Category Archives: Music

Deep Listening

This article was originally posted on Tunnel Number Five FACEBOOK page on 13 August 2016, three days before the festival of underground music began.  1,198 people reached From Tuesday to Saturday, here in Darwin, we have a chance to practice … Continue reading

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Reviews & Responses

album: Beneath the Surface – music for shakuhachi, violin and tunnel

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Beneath the Surface

Putting together a new CD is a big job, but rewarding and fun (once you get over the hump of self-doubt; hours of listening to takes and impros that weren’t quite usable; dealing with coughing audience or bleeding traffic noises…) … Continue reading

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Darwin Underground

… CLICK HERE for Darwin Whispered Shadows Poster PDF A deep listening experience… … Darwin PRESS Release: Whispered Shadows by Anne Norman – shakuhachi A slow unfolding of spell-binding music: bamboo flute meditations and improvisations with violin in the haunting acoustics … Continue reading

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The man in the purple suit

I had a gig on Sunday afternoon in Adelaide, in a quaint old stone building called “The Chapel” within the precinct of the Migration Museum. Afterwards, chatting with audience members (friends and strangers), I met Melvyn Cann, a silver-haired gentleman … Continue reading

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Hilary Burden

My new friend Hilary published a beautifully written article that I hadn’t been expecting at all. I stayed with her in October last year while preparing for a gig organised by a fellow shakuhachi player and fabulous guitarist Yyan Ng … Continue reading

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LightFlute

I spent several days playing the LightFlute on a remote point on Bruny Island in the Southern Ocean in October 2014. It was a remarkable experience. They call it a Light House… but no-one lives in it. It is a … Continue reading

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