The Escapism Tour is the brain child of Paul Dunton & Managing Director/Owner of Genetic Promotions & Artist Agency UK, Oliver Tully. The tour encompasses 8 US States and 12 shows. The Paul Dunton Quintet is a collaberation of some of the UK's highest level of Classical Musicians in a Classical/Pop format.
Compared to the musical writting likes of Bacharach and Lennon/McCartney, the group have been hailed in the UK by The BBC and Play Magazine. A tour that should not be missed and that will leave theAudiences longing for more........
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Classically trained Phoebe Katis was selected for support of the Paul Dunton Quintet US tour from over 200 artists. Her music and style encompasses styles including Indie Pop, Contemporary Folk and Jazz. A voice the captivates her listeners, she has taken her main influences being that of Eva Cassidy, Edwina Hayes and Alicia Keys, to create a sound and style all her own.
Pulling musical aspects from the likes Norah Jones and KT Tunstall, an artist that will soon be headlining her own US and World tours and one defiently to look out for in the future.
For certain larger venues and events, Paul often performs with his 'Orchestra' creating a powerful and atmospheric performance whilst adding further layers and subtle textures to the live sound. Paul's Orchestra which comprises a line up of up to 12 violins, 6 cellos, double bass, 2 flutes, guitar and piano alongside his three female vocalists; Members of Paul's Orchestra play for some of the UK's leading Orchestra's including The Hallé and The London Philharmonic.
Paul's music is best desribed as a captivating fusion ofalternative/pop and classical. He composes andperforms both instrumental pieces and songs. With influences such as modern day artists; Ben Folds, PinkFloyd, Turin Brakes and composers such as Barber andRachmaninov, singer-songwriter Paul Dunton offers something different.
With National reviews hailing the breathtaking livesound and sheer originality and atmosphere of hisworks, The Uk based performer has firmly made his mark on the musical landscape and is due to providethe soundtrack for an upcoming international film release. Drawing on a decade of rich musical experience, Paul is one of those rare talents equally at home on stage or in the recording studio.
Original and captivating melodies are effortlessly supported by expertly crafted classical arrangementsthat reveal a songwriter very much at ease with the power of music to communicate.
Classically trained in piano, cello & voice Phoebe started writing her own material at the age of 13. Her style encompasses indie pop through to contemporary folk and jazz and she cites her main influences as Alicia Keys, Eva Cassidy & Edwina Hayes. In addition she pulls certain musical aspects from artists such as KT Tunstall, Nerina Pallot and Norah Jones.