Tom Thumb: Beatbox Brilliance at TEDxSydney

 Tom Thum: Armed with just a microphone, Thum pushes the limits of the human voice to create incredible soundtracks of impossible beats and phenomenal sounds, with scratched vinyl, the Michael Jackson back-catalogue, the didgeridoo and an entire fifties jazz band amongst his vocal repertoire. Thom’s performance was one of few…

Paul Kelly at TEDxSydney

Paul Kelly is one of the most significant singer/songwriters in Australia. Here’s his solo rendition of one of his best-loved songs, chosen as the final performance of TEDxSydney 2011. As well as issuing an enduring body of work with his own bands, Kelly has recorded film scores (Lantana and the…

Bobby Singh with Damini Darbar: tabla and tanpur

Bobby is an internationally renowned tabla player, talented and skilled in both traditional Indian classical music and cross cultural genres, lauded throughout Australia and internationally for his work with acts that straddle the divide between tradition and modernity. Performance from TEDxSydney.

Ben Walsh: wheel of drums

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Ben Walsh’s diverse percussion and drumming skills have made him a fixture at festivals around the world. Here, he tells us a little of his story and proceeds to demonstrate his art on a ‘wheel of drums’ he created. Live performance at TEDxSydney 2011.

Darren Percival: vocal artistry

A vocal artist of the highest order, Mr.Percival takes his live audiences on a ride at every performance. With the use of a looping pedal, he has made a name for himself at festivals and concert halls around Australia. Live performance from TEDxSydney.

FourPlay Quartet with Bobby Singh: Defy Convention

FourPlay String Quartet defy convention and stereotyping. No musical stone is left unturned. Here their collaboration with Bobby Singh delights the TEDxSydney audience. Add this performance to your library via the TEDx Music Project on Soundcloud. Recorded at TEDxSydney.