Emma Pask

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Emma Pask
Emma Pask in May 2013.jpg
Background information
Born Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Genres Jazz
Occupation(s) Vocalist, actor
Instruments Voice
Years active 1994–present
Labels Morrison Records, Rajon Music Group
Website emmapask.com

Emma Pask (born 1977) is an Australian jazz vocalist. She is best known for her work with big bands and her continuing collaboration with noted Australian virtuoso James Morrison.

Early life[edit]

Pask grew up in the Sutherland Shire of Sydney and attended Kirrawee High School. [1]

First singing with her high school band at 14,[2] Pask was first discovered by Morrison at a school performance in 1994 at 16.[3] From then on, she has been the vocal feature of the bands of James Morrison. She also has a background in acting. In 1995, she undertook a one-year part-time course at the National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA) young actor's studio.[3][4]

Discography[edit]

Solo releases[edit]

  • Emma (1999)
  • This Madness Called Love (2002)
  • Accentuate the Positive with Mark Rivett (2003)
  • Some Other Spring (2010) #32 AUS
  • Season of My Heart (2013; Christmas album, Universal Music)
  • Cosita Divina (2015; independent)

As vocalist for James Morrison[edit]

  • Live at the Sydney Opera House with James Morrison and his Big Band (1996)
  • Quartet (1998)
  • Three Minds (1998)
  • Gospel Collection Volume I with James Morrison (2005)
  • Gospel Collection Volume II with James Morrison (2006)
  • Christmas with James Morrison (2007)

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.theleader.com.au/story/4113731/golden-year-for-kirrawee-high-school/
  2. ^ http://jamesmorrison.com/thebands.htm
  3. ^ a b http://www.emmapask.com About Emma
  4. ^ http://www.nida.unsw.edu.au/short_courses/open/parttime/Young_Actors_Studio

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