THE 2000 SYDNEY OLYMPICS
'Listening to the music' became a lifelong mantra, on many many occasions literally showing me the way; three decades later it would swell to the same crescendo and dreaming as Penny Lane had back in the sixties.
The 2000 Sydney Olympics was perfect in its timing to celebrate our Aussie identity. It was a premium opportunity to reflect upon our two-hundred year white history, time to give overdue recognition to the fifty-thousand year history of our first peoples, to show the world who and what we are. Many historic moments were relived, and many new ones created.
Naturescape was brewed in this Olympic cauldron of national pride to become my most significant personal cum professional milestone. It also produced a lifelong highlight; seeing Phil & Tommy Emmanuel take their most rightful place in the history of Australian music ...
[ TO BE CONTINUED ... ]