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Peter Dickson

Guitarist/Composer/Producer/Audio Engineer

Lotus Music Australia

1979-1981:

Performed as a singer guitarist with resident band ‘Four Track’ on contract for the Sudarshan Group of five star hotels. Bangalore, India

1982-1983:

Performed as a singer guitarist with resident band ‘Four Track’ on contract for the Harsha Group of three star hotels. Bangalore, India

Performed with resident band ‘Wild cherries’ at four season’s group of hotels. Bangalore India

1983-1984:

Resident disc jockey/lighting and audio engineer at ‘Knockout’ night club, Black Pearl Hotels, Bangalore India

1985-1986:

Resident singer guitarist at the Texas Lone Star Cantina, Bayswater, London, United Kingdom

1987-1989:

Established and performed the guitar duo ‘Dicksonmartinez’ performing at numerous venues and festivals around the whole of Australia. Recorded and produced the first ‘Dicksonmartinez’ album ‘Just the two of us’ selling in excess of 50,000 copies in Australia.

1990;

Composed and recorded the theme for the film ‘Flair’ starring Joan Collins.

1990-1992 :

Recorded the theme for the 1992 Barcelona Olympics for the Channel 7 television networks in Australia.

1990-1992 :

Established the guitar duo ‘Duo Rasgado’ with Robert Bratetich recorded and composed/produced the album ‘Journey’ with Robert Bratetich. ‘Journey’ sold in

excess of 10,000 copies Australia wide. Toured Australia performing at numerous venues and festivals.

Performed on ‘In Melbourne today’ for the channel 9 television network, Australia with Ernie Sigley and Denise Drysdale.

1993-1994 :

Established and performed as singer guitarist with the band ‘Europa’ performing on contract at the Regent five star hotels. Melbourne, Australia

Recorded composed and produced the album Europa ‘Between Two Worlds’ for record label ‘New Market Music’, Melbourne, Australia.

1995: Recorded composed and produced the album ‘Flamenco Falsetas’ for Sanity Music Australia.

1996:

Charted in the Australian record industry ARIA chart in the top 40 at number 32 NSW number 22 South Australia and number 28 in Victoria

Interviewed by Richard Wilkins and performed on the ‘Today’ show for the Channel 9 television network Australia

Performed on Burt Newton’s ‘Good morning Australia’ for the Channel 10 television network, Australia

Performed on the mid day show for the Channel 7 television network

Interviewed and reviewed by the Sydney Morning Herald, the Guardian, the Age, TV week and various national newspapers and magazines.

Toured by Harbour side entertainment around Australia performing concerts in all major and regional cities.

Signed recording contract with MRA record label, Australia.

Signed management contract with Phil Leah Management

1997-1998 :

Toured recorded and performed with Tommy Emmanuel around Australia

Toured and performed at the Hobart concert hall with Dr Martin Taylor.

Performed with Tommy Emmanuel at the Mo awards, Sydney.

Toured around Australia by Harbour side entertainment and MRA entertainment, Australia.

1999:

Started ‘Lotus music record label’ Australia

Recorded, composed, produced and performed the album ‘Eastwest’ for Lotus Music selling in excess of 25,000 units. Toured Australia with the release of ‘Eastwest’.

Recorded, produced and performed ‘Gypsy fingers ‘with Brandon Lewis for Lotus Music. Selling in excess of 5,000 copies on gypsy fingers national tour.

2000:

Recorded composed, produced and performed the album ‘Talking to God ‘ for Lotus music. Recorded in India and Australia with elite musicians from both countries.

Toured India and Australia with the release of ‘Talking to God ‘selling in excess of 10,000 copies.

2001:

Recorded composed, produced and performed ‘Live in India’ for Lotus music.

Concert tour of India with the release of ‘Live in India’ selling in excess of 5,000 copies.

2002-2005:

Recorded, composed, produced and performed the album ‘Alone with you’ for Lotus music.

Toured and performed concerts in Japan, Australia, India and Malaysia with the release of ‘Alone with You’ selling in excess of 10,000 copies.

Performed at the Shillong International Jazz Festival, Shillong, India with Louis and Gino Banks.

Designed and handcrafted the ‘Dickson DN1’ twin neck guitar with Synth access.

Collaborated and toured with Jeffrey Daniel (Shalimar/Michael Jackson Band) in Japan

2005-2007:

Designed and hand crafted the Dickson DN2 series of twin neck guitars. Jazz/classical model with synth access

Collaborated and performed with Farid Ali (Mr Gambus) in Malaysia.

Collaborated with Noriyuki Asakura (composer of Sony playstation and Japanese film) Tokyo, Japan.

Collaborated with Kanae Ozawa (Erhu) recording a album of traditional Japanese songs for Sony, Japan. Produced by Noriyuki Asakura.

Performed a mini concert series for Sony Music Japan

2007-2009:

Composed, recorded and produced the album ‘Imagine this’ for Lotus music .Featuring the DN2 series of guitar.

Toured and performed concerts in Japan, Singapore, Malaysia, New Caledonia and India with the release of ‘Imagine this’ selling in excess of 5,000 copies.

Collaborated and performed concerts with Rie Tsuji (Beyonce, music director) and Farid Ali (Mr Gambus)

2010:

Recorded, composed and produced ‘Second Thoughts’ for Lotus music.

Toured performing concerts in Japan, Australia, India and Malaysia with the release of ‘Second Thoughts’

2010-2012:

Recorded, composed and produced ‘Oriental Whisper’ for Lotus music.

Toured and performed concerts in Japan, Australia, India and Malaysia with the release of ‘Oriental Whisper’ selling in excess of 5,000 copies.

Collaborated, recorded and produced ‘Songs for Everyone’ with Joe Moore.

Performed support for Boys II Men Australia tour 2012.

2013-2015 :

Recorded, composed and produced ‘Art from the Heart’ for Lotus music.

Performed and conducted master classes at the 2012, 2013 World Youth Jazz Festival, Malaysia.

Performed solo concerts at the Alliance Francaise concert hall for the Bangalore School of Music Jazz fusion festival and Silver Jubilee Festival, Bangalore, India.

2013-2014

Performed and conducted master classes at the Borneo International Guitar Festival.

Designed and handcrafted the Dickson DN2 Nomad solid body fold up guitar with synth access.

2015:

Performed at the Philippines International Jazz Festival and conducted master classes at the British School Manila, University of Santo and The Ryan Cayabyab School of Music.

Further certified jazz studies at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music in contemporary Jazz guitar and Jazz harmony.

Designed and handcrafted the Dickson DN2 Nomad hollow body fold-up guitar with synth access.

2016:

Performed at the ‘Eastwest Encounter Festival’ for the Bangalore School of Music, along with other international artistes. Bangalore, India. Performed at Windmills Craftworks, Whitefield Bangalore, India Performed at Jazz Ampang , Malaysia.

 

 

 
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