Shelley Scown

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Shelley Scown is an Australian singer, musician and educator who has contributed widely to the Australian and Indigenous music industry.[1]

Biography[edit]

Scown is probably best known for her 1997 Jazz album, Angel.[2] She collaborated with other respected Australian musicians, such as Paul Grabowsky, Bernie McGann, The Groovematics and Kate Ceberano.[3][4] The album was nominated for an ARIA[5] music award in 1998, but lost to The Future of Today by Chaplin, Tinkler, Rex, & Lamble.

As well as working on stage, Scown has also worked in film. Her credits include: Turn It Up (1991) (an unscreened television series pilot co-starring Marg Downey, Lisa McCune and Glenn Robbins; she appeared as a character called Carsonette),[6] Lucky Break (1994) (with Gia Carides and Anthony LaPaglia; she played a lounge singer at a resort) and as a member of the music department where she was a lead vocalist in Noah's Ark (1999).

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1] at http://www.novanation.com.au/event/shelley-scown-quartet_99482
  2. ^ [2] at http://abcjazz.net.au/artist/shelley-scown
  3. ^ Jackson, Andra (26 September 2008). "Grabowsky finds three into 50 goes". The Age. Retrieved 11 December 2011. 
  4. ^ "Jazz cabaret at Scotch". Scotch College Melbourne. Retrieved 11 December 2011. 
  5. ^ [3] at http://www.ariaawards.com.au/history/award/best-jazz-album
  6. ^ [4] at http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1051351