Legendary rocker Sir Paul McCartney gave Washuntara a definite thumbs up following the Australian singer-songwriter’s performance of his original music at Sir Paul’s intimate, end-of-tour party in Osaka.
Already acclaimed throughout Europe and Australasia, Washuntara gained a sizable following across the United States following the release of his CD ‘Fierce Tenderness’ and the broad airplay of his self-penned song, Riverboat’. The new CD, The Makings and its companion DVD, A Walk in the Music, continue to delight both dedicated fans and new listeners alike.
Based in Nashville, Washuntara has worked as a songwriter in this country music capital of the world for the past twenty years. His publishing company, Passionworks Music, is located on Nashville’s famous Music Row. Passionworks (see below) has enjoyed great success on the back of Washuntara’s creative work for more than two decades. His song, ‘Can’t Stop Love’, which he co-wrote with America’s Country Songwriter of the year 2008, Tony Marty, will is the closing theme for the inspirational movie, ‘The Truth; the Journey Within.’ Featuring a host of internationally acclaimed speakers, The Truth takes an up-close look at creating better personal relationships and is due for release in 2014.
This versatile performer was born in the Australian outback to a bush family rooted in traditional music. He began performing as a child and, as Brenton Roberts, reached Top Ten status in Australian and European markets with his self penned recordings, including ‘Man and Woman’ and Just Remember’, before heading to the USA. He was the first songwriter to be awarded the Australian Commonwealth Exports grant, which seeded Passionworks. The Australian-published book, It’s Our Music devotes a chapter to the singer, saying: Washuntara is easily the outstanding (Australian) artist of the decade”. This has been reinforced by this world-class talent having performed with some of the worlds greatest acts, including Sir Paul McCartney, the Eagles, the Moody Blues, Keith Urban, Jerry Lee Lewis, Garth Brooks and others. He has also been received with great enthusiasm by the first lady at a charity event at the White House in Washington DC.
Washuntara travels the world performing and Speaking at international events, festivals, functions and now he is delighting North Americans with a tour of intimate Soul-House Concerts.
A series of intimate concerts in people’s homes has returned live, up close and personal music to America, the way it used to be when music was the web and the weave of this culture. Washuntara calls it “Taking the fire to the people”. Night after night, the he consistently delivers his powerful brand of authenticity in a world class performance … and the people are embracing it and soaking it up. Be part of this ground breaking, grass roots tradition and step into the fire yourself … open your world to the music by sponsoring a concert and you’ll understand why people rave about Washuntara, and why his fans are so fiercely loyal and devoted.
Washuntara in the House
Praise for Washuntara
He’s rockin’ … A definite thumbs up!
—Sir Paul McCartney, Osaka, Japan
“He recently performed a charitable benefit for the Bush family at the White House where his singer-songwriter talents were accepted with great enthusiasm.”
—Ron Crawley, CEO, Shattingers, USA
From America’s diverse river of talented artists & composers, SESAC can sign virtually any artist it chooses. When we heard Washuntara, we knew he would be our major signed singer-songwriter of the year.
—Pat Rogers, Senior Vice President – Writer/Publisher Relations, SESAC, INC., NY
We welcomed the opportunity to showcase this outstanding artist on out late night entertainment program and feel our 30 million viewers agreed.
—Chrissy Francis Dryden, Talent Coordinator, David Letterman Show, Hollywood, CA
Passionworks is a full service music publishing company based on Nashville’s famous music row. It represents the entire musical/lyrical works of Washuntara plus a coterie of other great Nashville songwriters that have co-created with him over the past two decades.
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