Dianne Cripps “I Told the Ocean Your Name” Album Launch – Friday, 24th of November 2023:
Renowned singer-songwriter Dianne Cripps is set to captivate audiences once again with her highly anticipated new album I Told the Ocean Your Name. The album is a stunning collection that encapsulates a unique blend of relatable high-brow jazz, folk, and pop songs with heartfelt storytelling that showcases Cripps’s unparalleled artistry.
“Dianne Cripps is something of a dynamo!” – Loretta Barnard, Australian Jazz Net
- Dianne Cripps – vocals
- Hugh Barrett – piano
- Elsen Price – double bass
- Ed Rodrigues – drums
- Keyna Wilkins- flute
With a career spanning more than two decades, Dianne Cripps has established herself as a formidable force in the music industry. Her blend of soulful melodies, introspective lyrics, and powerful vocals has earned her critical acclaim and a dedicated fan base worldwide. I Told the Ocean Your Name is a testament to Cripps’s exceptional talent, and her ability to craft music that resonates with listeners on a profound level.
Working with acclaimed arranger and song-writing partner Matt Thompson (2020 ASCAP Herb Albert Young Jazz Composers Award & 2021 Wangaratta National Jazz Award winner), and Emmy award-winning producer Sean Carey, I Told the Ocean Your Name explores concepts of family, meaning, and different forms of love – fledgling, forgotten and forbidden. These original compositions and lush arrangements pay homage to her Southern roots as well as to the Australian landscape. She will also feature her crowd-pleasing jazz-pop arrangements of favourite songs by Dolly Parton, Billy Joel, Patsy Cline, Bruce Springsteen, and more.
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