Genres You Will Love
Kids/Family: Children's Storytelling Hip-Hop/Rap: Hip Hop Moods: Mood: Upbeat

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AUSTRALIA - Queensland

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David P. Shortland

David begun his music career as a classical pianist but was entranced by the lure of “Rock and Roll. From the early 1980’s David has worked and toured throughout Australia as a member of many BANDS playing keyboards and piano. These bands include ‘B-Haav’, ‘ Mirrah Mirrah’, ‘Mikado Profile’, and ‘Paragon’ He was also the piano player for the Australian Meatloaf Tribute Show for over 12 years.
During the ‘90s David began writing and composing music; including the film Score for the movie “The Audition", presented at Melbourne Film Festival.
In 1998 after the birth of his daughter, David began writing, composing and performing music for children. His albums include :The Haunted House: confronting Bullying Issues in a fun look at ghosts. Mouse Matters: Awareness of Vision Impairment Issues......very relevant to David as he has been totally blind since 2003.
Gnome Nappers :a fantasy Musical concerning environmental issues and Aesop go HipHop : upbeat version inspired by the fables of Aesop
More recently David has returned to composing adult music with a easy listening instrumental piano album Mystrelle; and also a Belly dance album in conjunction with Stephanie McKechnie.