With his compositions “Amar com E” and “Time and is so still”’, Roney Giah was nominated for The Musicoz Award in the category” International Artist “. In its ninth edition, the prize – which is based in Australia and provides over U$ 200.000,00 in contracts and international tours – aims to highlight artists on the rise in independent music scene worldwide. The announcement of the winners will be on March 26, 2010, at The Sydney Town Hall in Australia.
São Paulo, March 3, 2010 – Known for highlighting independent artists on the rise in the international music scene, The Musicoz Award indicated the Brazilian artist Roney Giah for the 2010 edition, in the “International Artist” category. The composer, singer and guitarist received this nomination for his compositions “Amar com E” and “Time is so still.” The ninth edition of The Musicoz Award – one of the main awards of the Australian music industry – will grant the winners more than U$ 200.000,00 in contracts and international tours. The names of the five finalists for each 17 categories will be announced on March 9 and winners will be announced on 26 March 2010, at The Sydney Town Hall in Australia. More information about The Musicoz Award can be found at www.musicoz.org
Roney Giah has been consolidating an international career through publishing contracts and international awards for his compositions. Before being officially launched, for example, the composition Time is so still – CD “Queimando a Moleira (Sun burning the soft spot)” to be released in April 2010 – gave the Brazilian musician an important international award: Honorable Mention in Billboard World Song Contest, an award created by the U.S. magazine Billboard, considered the “Bible” of music. In 2008, Roney Giah was the only Brazilian musician to receive Honorable Mention from The John Lennon Songwriting Contest – With Yoko Ono’s curatorship and a jury made up of musicians Carlos Santana, Wyclef Jean, Fergie (Black Eyed Peas), John Legend, AlJareau, Bob Weir (Grateful Dead), Lamont Dozier and Natasha Bedingfield – in the World category for the song Amar com E, from CD Mais dias na Terra (More days on Earth).
Also in 2008, Giah signed a record deal with British Label ASTRANOVA Records for the release of a CD compilation entitled “Yesterday´s tomorrow”.Promoting the compilation, ASTRANOVA released podcast shows reaching 1000’s of subscribers in 107 countries. “Yesterday’s tomorrow” includes seven tracks from “Semente – Seed” – (1998), six tracks from “Mais dias na Terra – More days on Earth” – (2006), and a bonus track exclusively produced for the compilation. The record company’s interest started when Roney Giah’s compositions “Amar Com E” and “A Chuva”, from second CD “More days on Earth”, were selected for garageband.com’s “Track of the Day”, which is an American site that has Sir George Martin, Beatles former producer, as chairman of their advisory board. The invitation to be part of the label’s team came from executives Scott Hill (CEO) and Alex Catillo (A&R) who were deeply impressed with the originality of Giah’s music.
In 2009, Roney Giah joined the portfolio of Jingle Punks, e-business that works as a database of independent music. Headquartered in New York, Jingle Punks, directed by Jared and Daniel Gutstadt Demol, was chosen by U.S. magazine Business Week (2009), as one of the most promising new businesses in the United States. With the partnership, the work of the composer, singer and guitarist is being made available for film soundtracks, TV series and web. Among the Jingle Punks clients are NBC, CBS, Viacom, Comedy Central, Vh1, MTV, Bravo, TLC, History Channel and Starz and A & E. In addition to serving the entertainment industry, the company has contracts with advertising agencies and branding.
The news about Roney Giah’s awards and contracts were published in The New York Times, Washington Post, Herald Tribune, Hollywood Reporter, MSNBC, The Earth Times and major newspapers around the globe.

São Paulo, Brazil, Jul 27, 2009 – The Brazilian artist Roney Giah won Honorable Mention in The Billboard World Song Contest for his composition Time is so still. The contest, created by the prestigious music journal Billboard, is in its 17th edition.

Time is so Still, an acoustic track from Roney Giah’s fourth CD Queimando a moleira, was sent to Billboard before its official release, scheduled for 2010. “It’s very gratifying to have such a feedback for a song that has not even left the cradle. I hope it flies even higher”, says the artist, who for the second time wins an international award.

In 2008, The John Lennon Songwriting Contest, created by Yoko Ono with judges such as Carlos Santana, Wyclef Jean, John Legend, Fergie, Al Jareau, Bob Weir, and Lamont Dozier gave Honorable Mention in World category for thesong Amar com E from Roney Giah’s second CD, More days on earth.

Also in 2008, Giah signed a record deal with British Label ASTRANOVA for the release of a CD compilation entitledYesterday´s tomorrow. Featuring seven tracks from Semente – Seed – (1998), six tracks from Mais dias na Terra – More days on Earth – (2006), and one bonus track exclusively produced for the compilation, ASTRANOVA released podcast shows in 107 countries. The record company’s interest started when Roney Giah’s compositions Amar Com E and A Chuva were selected for garageband.com’s Track of the Day, which is an American site that has Sir George Martin, Beatles former producer, as chairman of their advisory board. The invitation to be part of the label’s team came from the executives Scott Hill (CEO) and Alex Catillo (A&R).

In addition to the compilation, Giah’s composition Translate the world was featured on the soundtrack of the American production No pain, no gain, a movie exhibited in 250 movie theaters in the United States and worldwide.

More days on earth was pre-selectedfor 2006 Brazilian TIM Award,and 2006 Latin Grammy, and Giah’s 1998 debut album Semente (Seed) was nominated for Brazil’s 1998 Sharp Award. As a guitarist, he was finalist at Brazil’s 1998 Visa Instrumental Awardand won a second place at the Berklee / Souza Lima Festival in his hometown São Paulo.

The composer, singer and guitarist Roney Giah signs the song “Translate the world” (It does not make too much sense), which integrates the soundtrack of the American production “No pain, no gain” – recently released film, the Brazil, on DVD. The composition is a result of partnership Giah with musician Alexander Puga.

São Paulo, June 17, 2008 – The song “Translate the world” (It does not make too much sense), composition of Brazilians Giah Roney (music) and Alexander Puga (letter), is part of the soundtrack of the production north American “No pain, no gain.” Available on DVD in Brazil, the film – shown in 250 theaters in the United States and the International Film Festival of St. Paul – was appointed by the magazine International Musclemag as the heir of film “Pumping Iron,” the 1977 film that marked the Arnold Schwazenneger debut. In “No pain, no gain” (in free translation, “no pain no gain”), actor Gus Malliarodakis plays a bodybuilder who fight against the use of anabolic steroids by athletes. With cameos by Jill Mills – the strongest woman in the world – Dennis Newman, Joe Hursley and Crystal Calderoni, the film was quoted by ESPN in the United States. In Brazil, “No pain, no gain” was mentioned in the “Sunday Spectacular” TV Record, in a story about steroids. The innovative musicality of Brazilian Roney Giah is conquering the international market. Besides the presence in the soundtrack of the film “No pain, no gain,” Roney Giah signed a contract with the British label ASTRANOVA Records for the release of a compilation titled “Yesterday’s tomorrow.” For disclosure, the record shows produce podcasts which will be available in 107 countries. “Yesterday’s tomorrow”, which will be marketed through I Tunes, meet seven tracks from the album Seed (1998), six tracks on the cd More days on Earth (2006) and a range of unpublished In the crosshairs of recoil, plus a bonus track produced with exclusivity for ASTRANOVA. The interest of record occurred after the musician have, for two consecutive times, the songs “Love with E” and “Rain” – the album More days on Earth – listed the “Track of the day” by two million users Garage Band site (www.garageband.com), music portal American who has curated by George Martin, former Beatles producer. The invitation to join the label’s casting came from executives Scott Hill and Alex Catillo, respectively CEO and Talent Hunter’s ASTRANOVA Records.

Roney Giah graduate of Musicians Institute of Technology in Los Angeles (USA) in 1994, Roney Giah studied with Pat Metheny, Scott Henderson, Frank Gambale, Joe Diorio, Joe Pass, Stanley Jordan, Jennifer Batten (guitarist for Michael Jackson) and Gray Cat (Prince keyboardist). Back in Brazil, the singer and guitarist released his first CD – Seed – Sharp Award nominee 1998. In the same year, ran for Visa Award (instrumental edition) and won second place in the Festival Berklee / Souza Lima in São Paulo. He also had his music on the hard clay relaunched Pearl Brazilian Team 3, a collection of Brazilian artists. In concerts and presentations, Roney Giah has shared the stage with Sandra de Sá, Claudio Zoli, Milton Guedes, Xis, Bocato, Rappin Hood, Roberto Sion and Mane Silveira.

On the second CD of the musician, More days on Earth, mergers of guitars and nylon guitars, percussion vocals with horn section and gospel choir to give a deep bass drum mixing, wrapped in an aura Brazilian. Launched in April 2006, in a show that packed the theater of the Museum of Image and Sound (MIS), the CD More days on Earth brings unreleased songs and letters, signed by the artist Roney Giah – a groundbreaking work that integrates unique sounds and rhythms from different musical roots. In this unique recipe notes and letters, Roney Giah reaches a new song, impact. A fusion of rhythms that are not usually played simultaneously. The work was recorded in studios Bebop, Groove and Paarmann, in São Paulo, and was pre-selected in the 2006 edition of the TIM Music Award and Latin Grammy 2006. www.roneygiah.com.br.

Last year, attended the Hi Giah New Sound 2007, the cultural project Hi mobile phone operator, with which undertook a tour in Recife (PE). The track reminds?, From the same album, was featured in Hi FM, a leading radio Pernambuco.

With songs with Love and Time and is so still, “the musician Roney Giah was nominated for The Musicoz Award in the category” International Artist “.

In its ninth edition, the prize – which is based in Australia and provides over $ 200 billion in contracts and international tours – aims to highlight artists on the rise in independent music scene internationally. The announcement of the winners will be on March 26, 2010, at The Sydney Town Hall in Australia.

Sao Paulo, March 3, 2010 – For highlighting independent artists on the rise in the international music scene, The Musicoz Award indicated the Brazilian Roney Giah the 2010 edition, in the “International Artist”. The composer, singer and guitarist received a statement with the songs “Love with E” and “Time is so still.” The ninth edition of The Musicoz Award – one of the main awards of the Australian music industry – will grant the winners more than $ 200 billion in contracts and international tours.The names of five finalists from each of 17 categories will be announced on March 9 and winners will be announced on 26 March 2010, at The Sydney Town Hall in Australia. More information about Musicoz The Award can be found at www.musicoz.org

Roney Giah has consolidated his career abroad through contracts for the marketing of music and international awards for his compositions. Before being officially launched, for example, the composition Time is so still – which includes the CD “Burning the soft spot” to be released in April 2010 – surrendered to the Brazilian musician an important international award: Honorable Mention in Billboard World Song Contest, awards created by the U.S. magazine Billboard, considered the “Bible” of music. In 2008, Roney Giah was the only Brazilian musician to receive Honorable Mention from The John Lennon Songwriting Contest – has curated by Yoko Ono and the jury made up of musicians Carlos Santana, Wyclef Jean, Fergie (Black Eyed Peas), John Legend, AlJareau, Bob Weir (Grateful Dead), Lamont Dozier and Natasha Bedingfield – in the World category for the song Love with E, which includes the CD More days on Earth.

In 2008, the musician was invited to participate in the soundtrack of Hollywood film No pain, no gain, and signed a contract with the English label ASTRANOVA Records to release collection of Yesterday’s tomorrow. For diffusion, the record shows produced podcasts available in 107 countries. Yesterday’s tomorrow, which is marketed by I Tunes, brings together seven of the album’s Seed (1998), six of the album’s More days on Earth (2006) and a bonus track exclusively produced for ASTRANOVA. The importance of the label occurred after Roney Giah take the music with I Love and Rain – Album More days on Earth – as listed in the Track of the day by users of the site Garage Band (www.garageband.com), north portal of music American who has curated by George Martin, former producer of the Beatles.

In 2009, Roney Giah joined the portfolio of Jingle Punks, e-business of music that acts as a database of independent music. Headquartered in New York, Jingle Punks, directed by Jared and Daniel Gutstadt Demol, was chosen by U.S. magazine Business Week (2009), as one of the most promising new businesses in the United States. With the partnership, the work of composer, singer and guitarist Singapore is being made available to compose film soundtracks, TV series and web.Among the clients Jingle Punks are the networks NBC, CBS, Viacom, Comedy Central, Vh1, MTV, Bravo, TLC, History Channel and Starz and A & E. In addition to serving the entertainment industry, the company has contracts with advertising agencies and branding.

The news about the awards and partnerships with record labels were published in newspapers and news portals of the major newspapers of the United States and Europe and New York Times, Washington Post, Herald Tribune, Hollywood Reporter, MSNBC, The Earth Times.

Perseptom conquest FEMUPO 2009 The end of the 2009 edition of the Festival de Música Popular Brasileira de Barueri (FEMUPO) held on August 22, said as the group winner Perseptom Vocal Band, in the “Silver House” and “Popular acclamation.” The musicians performed the song Impossible – written by the composer, singer and guitarist Giah Roney – the chapel, without the accompaniment of instruments. The composition will integrate the CD “Co’as throats and everything,” Roney of Giah and Perseptom, which is scheduled for the second half of 2010.

São Paulo, August 25, 2009 – The meeting of the seven members of the musical group Perseptom Vocal Band with the composer, singer and guitarist Giah Roney resulted in winning the 2009 edition of the Festival de Música Popular Brasileira de Barueri (FEMUPO), in the categories ” Silver House “and” Popular acclamation. ” Joining the technique of beat box (vocal percussion) with clean vocal timbres to get the sound of a full band, the group performed the song Perseptom Impossible Giah composition, and was acclaimed winner of the contest. Conducted by the Department of Culture and Tourism of Barueri – on Saturday (22/8), at the Cultural Center of Barueri in Sao Paulo – the FEMUPO met composers, arrangers, performers and bands around the initiative to spread the production of popular music. Created in 1977 and in its 13th year, the festival featured more than 500 compositions entered. Roney prepares Giah two launches for 2010. In the first half, will release the CD “Burning the soft spot” that is currently being finalized and had the support of Law Mendonça. The song Impossible, integrate the CD “Co’as throats and everything,” Roney of Giah and Perseptom, which is scheduled for the second half of 2010. According Giah, “the first is the result of friendship and joy that is born in the trials for this new CD.”

Perseptom Vocal Band Musicians of Perseptom – Eloiza and Estela Passion, Cris Santos, Valter Hannibal and Macarius, Diego de Jesus Machado and Du – four years devoted many hours of study and tests to hone their art. The result of this dedication can be seen on the first CD, “The Chapel Brazil”, released by Paulus. At 13 tracks, the musicians play classic MPB with creative arrangements and perfect the chapel (technique that avoids the use of instruments). Eclectic repertoire Alceu bring in Valencia, Chico César, Adoniran Barbosa, Tim Maia, Dorival Caymmi and Djavan, highlighting an unreleased track, written by Aníbal Macarius. Tim Award Nominee 2007, in the category Vocal Group, the debut CD won the second prize in the international Contemporary A Cappella Society of America (CARA), the categories Best World Music Album and Best Music World Music (music arrangement Annunciation of Alceu Valencia). Coming from religious schools – mostly learned to sing in churches – the musicians of Perseptom have won admirers from different musical strands. The singer and composer Chico César, after hearing the group at a festival, invited him for a cameo in CD tonsils. The admiration was mutual and musicians Chico Cesar Perseptom invited the band to record At first glance the CD “Brazil Chapel.” In 2004, the group did background vocals for Gal Costa, on Credicard Hall.

Mike Pinder’s Songwars grants Honorable Mention “Time is so still,” Roney Giah composition.

Created by Mike Pinders – keyboardist for the band The Moody Blues, success of the 1960 – Mike Pinder’s Songwars gave Honorable Mention to the music of Still Time is so Roney Giah. The same composition was highlighted in July 2009, the Billboard World Song Contest.

São Paulo, November 11, 2009 – The composer, singer and guitarist Roney Giah won the second honorable mention in the song Still Time is so to integrate the CD “Burning the soft spot” to be released in 2010. The music – awarded in July this year by the Billboard World Song Contest, sponsored by Billboard magazine – received another new title, awarded by Mike Pinder’s Songwars. Created by Mike Pinder’s, keyboardist for the band The Moody Blues, 1960’s success, Mike Pinder’s Songwars judges has the big names in international music industry as Pat Caddick (producer Barbra Streisand, Melissa Etheridge, Celine Dion and Brian McKnight) Roger Smith (Tower of Power’s keyboardist), Spencer Nilsen (Aerosmith, The Clash, Tom Petty, The Police and U2), Harvey Mandel (Rolling Stones) and Stef Burns (guitar Stevie Wonder, Steve Winwood, James Taylor, Sheryl Crow, Chaka Kahn), among others.

The award-winning director Flavio Rassekh signs the direction of the first video clip of the composer, singer and guitarist Roney Giah. With funding made entirely with a cell phone camera, the clip “Remember?” Intrigue viewers with new effects, developed exclusively for the film. Besides finalizing the clip Giah, the associate director of Guarana Films is producing and directing a documentary about the journey of Brazilian journalists to Iran

Sao Paulo …. October 2008 – The first music video from singer, songwriter and guitarist Roney Giah account with the signing of award-winning director Flavio Rassekh. The clip “Remember?” Song album “More days on Earth” is being finalized and was entirely shot with a cell phone camera. The difference lies in the effects created by unpublished Rassekh exclusively for the film. Associate director of Guarana Movies, Flavio Rassekh divides his time between directing films and cinema advertising. Currently, the director-filmmaker is producing and directing a documentary about the journey of 3 Brazilian journalists to Iran in its work related to music, Rassekh highlights the direction of the music video “Comfort of your arms,” the singer maranhense Rita Ribeiro – indicated several awards in Brazil and abroad – that was the first clip MPB aired in theaters in São Paulo and on MTV.

Formed in Film and TV Production from the University of California (UCLA), Flavio Rassekh has worked in projects related to content development, linking technology with artistic verve. The director – a “professional drifter” who has traveled to over 30 countries, including Albania, Romania, Hungary, Turkey, Israel, Germany, Italy, England, Bulgaria, Greece, Canada and Mexico – worked for two years in the United States. Awarded by the movie “Brazil with Art”, the Federal Savings and recognized for innovative work in the documentary “DNA Brazil,” Flavio Rassekh is preparing the documentary “Architecture of Unity”, co-written with journalist Vincent Adorno for launch in Chile, South Africa and Germany.

E-musical business based in New York, Jingle Punks announced the signing of singer, songwriter and guitarist Brazilian Roney Giah. Directed by Jared Gutstadt and Daniel Demole, the Jingle Punks is a database specialist emprover music tracks for film, TV and web series. The company was identified by Business Week as one of the most promising new businesses in the United States.

Mumbai, October 22, 2009The innovative musicality of Brazilian Giah Roney joins the portfolio of Jingle Punks, music e-business that acts as a database of independent music. Headquartered in New York, Jingle Punks, directed by Jared Gutstadt and Daniel Demole, was elected by the American magazine Business Week in 2009 as one of the most promising new businesses in the United States. With the partnership, the work of composer, singer and guitarist Brazilian will be available for composing film scores, TV and web series. Among the customers of Jingle Punks are networks NBC, CBS, Viacom, Comedy Central, Vh1, MTV, Bravo, TLC, Starz and History Channel and A & E. In addition to serving the entertainment industry, the company has contracts with advertising agencies and branding.

According Giah Roney, the partnership with Jingle Punks has joined the other projects that the artist develops outside. New technologies have allowed me to invest in international career without abandoning projects in Brazil. The Jingle Punks is a further step in this direction, “says the musician.

The singer, songwriter and guitarist Giah Roney is one of the artists of the Week Brazil portal My Space (http://br.myspace.com), My Space Music page. The Brazilian musician recently received an Honorable Mention in the category World, The John Lennon Songwriting Contest – one of the most renowned international festivals composition. In 2008, Giah international career began with the release of the compilation album Yesterday’s tomorrow by British label, ASTRANOVA Records.

São Paulo, March 23, 2009 – World leader among social networks and with 81 million people registered, MySpace has become an important tool for the dissemination of musicians from around the world. MySpace in Brazil, created in 2007, is a weekly space dedicated to highlighting the work of artists from different musical aspects such as pop, rock, gospel, soul and electronics, among others. This week, the work of singer, songwriter and guitarist Roney Giah is featured on MySpace Music (http://br.myspace.com). Giah is part of the generation of musicians who transformed the main ally of the internet in disseminating the work. The good results can even be measured by the performance of the site www.roneygiah.com.br, who recently reached the milestone of over 45,000 hits (sum of page views and files accessed) in January, an average of 1,500 hits per day, between access and content downloads (music, video and clip). In total there are 30 thousand new Internet users per month, an average of one thousand per dia.Os responsible for the exponential growth of Internet views are from Brazil, the United States, Europe and Asia. To get an idea of the growth, in October 2008 the site recorded an average of 50 visits / day in November, 150 hits / day, and in December, 370 visits / day. It is estimated that by the end of 2009, the site reaches the two thousand daily visitors, 90 000 hits per month and the coveted one million hits annually. The web designer George Siriani, Go to the Web site of the signing Roney Giah.Em 2008, Roney Giah was the only Brazilian musician to receive Honorable Mention in The John Lennon Songwriting Contest in the category World, music by Amar And with that integrates CD More days on Earth. Curated by Yoko Ono – and jury formed by musicians Carlos Santana, Wyclef Jean, Fergie (Black Eyed Peas), John Legend, Al Jareau, Bob Weir (Grateful Dead), Lamont Dozier and Natasha Bedingfield – The John Lennon Songwriting the Contest (www.jlsc.com) is considered one of the most renowned international festivals composition. Also in 2008, the musician was invited to the film’s soundtrack U.S. No pain, no gain and signed a contract with the British label ASTRANOVA Records for the release of the compilation album Yesterday’s tomorrow. For disclosure, the record shows produced podcasts available in 107 countries. Yesterday’s tomorrow, which is marketed through I Tunes, brings together seven tracks on the cd Seed (1998), six tracks on the cd More days on Earth (2006) and a range of unpublished In the crosshairs of recoil, plus a bonus track produced exclusively for the ASTRANOVA.

The fourth album from composer, singer and guitarist Roney Giah – first with the support of the Municipality of São Paulo, via Law Mendonça has been completed and is scheduled for release March 2010. Queimando a moleira is a cd copyright, composed of 18 original songs, inspired by the “chamber poppop music chamber. The work relies on the participation of musicians Mario Manga (cello), Alexandre Ribeiro (clarinet and bass clarinet), Maurice Biazzi (acoustic bass), Tom Ferragutti (accordion), Swim Silva and Piu (piano Rodhes), Dandara Modesto (backing vocals) Roney and Giah (voice, guitar 7 strings, piano and beat box).

Even before the release of Queimando a moleira” composition “Time is so still” that integrates the work of authorial Giah won two Honorable Mentions International: Billboard World Song Contest and Mike Pinder‘s Songwar