Body and Soul
International SA singer, producer & actor Ike Moriz (Cosmopolitan hot talent) has recently embarked on a journey into the Jazz/Swing world and reemerges with a trilogy of new albums entitled "STARDUST", "BODY & SOUL" and 'ANGEL EYES" (2009) featuring SA saxophonist Willie van Zyl and UK pianist A. McPike produced by Ike himself. The albums are currently being released online and will hit the shelves later this year in South Africa. Ike is drawing from his early Jazz studies in Holland & Germany to bring you this feast of gems from the Jazz & Swing songbook. The Capetonian has received wide acclaim for his previous 3 albums 'All Around the World', 'Mirrors & Shade' and 'Play Me' and his original songs were played in 17 countries worldwide. Ike has also acted in many major feature films such as 'Alfie', 'Shanghai Knights' and 'Love Actually', while also appearing in local TV programs like TOP BILLING & BACKSTAGE, as well as UK TV series 'Eastenders', 'Family Affairs' and 'The Bill' et al. Rock legend David Bowie himself voted Ike's songs as top song of the month on his web site! 'South Africa's own indie pop idol' (The Citizen, Cape Argus) studied music and acting in South Africa, Germany and Holland after a jet-setting childhood. The singer, actor, producer and songwriter spent 5 years in London, fronting rock bands, performing in musicals and running his own label Mosquito Records London, before returning to his favorite country SA. His songs have taken the SA radio charts by storm while his music videos rock SA TV channels with FHM super model Lisa-Marie Schneider in the lead. In the US, Ike was described as "Bowie without the glam meets Oasis without the self-importance teamed with UK chart alternative without the boredom". For further information visit www.ikemoriz.com. PRESS: 'THE RICH RESONANCE OF HIS VOICE MAKES MICHAEL BUBLE'S SEEM RATHER THIN.. COMPARISONS WITH THE GREAT TONY BENNETT ARE INEVITABLE, Ike Moriz PERFORMING SWING IS THAT GOOD!' Full Circle Magazine "SA'S OWN INDIE-POP IDOL" The Citizen 'His rock/indie sound is acoustic and edgy but still made for easy listening!' Cosmopolitan '..this cat writes a fine tune. Listen to it wearing velvet & drinking martinis!" FHM 'Impressive' Cape Argus 'Fantastic! South Africa's answer to Ziggy Stardust!" Barney Simon, TuksFM 'I love it, ... it sounds great!' KFM 'Bowie without the glam meets Oasis without the self importance teamed with UK chart 'alternative' without the boredom.' Indiepop Spinzone, USA 'It's fantastic!' SA FM.