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Thursday, May 30, 2013


(Fiona Tozer & Ant Cawthorn-Blazeby)

Bluestockings in Kloof will present A Songwriter's Odyssey featuring Fiona Tozer and Ant Cawthorn-Blazeby tomorrow night.

Experience the music from a songwriter's perspective. Join singer-songwriter Fiona Tozer in an evening of music and exploration, an odyssey through the experience of the songwriting process, reflecting on her motivation, musical development and use of techniques, and playing some of her songs as examples. She will be accompanied on the journey by friend and legendary fiddler Anton Cawthorn-Blazeby.

Fiona Tozer started her musical career as a self-taught singer and guitarist. She has travelled widely, performing with musicians from all over the world and developing a unique personal style of songwriting. Her songs vary from contemporary folk melodies for solo voice and guitar, to arrangements for acoustic rock bands and other ensembles. Recent formal music studies have expanded her composing abilities across genres and earned her a masters degree in composition. For further details, visit her website at CDs will be on sale.

Ant Cawthorn-Blazeby was a member of Landscape Prayers for nine years releasing four acclaimed albums. He has freelanced since 2003, working with a number of different projects and artists, playing all genres from folk and blues to rock and jazz. He has also worked as concert master for the Durban City Orchestra and has performed with the KZNPO. He is well-known for his performances with his band Celtis, playing traditional and contemporary Irish music.

A Songwriter's Odyssey takes place at Bluestockings in Kloof tomorrow night (May 31) at 19h00 for 19h30. Entry is R90, with dinner available for R60. Booking essential through Narene on 083 659 3628.