Celebrating the life of and honouring the passing of one of Australia's
most authentic & significant Rock'n Roll singers, Del Juliana. Del graced our
t.v. screens with a big voice, big hair and a bold attitude. Sending my
deepest condolences to all who knew & loved Del. May your memory
live on and a sweetness surround you as you journey on. ...om mani padma
The year Jo turned fifty, she sold her house to finance her lifelong dream of exploring the sacred sites of Egypt, the Mayan jungles in Mexico and the Native American reservations in Arizona where she was invited to participate in ancient traditional ceremonies. After reading an article Jo wrote about her adventures, a travel agency in Queensland offered her the job of escorting groups from Australia to explore the world’s most sacred sites – a brand new career destined to last another seventeen years.Janice: Jo, we've known each other for many moons now. From that first random meeting I experienced your nature as all accepting and embracing. Were there particular role models who embodied these qualities?
Jo: My first role models would have been my parents. Back in the 1940s when I was a child, they ran what we call these days, a ‘soup kitchen’ at the South Melbourne Presbyterian mission. Not only did they supply food, Mum made lots of clothes for the homeless children and…
Janice: Hilde, I'm so excited to hear that you have a new CD about
to be released. Can you give us an idea of the content?
Hilde: Thank you dear Janice, I’m more than excited myself and
at the same time it’s like sending my child out in the world on its own
for the first time. :)
In my opinion this is
my most personal and original album. I am taking you with me out on the
ocean, you’ll be flying with the birds, diving with whales and much
You’ll find beautiful ballads, and a very special, groove-based a
capella composition called “The End – TBA”.
On this album I have
composed and written lyrics for seven out of nine tracks, done all the
music-arrangements, I’m playing all instruments on 75 % of the tracks,
and I did all vocals.
The album is called 'Quiet Dreams' after one of the compositions.
this recording I'm creating my own little universe. Triggered by being
asked to write the commission work for Tall Ships Races 2015 I started