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CLAYTON
  DOLEY

AUSSIE FINGERS

CLAYTON
  DOLEY

"optimistic"

SELF RELEASED 2023

RELEASE DATE: OCTOBER 12, 2023

(AUSTRALIA)

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Musicians:
Clayton Doley - piano, hammond organ, vocals
Ray Beadle - guitar (Tracks 1,2,3,9,11)
Franco Raggatt - guitar (Tracks 4,5,6,7,8,10)
Illya Szwec - guitar
Jan Bangma - bass
Jamie Cameron - drums
James Greening - trombone (Tracks 4,5,6,7,8,10)
Mike Raper - trombone (Tracks 1,2,3,9,11)
Jack Purdon - trumpet
Matt Keegan - tenor saxophone
Steve Fitzmaurice - baritone saxophone
Roxanne Lebrasse - backing vocal (Tracks 5,7)

Tracklist:
01 Optimistic 04:12
02 Eye For An Eye 05:32
03 Better Together 06:11
04 Scorched Earth 04:05
05 Cruel Reminders 03:51
06 Extagony 04:32
07 Bad Decisions 03:45
08 Love & Warmth 04:57
09 Deeper Than The Deep South 03:49
10 Stay With Me Tonight 03:36
11 Petrified Mess 04:39

PREVIOUS ON TARGET

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RAY BEADLE
CLAYTON DOLEY
ANDREW DICKENSON

GUITAR ORGAN DRUMS TRIO
"TWISTED BLUES !"
2021

CLAYRON DOLEY'S ORGAN DONORS
"TENSION !"
2010

 

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CLAYTON DOLEY
"BAYOU BILLABONG"
2015

 

THE HANDS
"EVERYTHING IS WONDERFUL"

2008

 

CLAYTON DOLEY
"DESPERATE TIMES"
2012

 

THE HANDS
"LIVE AND BREATHE"

2004

 

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THE MIGHTY REAPERS
"THE HURT IS ON

1997

 

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AUSTRALIAN CLAYTON DOLEY IS NOT, DESPITE HIS YOUTH, A NEWCOMER. MORE THAN TWENTY YEARS OF PROFESSIONAL CAREER ENDORSE HIS STATUS OF THE MOST ORIGINAL AND COMMITTED PIANIST AND ORGANIST IN AUSTRALIA / HIS MUSICAL PROJECTS ARE AS NUMEROUS AS ARE VARIED, AS A SOLOIST HE HAS RELEASED TWO ALBUMS, HIS FIRST BAND WAS THE "MIGHTY REAPERS", WITH WHOM HE RECORDED THEIR  DEBUT ALBUM  /   LATERLY HE PLAYED IN "THE HANDS", A BLUES-BAND OF REFERENCE IN THE UNDERGROUD OF THE BLUES CIRCUIT IN THE COUNTRY, RELEASING TWO ALBUMS  /  CLAYTON IS AN ACCOMPLISHED ORGANIST, FOLLOWING IN THE TRAIL OF HIS REFERENCES LIKE JOEY DeFRANCESCO, HE HAS PROMOTED "THE ORGAN DONORS" AND "GUITAR ORGAN DRUMS TRIO", PROJECTS MATERIALIZED IN TWO SUBLIME ALBUMS  /   DURING THE LAST TEN YEARS, DOLEY HAS CONTINUOUSLY TOURED AROUND THE WORLD WHICH HAS GAINED INTERNATIONAL RECOGNITION, WITH HIS OWN BAND OR BACKING FIGURES SUCH AS CANADIAN BLUESMAN HARRY MANX AND TEXAN LEGEND EUGENE "HIDEAWAY" BRIDGES / HE HAS ALSO BEEN FOUND PLAYING WITH JOE BONAMASSA, WALTER "WOLFMAN" WASHINGTON, THE MG's, HUBBERT SUMLIN, MOJO BUFFORD, LOUISIANA RED OR GUITAR SHORTY AMONG MANY OTHERS.
CLAYTON DOLEY'S BUSINESS IS THE BLUES AND BOOGIE-WOOGIE, BEAT FUNK ORGAN, AVANT-GARDE SOUL  /   A LUCID AND COMMITTED SONGWRITER, HE'S A VALUE TO TAKE CAREFULLY INTO ACCOUNT.

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