David Mcleod | Am I Blue

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Am I Blue

by David Mcleod

Vocal / piano singer songwriter had a strong presence on Australian TV, and live performance scene from 1990s - this his first solo release showing a soulful acoustic Jazz Blues Pop sensibility in finely produced audiophile analogue recording.
Genre: Easy Listening: Love Songs
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1. Get Over It
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2. Am I Blue
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3. Stardust Years
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4. The Getting Over
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5. Let's Go
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6. The Agency
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7. Double Time
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8. Saskia's Tattoo
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9. Wave Goodbye
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10. Where Do We Go?
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11. Journey
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12. Holy Emotion
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13. Hans & Ginta
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ABOUT THIS ALBUM


Album Notes
David Mcleod’s rich and varied career spans over 30 years as a performer, singer/songwriter, band leader, session singer, backup singer and featured artist.
His recording career spans three albums covering jazz, blues, original songs and cast recordings.

Following the critical acclaim that met the release of his first album, "Am I Blue", David released his second album, "Blue Lounge Sessions".
"Am I Blue" was an album of original songs, whereas "Blue Lounge Sessions" was a cover album of blues standards and contemporary hits, like Soundgarden’s “Black Hole Sun” treated lounge style.
"Am I Blue" on Polygram /La Brava label, with "Blue Lounge Sessions" on La Brava also being released in south-east Asia in 2003. The tracks “My Love Is” and “If You Live” are currently on the ABC’s national play list.
David also featured on the Australian cast recording of GODSPELL.


After finishing Art School in 1978 David began singing and writing music full-time, and worked the piano bar circuit across Australia and halfway around the world.
By the mid-eighties David had moved away from the piano and was fronting bands as lead vocalist. David worked steadily fronting his own bands such as “McLeod 9”, the “The David McLeod Band” and “The David McLeod Quartet”, backed by some of Australia’s best jazz musicians and playing venues such as the Basement, Don Burrows’ Supper Club, Soup Plus, The Bacardi Club, ABC’s Livewire, and a variety of jazz festivals and corporate events.
As a soloist, David appeared regularly on TV, performing nationally on Good Morning Australia, Tonight Live with Steve Vizard, Hey, Hey it's Saturday, and over ten years on the Midday Show.
David’s voice has also been featured as a studio vocalist for radio and TV jingles and as a back up singer for artists such as Renee Geyer.

David’s acting credits include the lead role of “The American” in CHESS - The Musical followed by GODSPELL (for which he received a MO award nomination as best supporting actor in a musical), and Bard on Broadway for the Bell Shakespeare Company, plus the Australian classic Dimboola, in the role of "Dangles" the best man.

His TV credits include roles in A Country Practice and a guest role on channel 7’s popular drama All Saints. More recently David played Detective Clifford in The Suspects for channel 7 and portrayed Mark Standen in an episode of 4 CORNERS 2011 and recently played Herman Rockerfeller in Behind Mansion Walls 2012.

2013 has seen David play roles in “Deadly Women” “Facing Evil” and "Behind Mansion Walls"for Beyond Productions as well as featured voice over work for the ABC’s 4 corners. Recently David has completed Recording an EP of original songs in Mandarin which will be released some time in 2013-14



”Swinging pop .…..veers between easy listening soul and ivory pop, slinky grooves and lounge music with a twist.” Peter Holmes Sydney Morning Herald.

“McLeod’s singing draws upon several admitted influences in the world of jazz, pop and R&B” Virgin Encyclopaedia of Jazz - London|

As a teacher, David has been vocal coaching since 2002 and dedicates most of his time to the Australian Institute of Music (AIM) and the Australian International Conservatorium of Music (AICM), where he coaches 1-on-1, plus creates and runs group workshops with the school’s Contemporary and Music Theatre Depts.
David has also been a long-standing mentor to the CaSPA program and a member of the AICM Academic Board of Studies 2010.

GCMus(AIM) Dip Ed St (CoT, Lond); Cert Ed St Coes Theory (CoT, Lond); Cert Coes Practice (CoT, Lond); Cert IV Assessment and Workplace training; Estill Voice Workshops Attendance Level 1 and 2

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