Jayne Fenton Keane
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Discography

Audio Works

CDs
'The Stalking Tongue' (1999) Zilzie Publishing.

Singles
'Of Maps and Men,' (2000) Going Down Swinging
'Channel Crossing' for 'Belly of the Whale' compilation CD of electronic compositions using underwater samples. To be released by Important Records in 2006.
'Ophelia Becoming Moon,' Spoken Word Anthology (2004)

Radio Plays
H2O; ABC PoeticA in 2006
'The Transparent Lung' ABC Radio (poeticA and Airplay Programs), 2004

Unpublished Airplays
Blood Sonnet; JJJ Radio

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Bio

I like to collaborate with different musicians on a project by project basis for all sorts of musical challenges. Much of my work emerges from residencies that I have been fortunate to receive - including one at Cornell University's Ornithology Lab and Bio-acoustics Research Facility.

I have performed all around the world, including a brief appearance on 60 Minutes.

I have been composing and performing since 1999 where I sold out my first CD on tour. Recently my compositions were played at the Liquid Sound Festival in venues in Berlin, Bad Sulza and Dresden. This was a liquid sound festival so the audience was floating in a pool while the music was being played.

I was commissioned by one of Australia's largest folk festivals to compose and perform a segment for the closing ceremony for 40,000 people. I was also commissioned by our State Arts Minister to write and perform a piece for a national Ministerial Arts policy gathering. My music has also been used for anti-whaling campaigns in Japan.

I compose and perform using poetry as a compositional element. I am also an award winning multi-media artist, the author of 3 books and am currently on a residency in the National Science and Technology Museum in Taiwan, where I have been recording the sounds of their robot exhibition. The residency includes 3 months in India and a month in Malaysia. My famous initials (JFK) will soon be enhanced by a doctorate. I love a challenge.