Lucky Oceans

Improvisation

TEDxPerth 2012
December 2012

Talk length:

13:16

Improvisation: Lucky Oceans at TEDxPerth

Lucky Oceans talks about the role of improvisation in his life and music with the potential to change how you listen to music. On his pedal steel guitar and with Dave Brewer, the duo performs (a never heard before version of!) In the Stillness of the Night.

Lucky Oceans
Improvisationist

Lucky Oceans co-founded Asleep at the Wheel with whom he won two Grammy Awards. In 1980, Lucky moved to Perth where he started composing for film and television and toured and recorded with Paul Kelly and Joe Camilleri and many others. In 1995, Lucky became the presenter of The Planet, a daily world music program on ABC Radio National which made him a central figure in Australia’s cultural life. In 2007 he started the Sonic Sessions concert series. His pedal steel guitar playing earned him a place in Hugh Gregory’s book, 1000 Great Guitarists.