Steve East’s professional appearances include classical guitar recitals at W.A Academy of Performing Arts; Hyde Park Festival; Albany Intimate Theatre; Anglican Church Denmark; and with world music bands Tierra and Elegant Gypsy in Mandurah and at The Fly by Night Club and Kulcha in Fremantle. He has performed at His Majesties Theatre Perth in Jesus Christ Superstar, Perth Entertainment Centre, The Octagon and Winthrop Hall UWA and Perth Concert Hall. Steve’s latest project has been to compose, arrange and record the music for the albums ‘Poetic’ and ‘Unspoken’.
Chris Harlow taught in the UK for several years after training in York and the Lake District. His poetry has been published in a variety of magazines, journals and newspapers including Quadrant, The Australian, LINQ and Mattoid. He has published three volumes of poetry: Arrivals & Departures (1984), The Ring Master Remembers (1986) and Waiting Games (2014). Chris now resides in Perth, WA, where he taught and gained a PhD from Murdoch University. Chris has written, directed and produced several plays in Australia and has recorded and performed a selection of his poems with Sinbad’s Caravan on the album 'Poetic'.
Rebeccah Moroney is a multi-instrumentalist who has been playing in cover bands in the metro and outer suburbs for the last 12 years. She studied flute at the WA Conservatorium of Music and UWA for 5 years graduating with a Bachelor of Music Education in 2004. Rebeccah has sung and played in a variety of ensembles and bands including Diablo, Free Radicals, Another Fine Mess, Hotplate Heaven and an all-girl group called Scarlett. For the past few years she has played in an acoustic duo where she concentrated on her singing and guitar playing. Although Rebeccah has been playing in cover bands for years, this is her first foray into a collaborative, original music ensemble and she is really enjoying the freshness, energy and camaraderie in Sinbad’s Caravan.
Priscilla Powell’s early performances include playing original and cover songs in festivals in Mandurah and busking in Christchurch NZ. She has played and sung in The Mop Heads, Petrachor and the Lollipops. On her travels around Australia Priscilla wrote and performed in Kununurra and Broome and has played on local indigenous radio in Halls Creek. Priscilla co-founded the acapella group Hoo Ha in which she sings and plays guitar, ukelele and banjo. She has commenced classical guitar performance studies at WAAPA and is an active and keen musician, also participating in the Classical Guitar Society of WA orchestra. Throughout her life Priscilla has chosen to do things a bit out of the ordinary and she is adventurous and keen to explore new music experiences with Sinbad’s Caravan.
As a child Erik studied classical violin before developing a lasting interest in folk music. His band Touchstone (1975-77) was WA's first folk-rock band, performing regularly in local venues as well as touring Australia-wide. He played with the C-90's and the Debutantes in the early 80's as well as Midget & the Farrelys and Mario Bwana. Recent bands include Fiddlers Green, the Pioneers and current band Mucky Duck Bush Band. He also plays in an instrumental duo with didgeridoo player James T Webb called Ochre. Erik runs a small recording studio in Bayswater called Pocket Universe, specialising in acoustic music, where he has recorded many local and Australian artists including Sinbad's Caravan.