Monday, October 19, 2009

India’s largest International Independent Music Company signs Mexico’s hottest jazz act

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

W.O.A International  - The Music Company signs Mexican Jazz sensation Diego Ramirez to its roster.

Goa, India – Oct 19, 2009 – Jazz is fast becoming one of India's most requested genre's when it comes to International music in India and some of the finest International Jazz artists are introduced to fans in India by W.O.A Records. W.O.A International - The Music Company has added to its list of top selling artists by signing on Mexican Jazz artist Diego Ramirez to its roster.

"Jazz is a top selling genre in India when it comes to International music and we are proud to say that we have some of the best Jazz musicians from around the world signed to us" says Wanda Alvares, Executive Vice President and Marketing Director, W.O.A International. "With the signing of Diego we have added to the list of Jazz stars we have on the roster now and this is good news for Jazz fans across the region".

Diego Ramirez is an extraordinary jazz pianist and composer, with pianist brilliance and staggering creative energy.  His CD 'El Ultimo Chilam Balam' was named best jazz album of 2008 by L.A music awards.  Diego Ramirez is continuing his winning streak with his song 'Andrea' which earned Jazz Runner up in Simon Cowell's (American idol Judge) UK Song writing Competition. Also worth mentioning is his song Ka'Kau' which received a Honourable Mention at Billboard's Song writing Competition. From Latin America, the United States, to Japan and now India, people have been captivated and enchanted by Diego Ramirez's music, which is best described as universal.

"When I was twenty I had my first exposure to jazz and decided to become a jazz pianist and composer and within a year the Diego Ramirez Trio was set up in Cancun" says the front man of the Diego Ramirez Trio, "my music and compositions are influenced by my admiration for Mexican classical composers Silvestre Revueltas, Manuel M. Ponce, and Carlos Chavez and also by improvisational musicians such as Miles Davis, but it was Mayan music which gave birth to my original compositions"

With the infrastructure that W.O.A International offers International bands and musicians it is now the company that artists like Diego Ramirez create partnerships with to break into large music loving regions like India. The whole concept of W.O.A International from the start has been to support global artists and it is evident with the world famous events and properties that W.O.A International now owns including The W.O.A Records India Tour, The W.O.A International Music Festival, Goa Chillout Zone Compilation, The Independent No.1's Project, W.O.A Radio Show and various other W.O.A properties that have been created by W.O.A International to support and promote artists globally.

W.O.A Records has confirmed that Diego's new track is to be on the upcoming India Tour 2009 Compilation CD, which will be promoted via its vast music industry networks this year. Stay tuned to the official W.O.A website for further updates on this artist

ABOUT W.O.A INTERNATIONAL

Formed in 1998 by World Music star Oliver Sean, W.O.A International is a global entertainment company that continues to lead the way when it comes to how music should be promoted. They are pioneering international music in India and Asia and are now synonymous with the region. Their enviable reputation at opening up new possibilities means that they are the go-to company for independent artists wishing a truly international presence.

For additional information, please contact:

Irene Sequeira

W.O.A International

+91 9326126670

info@woarecords.com

 

Further details about W.O.A International is available at www.woarecords.com


Sunday, October 18, 2009

W.O.A Records India Tour 2009 To Rock The Country!

For Immediate Release

World's Best Independent Artists take over the Indian Music Scene for a week during the W.O.A International annual tour and music festival across the country.

Panaji, Goa - W.O.A International–The Music Company started off the Independent music revolution in India last year with the W.O.A Records India Tour 2008. Few can come close to the scale and ambition of the W.O.A Records India Tour Franchise. This year its getting bigger and better with W.O.A Records - the label arm of Global Entertainment Co. W.O.A International, bringing together 10 international artists from the 31st of October to the 7th of November 2009 to various cities across India.

"The W.O.A Records India Tour 2009 tour is expected to be twice as large as the 2008 tour" says W.O.A International Marketing Director, Wanda Alvares, "The W.O.A Records India Tour last year was a phenomenal success and received unprecedented coverage and support from media and fans both locally and Internationally. We believe that the W.O.A Records India Tour 2009 this year will be an event that music lovers have not experienced before"

The W.O.A Records India Tour 2009 will see International artistes perform in major cities of India including a Grand Music Festival / Concert at the W.O.A International Music Festival in Goa on the 31st of October which is to be the start and kick off to the India Tour 2009. The Goa festival is to be the biggest event of the entire tour, the event in Goa is called the W.O.A International Music Festival and will have the headlining artists of the India tour and will also have five celebrity Indian stars and top International artists from Sweden, Germany and other parts of the world joining in exclusively only for the Goa concert to celebrate Goa as the Music capital of International music in India.

The artists this year include respected worldwide acts like British Metal sensation Cypher16, Australian Alt Rockers Risemann, Guitar Virtuoso Danny John, Kallii the Greek/Australian rock sensation, W.O.A Records' hot new Indian acts Lloyd Paul, Saurabh Som and Elvis Kahn, Upcoming Australian pop sensation Craig Fraser  and also doing a special performance and appearance at the special concert exclusively in Goa will be International Rocker, Goa's very own Oliver Sean, who will be joined by additional  International artists from around the world including touring acts like Monica and the Explosion from Sweden, Tander Lund from France, Colleen Buckman from the USA, French performer Metissia amongst others. All the artists will perform everything from pop and Acoustic to Rock and Hip Hop, so there's something for everyone's taste.

Promoting Goa as the International music capital of India has been one of the missions of W.O.A International along with creating a support network for fantastic International and local Independent artists. With a decade of working towards becoming India's largest International Independent record label, W.O.A International is now in the forefront of promoting International music in India.

"Being based in Goa and having over 200 International artists signed to our roster and now with the India Tour an annual event, the W.O.A International Music Festival confirms our stand that Goa IS the International music capital of India" says International Rocker and W.O.A Founder/ President Oliver Sean. "To get international music artistes all together at the same time to India and give the Indian audiences an opportunity to hear their music live across various cities is what W.O.A International has been working towards for years and the W.O.A Records annual India Tour and the W.O.A International Music festival is a culmination of all those efforts."

The eight headlining artists of the India Tour will also travel to Bangalore to perform at a two day fest at Bangalore's best live performance venue Kyra on the 1st and 2nd of November, a special performance in Goa is scheduled to be held at a resort as an exclusive evening on the 4th of October and the tour is to end with special 3 hour concerts at Mumbai and Pune at the Jazz by the bay live music clubs simultaneously over two days on the 6th and 7th of November.

W.O.A International will also be producing a compilation audio CD comprising every artist on the tour and other top International acts that will be released worldwide, and the much talked about Rockumentary. The Rockumentary will be a behind-the-scenes video of the entire tour including exclusive clips of the live performances at the venues. This will be aired on major global networks in parts and will also be available as downloads on the itunes store, so audiences around the world can view the performances of these artists during the tour making it a truly global experience. The tour is expected to garner immense support and interest, as it will show International artists from various countries touring India together and performing at world-class events – a true International Independent music revolution in India.

The national media support garnered, including featuring the artistes' music videos on major music channels, major publications supporting our endeavour to support Independent musicians, the documentary of this event being featured globally and the support from India's best-known venues, is testament to the magnitude of the tour.

With an even bigger, better and louder tour planned for 2010 when the tour will be held in India and Dubai, the W.O.A Records India Tour is now an annual event that fans of International Independent music can look forward to every year. Make sure you don't miss out on this world-class music event.

ABOUT W.O.A INTERNATIONAL

W.O.A Records is an international record label, and it is part of the W.O.A International media group. Formed in 1998 by World Music star Oliver Sean, W.O.A International is a global entertainment company that continues to lead the way when it comes to how music should be promoted. They are pioneering international music in India and Asia and are now synonymous with the region. Their enviable reputation at opening up new possibilities means that they are the go-to company for independent artists wishing a truly international presence.

For additional information, please contact:

Irene Sequeira

W.O.A International

+91 9970180117

+91-832-6512569

info@woarecords.com

Further details about the W.O.A Records India Tour 2009 are available at www.woarecords.com

 

Friday, October 09, 2009

W.O.A Records India Tour '09 - Goa leg to be help on Oct 31st

Business headlines on the Herald dated 9th Oct '09 about the W.O.A Records India Tour 2009 and W.O.A International Music Festival.

Read the article as published on the Herald by clicking on the scanned image.

- W.O.A News Desk

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Thursday, October 08, 2009

W.O.A Records India Tour 2009 To Rock The Country!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

World's Best Independent Artists take over the Indian Music Scene for a week during the W.O.A International annual tour and music festival across the country.

 

Panaji, Goa - W.O.A International–The Music Company started off the Independent music revolution in India last year with the W.O.A Records India Tour 2008. Few can come close to the scale and ambition of the W.O.A Records India Tour Franchise. This year its getting bigger and better with W.O.A Records - the label arm of Global Entertainment Co. W.O.A International, bringing together 10 international artists from the 31st of October to the 7th of November 2009 to various cities across India.

 

"The W.O.A Records India Tour 2009 tour is expected to be twice as large as the 2008 tour" says W.O.A International Marketing Director, Wanda Alvares, "The W.O.A Records India Tour last year was a phenomenal success and received unprecedented coverage and support from media and fans both locally and Internationally. We believe that the W.O.A Records India Tour 2009 this year will be an event that music lovers have not experienced before"

The W.O.A Records India Tour 2009 will see International artistes perform in major cities of India including a Grand Music Festival / Concert at the W.O.A International Music Festival in Goa on the 31st of October which is to be the start and kick off to the India Tour 2009. The Goa festival is to be the biggest event of the entire tour, the event in Goa is called the W.O.A International Music Festival and will have the headlining artists of the India tour and will also have five celebrity Indian stars and top International artists from Sweden, Germany and other parts of the world joining in exclusively only for the Goa concert to celebrate Goa as the Music capital of International music in India.

 

The artists this year include respected worldwide acts like British Metal sensation Cypher16, Australian Alt Rockers Risemann, Hip Hop Star Legrand from the US, Guitar Virtuoso Danny John, Kallii the Greek/Australian rock sensation and Headlining the special concert exclusively in Goa will be International Rocker, Goa's very own Oliver Sean, who will be joined by four additional top International artists from around the world including touring acts like Monica and the Explosion from Sweden amongst others. All the artists will perform everything from pop and Acoustic to Rock and Hip Hop, so there's something for everyone's taste.

 

 

Promoting Goa as the International music capital of India has been one of the missions of W.O.A International along with creating a support network for fantastic International and local Independent artists. With a decade of working towards becoming India's largest International Independent record label, W.O.A International is now in the forefront of promoting International music in India.

 

"Being based in Goa and having over 200 International artists signed to our roster and now with the India Tour an annual event, the W.O.A International Music Festival confirms our stand that Goa IS the International music capital of India" says International Rocker and W.O.A Founder/ President Oliver Sean. "To get international music artistes all together at the same time to India and give the Indian audiences an opportunity to hear their music live across various cities is what W.O.A International has been working towards for years and the W.O.A Records annual India Tour and the W.O.A International Music festival is a culmination of all those efforts."

 

The five headlining artists of the India Tour will also travel to Bangalore to perform at a two day fest at Bangalore's best live performance venue Kyra on the 1st and 2nd of November and the tour is to end with special 3 hour concerts at Mumbai and Pune at the Jazz by the bay live music clubs simultaneously over two days on the 6th and 7th of November.

 

W.O.A International will also be producing a compilation audio CD comprising every artist on the tour and other top International acts that will be released worldwide, and the much talked about Rockumentary. The Rockumentary will be a behind-the-scenes video of the entire tour including exclusive clips of the live performances at the venues. This will be aired on major global networks in parts and will also be available as downloads on the itunes store, so audiences around the world can view the performances of these artists during the tour making it a truly global experience. The tour is expected to garner immense support and interest, as it will show International artists from various countries touring India together and performing at world-class events – a true International Independent music revolution in India.

 

 

The national media support garnered, including featuring the artistes' music videos on major music channels, major publications supporting our endeavour to support Independent musicians, the documentary of this event being featured globally and the support from India's best-known venues, is testament to the magnitude of the tour.

 

With an even bigger, better and louder tour planned for 2010 when the tour will be held in India and Dubai, the W.O.A Records India Tour is now an annual event that fans of International Independent music can look forward to every year. Make sure you don't miss out on this world-class music event.

 

 

ABOUT W.O.A INTERNATIONAL

 

W.O.A Records is an international record label, and it is part of the W.O.A International media group. Formed in 1998 by World Music star Oliver Sean, W.O.A International is a global entertainment company that continues to lead the way when it comes to how music should be promoted. They are pioneering international music in India and Asia and are now synonymous with the region. Their enviable reputation at opening up new possibilities means that they are the go-to company for independent artists wishing a truly international presence.

 

 

 

 

For additional information, please contact:


Irene Sequeira

W.O.A International

+91 9970180117

+91-832-6512569

info@woarecords.com

 

 

Further details about the W.O.A Records India Tour 2009 are available at www.woarecords.com