Ape Dadda – Mariazelle Goonetilleke with Rajiv and the Clan FATHER : W. JAYASIRI        MOTHER : NILMINI KOTTEGODA DAUGHTER : MARYAM SARA LYRICS, MELODY & MUSIC : RAJIV SEBASTIAN CLASSICAL GUITAR : MAHINDA BANDARA BASS GUITAR : NILUK RANGA KUMARA DRUMS : DHANUSHKA JAYAWEERA KEYS : ANTON FERNANDO PERCUSSION : DHANANJAYA SOMASIRI RECORDED & MIXED : VIDYA MUNASINGHE STORYBOARD : RAJIV SEBASTIAN DIRECTOR VISUALIZING : SAMAN WIJESINGHE SPECIAL THANKS : SANJAYA PADMAPERUMA – SOUTH ASIAN TECHNOLOGIES ( PVT ) LTD. KAPILA JAYAWARDANE DILHAN PERERA ...

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Music maestro- genius Mahesh emulating legendary Dad Patrick Denipitiya – by Sunil Thenabadu in Brisbane Mahesh Denipitiya possesses phenomenal musical scenery, director. composer, the flamboyant keyboardist, pianist, bandleader of ‘MaFF’ orchestra, needs absolutely no introduction being the son of the imminent music director composer, legendary Patrick Denipitiya. Obviously, the music he had inherited, runs through in his blood. However. Mahesh initially was more interested in computer hardware to become an engineer in that preferred profession. But like a duck taking to water he was predestined to grow to be a musician. A very well known accomplished now, in fact a household name in music having made enormous contributions to the music industry in our country becoming a maestro as a fabulous keyboardist, composer, pianist and a superior in music arrangements, perhaps even superseding the achievements of Father Patrick Denipitiya. Initially Mahesh had commenced with a guitar as a birthday gift ...

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Cameron Colombege – by Trevine Rodrigo (Melbourne) Top Melbourne entertainer and gifted musician Cameron Colombege who has entertained thousands of fans in all genres for many decades underwent a heart bypass at the Monash Medical centre in Melbourne. He suffered discomfort and was rushed to Monash Hospital in a stable condition before being diagnosed with several blockages to his arteries which needed urgent attention. An old boy of St. Peter’s College Bambalapitiya, Colombege has showcased his versatility as an exceptionally talented Keyboard player and Bass guitarist apart from being an outstanding vocalist. He has been instrumental in backing some of Sri Lanka’s best musicians including Desmond De Silva, Mariazelle Goonetilleke, and a host of others during a long and illustrious musical journey. In Melbourne, Colombege has played alongside some of the best bands going around such as Replay 6, Midnight Mist, Redemption and has now formed his own set up Ebony, which also has Esric ...

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  Birthday boy Desmond does it in style source :-The Island I’m not a big fan of the baila. It’s not that I dislike this fun-type of music but there are artistes who tend to overdo it, in a mundane way, at their concerts, and that, invariably, leads to boredom. Obviously, taking all this into consideration, I was a bit apprehensive to check out “A Celebration with Desmond de Silva.” On the morning of the show, I was in two minds, but the home crowd insisted that I join them. Let me tell you that the legendary Desmond de Silva proved my thinking wrong…with a superlative performance that made me wish the three-hour concert could have gone on and on!. Of course, Desmond is a maestro and when it comes to showmanship and presentation, he is streets ahead of the rest. He galvanized the large crowd into immediate action with ...

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