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    10 new tracks + album notes . Cover art work by Marise Maas

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Belmar Records presents a brand new CD from the The Pearly Shells, Flip! with 10 new tracks from Melbourne’s Jump blues and Hot jazz maestros.

Flip! features the Pearly Shells in mainly small band mode playing new
tunes by the band as well as selected covers from their extensive repertoire of renown.

Special guests on the new album include Belmar Records
recording artists Hetty Kate, Yvette Johansson, Kimba
Griffith and Paul Williamson on baritone sax!

This the The Pearly Shells 7th album over the last 15 years and their 3rd with Belmar records.

Belmar records is a boutique label and production house specialising in Blues, Jazz, old school RnB and other Roots music from Melbourne, Australia - Roots music capital of the world!


released December 11, 2014

On these recordings the Pearly Shells are:

Dai Jones ( guitar, piano and vocals)
Andy Swann ( drums, piano and vocals )
Steve Purcell (double bass, leccy bass and vocals)
Dave Allardice (piano and organ)
Rob Gleasemann ( Tenor sax )
Dean Hilson (Tenor sax)

with special guest players.......
Sharky Ramos ( drums tracks 1, 3, 6, 8 & 9)
Paul Williamson (Baritone sax tracks 2, 3 and 4)
Andy Reid ( guitar track 1)
Alex Howryod ( trumpet track 5 )
John Borg ( Baritone track 5)

and guest vocalists...........
Yvette Johansson ( tracks 6 and 10 )
Hetty Kate ( track 3 )
Kimba Griffith ( track 8 )
The Belmar Hummingbirds-Paul Winterbine,
Gavin Gray and Andy Reid (tracks 2 and 6)
The Trick-Me-Ups
Jody Bell and Lucy Eames (track 4)



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Belmar Records is an old-school studio/label operating out of Melbourne, Australia, specialising in original Roots, Blues, Jazz and Soul recordings. Our aim is to introduce music lovers around the world to some of the great musical talent Melbourne has to offer, one track at a time. All the music here is hand-baked at Belmar Studios, Altona Beach, Melbourne, Australia ... more

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