Charly Bleines

Charly Bleines

BandJazzSinger/Songwriter

Biography

Considering Charly only celebrated her 16th Birthday in June 2005, her list of music career accomplishments are astounding. A prolific song writer, Charly's vocal talents cross nearly all genres from Pop, Jazz-Pop, Jazz, R&B, Classical and Music Theatre.

Charly has performed with some of Australia's leading Pop, Rock and Jazz musicians - the most common initial reaction...... "How old?, that's amazing! Whether delivering classic Jazz standards to perfection, her own selection of contemporary originals, or invidualised covers; Charly's vocal range, genre diversity and maturity are something special.

2005 Highlights

-Cast as lead female role in "City Gym the Musical"
- Confirmed to perform solo the National Anthem at Australia v South Africa Cricket Test Match on Jan 2, 2006 at the Sydney Cricket Ground.
- Nominated for top 5 in MusicOz Awards R&B category for demo single “Let Go” co-written with leading R&B Producer, Monius. Winner announced on December 1st at www.musicoz.org gala awards night.
-Co – wrote and recorded demo single with Sam Hawksley “The way I feel today” for Sony/ATV music publishing (not signed as yet though!!)
- Support act for Jimmy Barnes, John Paul Young and Becky Cole at launch of Radio2 in Sydney.
- Won Best Contemporary vocal 16yrs/U and highly commended Classical vocal 15/16yrs McDonalds Performing Arts Challenge (Sydney Eisteddfod).
- Performed 5 songs solo to crowd of over 35,000 at Suncorp Stadium for pre game entertainment Broncos v Roosters.
- Repeat appearances as headline pre game entertainer for the Newcastle United Jets at Energy Australia Stadium for the National A League Football.
-Performed a Jazz-Pop showcase at El Rocco Jazz cellar in Sydney for Record Labels and Media.
-Headline solo performer at Telstra Olympic Stadium for pre game entertainment West Tigers v Dragons & Half Time headline act St George v West Tigers at Oke Stadium
-Charly and her band debut performance at Watsons Bay Hotel, Sydney.
-Lead vocals with Sydney Jazz bands and Musicians including Dale Barlow, John Morrison, Norm Erskine, Matt Baker Trio, Sexion, Jeff Duff, Barney Wakeford and Kenny Powell Trio.
-Eastside Radio 89.7fm – Featured Artist.
-Showcased for Musicoz "Live at the Heritage", Bulli, NSW
-Lead vocals with Sexion jazz band at Marquee nightclub in Sydney for Musicoz showcase.

2004

-Performed solo to a crowd of over 30,0000 as the headline act for the Pre Game Entertainment at the Bronco’s semi final game at Suncorp Stadium.
-Charly’s Bronco’s performance was featured on the NRL Footy Show
-Co-wrote demo single “Let Go” with leading R&B Producer, Monius.
-Written several original songs, including I’m over You”, written when age 12yrs. The song has received extensive airplay on many Queensland radio stations.
-Headline artist for ABC radio Capricornia “Arts in the Park”, Rockhampton, Qld.
-Regular guest on ABC Capricornia and Nth Qld performing original songs and interviews. Also featured on Hot FM, 4CC, 4RO AM and SeaFM Central Queensland.
-Lead female role of Narrator for Joseph and the Technicolour Dream Coat Pilbeam Theatre in Rockhampton.
-Vocalist for Big River Jazz Festival
-Performed solo “Brass on Tap”

Discography

Co-wrote "the way I feel today" with Sam Hawksley for Sony/ATV music publishing. Originals have been played on many regional commercial stations in Queensland and my recordings of Jazz standards on Eastside Radio 89.7fm in Sydney.

The way I feel today - Adult Contemporary
Moving - Piano Pop Ballad
Let Go - Piano Pop/R&B Ballad
I'm over you - Pop Ballad
Exactly like this - Pop Ballad
Did you realy mean it - Pop Ballad

Set List

Charly performs a full show of her original contemporary songs balanced with individual versions of pop and Jazz standards. Charly has access to many of Australia's leading Jazz musicians to perform with.

Solo performances for major sporting and cultural events are a high pririty for Charly.

Originals

The way I feel today - Adult Contemporary
Moving - Piano Pop Ballad
Let Go - Piano Pop/R&B Ballad
I'm over you - Pop Ballad
Exactly like this - Pop Ballad
Did you really mean it? - Pop Ballad

Covers

Beautiful Day
Don't know why
Fallin
If I ain't got you
Karma
If I was your woman
Runway
Summer Sunshine
Leave (Get Out)
Angel
With You
Fell In Love with a Boy
Lost Without You
Not Me, Not I
Predictable
Will you fall for me
Breathe
All you wanted
Everywhere
Since u been gone
Overprotected
What I did for Love
The nearness of you
Can't fight the moonlight
I will survive
Hero
Say a Little Prayer
Don'