Since featuring Laura Tisdall’s new musical The In-between last week. Here’s the first in a series of features on new, musical talent. First up it’s the composers…
Birmingham-based Tim Prottey-Jones, an experienced professional guitarist, drummer and vocalist with a music degree from the University of Wolverhampton, is a young composer who blends musical theatre with an exciting pop/rock edge. The tracks on his two albums consist of songs drawn from two musicals he is developing with co-librettist/lyricist Robert Gould – After The Turn and Once Bitten.
‘More with every line was released in December 2010 and has received acclaim for its individuality and foresight from fans and critics alike. Every song on the album features vocals by actors who have played lead roles in Broadway or West End musicals.
The full list of star guest vocalists comprises:
Sabrina Aloueche (We Will Rock You, Les Miserables) Julie Atherton (Avenue Q, The Last Five Years) Colleen Ballinger (Miranda Sings) Samantha Barks (Les Miserables, Cabaret) Jon Boydon (Jersey Boys, We Will Rock You ) Daniel Boys (Wolfboy, Avenue Q) Jessie Buckley (A Little Night Music) Tituss Burgess (The Little Mermaid, Jersey Boys) Louise Dearman (Wicked, Evita) Victoria Hamilton-Barritt (Flashdance, Grease) Aaron Lazar (Light in the Piazza, Les Miserables) Jon Lee (Les Miserables, Oliver) Stuart Matthew Price (Parade, The Rocky Horror Show) Drew Sarich (Les Miserables, Lestat) Noel Sullivan (Grease, Flashdance, We Will Rock You) Rachel Tucker (Wicked, We Will Rock You)
The second album, ‘Surrounded by the Sounds’ was released on October 3rd, 2011, and again features a host of stage favourites:
Michael Xavier (Love Story, Into the Woods) Twinnie Lee Moore (Rock of Ages, Flashdance) Ricardo Afonso (We will Rock you, Top Hat) Carley Stenson (Legally Blonde, Hollyoaks) Ashleigh Gray (Wicked, Betwixt) Constantine Maroulis (Rock of Ages, American Idol) Sarah Lark (Oliver, BBC’s ‘I’d do anything’) Alex Gaumond (We will Rock you, Legally Blonde) Lauren Samuels (Grease, The Last 5 Years, We will Rock you) John Owen Jones (Phantom of the Opera, Les Miserables) Jennifer Tierney (Wicked, Mamma Mia) Ross Hunter (We will Rock you) Jodie Jacobs (Rock of Ages, Footloose) Simon Thomas (Legally Blonde, Into the Woods) Emily Tierney (Wizard of Oz, Wicked) Mark Evans (Wicked, Oklahoma) Sarah French (We will Rock you, The Rocky Horror Show) Jonathan Eio (Spring Awakening, West Side Story) Cassie Compton (Wicked, Les Miserables, X Factor) Jon Robyns (Les Miserables, Avenue Q) Niamh Perry (Love Never Dies, Little Prince)
Hear some highlights on the link below: