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Jameson Casson with Warren H Williams (Tennant Creek, NT)

Photo of Jameson holding a guitar

Photo by Will Thomson

Musician in Residence

Jameson Casson is a musician from Tennant Creek. A popular and active member of his community, Jameson performance credits include the Desert Harmony Festival and performances with the Opera Australia Chamber Orchestra and the local women’s gospel choir. In 2014, he was awarded the Northern Territory Young Australian of the Year for his work raising funds for new sporting equipment for youth in his community. More recently, he won the Arnold “Puggy” Hunter Award for his volunteering efforts at the Stronger Futures Alice 3on3, which was attended by a range of Indigenous celebrities, such as Jacinta Price and Luke Carrol, who helped promote youth leadership and the importance of getting a good education.

2018 is 20th anniversary of the 1998 Warren H Williams album “Country Friends and me” with a reprisal album this year “Country Friends and me Volume 2” TBC for release mid 2018 via ABC. The 1998 Album contained the legendary duet with John Williamson – “Raining on the Rock” and was the album that brought Warren to national prominence with an Aria award nomination. 2019 will also be the the-year anniversary of Warren’s Golden Guitar win for Bush Ballad of the year.

Warren has given 40+ years’ service to Country Music including ten albums, continuous service to Country Music Broadcasting, numerous collaborations, awards and TV appearances.

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Meeting Place 2018

24 - 26 September

Araluen Arts Centre, 61 Larapinta Drive
Alice Springs, NT 0870