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Elektrik Feel plays the latest dance and party music in a non-stop DJ style, keeping the dance floor pumping and the vibe cranking! Perfect to play at your next party, corporate function or event!
Elektrik Feel isn’t just your typical cover/corporate band.
Comprised of highly trained and sought after musicians, the guys and gals from the Elektrik Feel pride themselves on playing the most popular hits of today proficiently, using a combination both acoustic instruments and electric technologies to recreate the produced feel of most albums these days.
With this in mind the band also has the capability to perform each set non-stop, just like a DJ, keeping the dance floor moving and the vibe cranking!
Elektrik Feel is raising the bar in the cover/corporate band scene around Australia and are certain to add real spice and excitement to your venue, function or festival.
The musicians in Elektrik Feel are trained professionals and all have their Bachelor Degree (Hons) in Music (Jazz Performance) from the Elder Conservatorium of Music. Whilst the guys and gals from Elektrik Feel have pursued Jazz at a tertiary level, every member of the band is passionate about all musical styles and are all actively involved in many other musical endeavors, as you will see in their individual musical bios. Between them, the guys and gals from Elektrik Feel have a wealth of experience and a stack of awards and accolades.
Vocals: Annie Siegmann
Annie Siegmann is currently in her third year studying Jazz at the Elder Conservatorium of Music. Her singing career has seen her perform along side the likes of Libby O'Donovan, Matthew Carey and Sam Leske. Annie has had great success over the past year with her self-penned debut cabaret show ‘En Route To Modesty Lane’. Annie performs regularly around Adelaide with duo, ‘Two for the Road,’ including a residency at both The Adelaide Casino and The Dan O’Connell. Annie has also performed with ‘Bird Wizdom’, ‘The Belle-Phonics’ and others.
Drums: Holly Thomas
Holly Thomas has been playing drums professionally for a number of years, and has built her reputation as a high quality, organised and reliable musician. Holly has worked with international artists such as Ray Vega and Jim Pugh as well as many Australian artists such as Peter Combe, Ross Irwin and Mike Nock.
In 2010 Holly graduated top of her class with First Class Honours from the Elder Conservatorium of Music, having received numerous awards such as The Elder Conservatorium’s Directors Award in both 2009 and 2010, the Billy Hyde ‘Top Jazz Drums’ Award in 2009 and The John ‘Slick’ Osborne Scholarship in 2010. Holly is now currently completing her Masters Degree in Philosophy (Music Performance) having received one of the highly contested Australian Post Graduate awards to support her study.
Holly also currently performs with ‘The Belle-Phonics’, ‘Jayne-Anne Power’ (Performed on the Main Stage of The Clipsal 500, supporting Wynter Gordon in 2012), ‘Chank’- (supported DiG in their recent ‘Clearlight’ tour) and ‘The Sam Leske Trio’, and is endorsed by Metro Drum Co, DW Hardware and Istanbul Agop Cymbals.
Guitar: Sam Leske
Sam Leske has been playing guitar professionally for the past six years. Since then he has a built a reputation as a fine player of all styles on electric and acoustic guitars as well as an excellent sight-reader and composer/arranger. Sam has worked with international artists such as Chuck Findley, Thomas Gansch, Shoshana Bean and Ray Vega, as well as many other Australian artists such Debra Byrne, Peter Combe and Ross Irwin.
Sam is also an in-demand session musician, having recently recorded for Robin Mann. In 2009 Sam was fortunate enough to play guitars for the Australian premiere of ‘Metro Street’ and travelled to Daegu, Korea to perform in the Daegu Musicals Festival.
In 2010 Sam graduated with First Class Honours from the Elder Conservatorium of Music, Adelaide and currently performs with Jayne-Anne Power, The Belle-Phonics, Vincent’s Chair Trio and Chank. In 2011 he released an album of his own acoustic material entitled, ‘Waiting.’
Keys: Alex Wignall
Alex completed his Bachelor of Music (Jazz Performance) – Honours at the Elder Conservatorium of Music, Adelaide University in 2011. Having explored Jazz in his late high school years, Alex has since studied under the guidance of teachers Bruce Hancock and Mark Ferguson. In 2009 Alex was selected as one of the Elder Conservatorium's ‘Emerging Artists’ and in both 2010 and 2011 was awarded the Directors Award for outstanding performance along with the Tommy Norman scholarship as the top jazz piano undergraduate. Alex also enjoys performing at many of the venues around Adelaide with bands ‘Archie’ and 'The Clique’.
Bass: Brett Williams
Australian musician, Brett Williams, is quickly becoming recognised as one of Adelaide's most versatile bass players. Brett has performed with Jayne-Anne Power, Peter Combe and Alfredo Malabello. He has also toured regional Australia with singer/songwriter, Louis Fuller and jazz trio, The Sam Leske Trio.
In 2011 Brett played in the musical 'It's A Dad Thing', which took out the Adelaide Theatre Guide's Best Professional Musical Award. Brett is an integral member of Adelaide original pop/rock/R&B band The Belle-Phonics and groove/fusion band Chank, who recently supported Australian music legends – Directions in Groove (DiG). Brett also tutors music in schools around Adelaide and has a growing list of credits as a session player.