Aaron J Curtis

 

Qualifications

Bachelor of Arts In Music from the College of The Arts/Melbourne University, Australia.

 

Training

Studied with famed american jazz piano player Mickey Tucker for a year.

Also studied jazz/contemporary piano with steve sedergreen who’s a popular local melbourne jazz pianist with various tv debuts under his belt and is a prominent figure in the Australian jazz scene.

Before jazz I studied classical piano for about 5 years.

As a 7 year  old kid I first started out learning the organ for about two and a half years.

Band/Recording Experience:

For a number of years I played with former melbourne boy band ‘ilanda’, I did most of the arranging and pre/post production on they’re albums/singles.

I’ve toured asia with that band, places including Hong Kong, Kuala Lumpur and Indonesia. With ilanda I’ve played alongside Tommy Emmanuel, Christine Anu, Human Nature, Color Me Bad, Denny Hines and have been support act for James Brown, Shaggy, Earth Wind & Fire, Marsha Hines and Peter Andre.

Have backed up Peter Andre and I also did the brass arrangements on his hit remake of “Get Down On It” by Kool And The Gang.

Television

Whilst with ‘ilanda’ we did tv stints on

  • Hey Hey Its Saturday
  • Keri Anne Kennely Midday Show
  • Home and Away
  • Neighbors
  • On several occasions I also did a performance on ‘Hey Hey Its Saturday’ with ‘ Toni Peren ‘, she was the host of “Australias funniest Home Videos” for several years

Now

I am mainly a music composer and have music in various online videos, Tv advertising, websites & some also in ipad applications, music streaming services & more. One of my tracks called Bagpipes Blockbuster was used in a Tv ad for Suzuki africa.

You can explore more of my music at: