del Ritmo has been released, available now on all digital platforms. From my forthcoming QUADRIFOGLIO album, the piece features a percussive interplay witth legendary conguero from Santana band fame Raul Rekow.

Recorded, mixed and produced by Alex Pertout
Cover image by Julian Alexander Pertout
Mastered by Leon Zervos at Studios 301, Sydney

NEW ALBUM QUADRIFOGLIO: Quadrifoglio is an album that celebrates drums and percussion. It contains within a collection of my original compositions conceived, developed, arranged and produced specifically to showcase the art of percussion and percussive improvisation in multiple creative settings. The works feature myself in solo as well as in duo formats, showcasing improvisatory dialogues with four world percussion masters: legendary US conguero Raul Rekow, English carnatic expert Pete Lockett, Egyptian tabla master Hossam Ramzy and Australian master drummer David Jones. DIGITAL BOOKLET

Forthcoming Album VIAJES features original songs and personal arrangements of traditional folkloric repertoire from Chile and Cuba with guest performances recorded in the USA with legendary jazz guitarist Mike Stern, in Chile with vocalist Magdalena Matthey and Pedro Villagra on quena, in England with Egyptian percussionist Hossam Ramzy, in Cuba with saxophonist Cesar Lopez, vocalist Silvia Cabrera, trumpeter Myquel Gonzalez, violinist Leonardo Perez and percussionist Justo Pelladito, in Argentina with guitarist Alan Plachta and in Australia thus far with contributions from pianist Luke Howard, drummer Gerry Pantazis, bassists Frank Di Sario, Craig Newman and Evripidis Evripidou, saxophonist Sandy Evans and trumpeter Miroslav Bukovsky.

iTunes: My catalogue of albums including Lusambo, From The Heart, Baba Soroso and Otra Vez, as well as my book 'Sight Reading: The Rhythm Book' are now available on iTunes.

Spotify: You can listen to my catalogue of personal album releases by visiting Spotify.

Compositions: Scores of my compositions are now available via The Australian Jazz Real Book, a publication dedicated to the preservation and distribution of Australian jazz in both digital and print form. You can access the website here.

Mel Bay Publications Inc: I am published by Mel Bay Publications Inc (USA) you can access my Mel Bay Author's Page here

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