Dr Goodvibe play an eclectic mix of soulful folk,blues and roots, funk and a touch of jazz.
Singer songwriter Edu Valk combines with the talents of virtuoso chromatic harmonica player
Christian Marsh to deliver upbeat, uplifting music. Together they have recorded 3 CD's and won
The pair began performomng together for friends at parties and this evolved into a collaboration
to produce their 1st CD "Remedies" which was over 15 years ago now. Three full albums and
countless gigs and festivals later they are fresher than ever and still love playing music and will
continue to do so well into the future.
• Edu is a unique and diverse singer songwriter whose philosophical and often satirical commentary
on life openly elucidates his heart. The eternal optimist, EDU's music is raw and honest and
uplifting, with comparisons as diverse as David Gray, Jack Johnson, Donavon Frankenreiter,Ray Lamontagne,Pete
Murray, Lou Reed and JJ Cale – just to name a few. Nominated for Best Male vocalist in 2004,
ABC Newcastle Music Awards.
• Christian’s playing will open your mind to the versatility of the harmonica. He has won three
national Hohner "Gold Harmonica” awards and has released two of his own CD's and performed
as a guest artist on thirty more. He has distilled his unique sound from this wide experience.
• Christian’s trademark is a particularly pure and sweet tone, which he weaves through even the
simplest of melodies to create lively and complex musical arrangements. He has played every
idiom, from country and blues to jazz and classical, playing with many of the top artists in the
music industry. Some highlights of his career include a national tour with the hit stage musical
"Big River", worked as Larry Adler's harmonica technician during Adler's "Glory Of
Gershwin" tour, performed Sven Libaek's Harmonica Concerto with Orchestra Nova,
Newcastles Symphony Orchestra conducted by John Kellaway. Toured and recorded with "The
Reason To Breathe", an ensemble lead by pianist/flautist Wu Pu Yu and pianest/producer Parris
Macleod is an eclectic mix of classical and world music underpinned by the didgeridoo playing of
• Tracks from their second album "She" have won best "Blues and Roots" and
"Announcers Choice" in the 1233 ABC Newcastle Music Awards in 2005, and then best
"Combined Classical and Instrumental" in 2006. Christian won the best
"Instrumental" for his own composition "Five Islands" in 2003.
Dr Goodvibe are full of variety every time they perform. They can deliver as a duo, a three piece
including congas and hand percussion, a four piece adding double and/or electric bass, a five piece
adding drums. When budget and venue allow you can add the sexy female backing vocals and
keyboard as well! Which is how they record their albums!
Dr Goodvibe are currently doing shows on the Central Coast and in Sydney with a variety of the
above line-up possibilities
Check their website for gigs or Reverbnation