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Fiona Joy Hawkins
Fiona Joy Hawkins is an Australian Composer and Pianist who crosses genres from Contemporary Classical, to World, Jazz and New Age.
Fiona has four award winning albums Portrait of a Waterfall, Angel Above My Piano, ICE: Piano Slightly Chilled and Blue Dream. She has charted at #1 on the New Age Reporter International Radio Charts achieving the highest ranking in the history of the charts.
Fiona performs with a group called Blue Dream, each musician has a diverse range of styles and improvisational skills that brings to life the musical compositions of Fiona Joy Hawkins. The group has an eclectic and musically diverse range of experiences that includes World music, jazz rhythms and classical influences. Blue Dream spans genres, styles and has no pigeon hole. There is NO ‘sounds like' (see setlist for more info)
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Blue Dream is a must-have album for fans of Hawkins and of Ackerman’s other recent productions, as well as devotees of contemporary piano and ensemble recordings, for which it sets a new standard of emotional depth, production quality, and musical variety. An exemplary release, one of the best of 2008.
Bill Binkelman - New Age Reporter
Fiona Joy Hawkins’ BLUE DREAM began as the most ambitious project of my entire career and resulted in one of the most remarkable collaborations this genre has ever known. Blue Dream is unique and I’m as proud of it (and Fiona) as anything I’ve ever worked on in my 35 year career of Grammy Awards and gold and platinum records.
Will Ackerman Windham County, Vermont 2008
The mood on BLUE DREAM ranges from vibrant to sensual to haunting… Hawkins’ stellar musical vision on this project is worthy of great praise
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