'Destiny' Band Oz is an Australian band formed by independent singer-songwriter recording artists, Thomas & Tessa Libreri and they head-up the melodic male and female lead vocals of the band. Initially a duo, 'Destiny' is now a 6 piece fully live working band based in Gippsland. Their original songs are a blend of country, jazz, rock, R & B and soul style music ranging from smooth, soulful ballads to fun, pumpy, country rock and retro classics. Destiny has recorded 2 albums, an EP and have a new album of originals on the way!
‘Destiny' Band Oz is also a working live band renowned for its classy, fun-filled and versatile entertainment. Able to satisfy a wide range of musical tastes with a vast repertoire of classic hits covering country, rock & roll, ballads, swing, jazz and popular music from the 50's to today with strong 60s, 70s and 80s influences and their own original chart topping hits.
Destiny's current line up is Tessa Libreri - Lead singer; Thomas Libreri - lead guitar and vocals; Ron Armstrong - Keyboards; Tony Desira - drums; Bob Hutton - Bass and Jessica Loprese - backing vocalist.
You can catch one of Destiny's many live shows playing at various venues in the Gippsland area.
For enquiries call 0407 289 669 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
….and make a date with ‘Destiny’
Albums: 'Take Me Back in Time' (2016); 'Makin Music' (6/ 2017) and EP, 'From the Heart' (2/2018)
New album in production for late 2018
1st single release -'One Love' (March 2017) composed & sung by Tessa Libreri from debut album, 'Take Me Back in Time'
2nd single release - 'The Thing I Like Best About You' (June 2017) composed & sung by Thomas Libreri from album, 'Makin Music'
3rd single release - 'Makin Music', (Aug 2017 Title track of the album) composed by Thomas, sung by Tessa and guest artist, Chris 'Boots' Lee.
4th single release -'Streets of Old Kilsyth' (October 2017) from the EP 'From the Heart'
5th single release - 'Sorry' (February 2017) from the EP 'From the Heart'
6th single release - 'Lay Me Down' (from debut album, 'Take Me Back in Time')
All tracks have had sustained success on various country charts around Australia as detailed below:
'One Love' - #2 on the Official Tasmanian chart; 'The Thing I Like Best About You' sustained #1 position on the Tasmanian chart and awarded overall #1 song for 2017 in the Tasmanian Top 60. Also sustained success on the Australian Country Tracks chart to #11 and other local charts - 'Makin Music' #1 on the Tasmanian Top 40 chart, peaked at #8 on the Country Tracks chart with sustained success and was #29 overall for 2017 on that chart. 'Streets of Old Kilsyth' #1 on the Tasmanian chart and reached #2 on the Australian Country Tracks Top 40 Chart charting for 6 months. 'To Sir With Love' (although never officially released) also reached #1 in Tasmanian and Destiny had 4x number #1s with 3 songs charting in the Tasmanian chart simultaneously for many weeks.
Destiny's Awards and Nominations
*Finalists in the Independent Country Music Association Awards (Australia) in 2 categories - Duo/Band of the Year and Song of the Year for 'Streets of Old Kilsyth'
*Finalists in the Josie Music Awards (USA) in 3 categories - Band of the Year, Modern Country; Entertainer of the Year in Modern/Pop Country and Song of the Year for 'Streets of Old Kilsyth' in Traditional Classic Country.
*Finalists in the People's Choice Country Music and Gold Medallion Media Awards, Tamworth 2018
*Awarded trophy for 2 x #1 songs at the Tasmanian Independent Country Music Association Awards (Oct 2017) and then Overall #1 song for 2017 on the Tasmanian Top 60 for 'The Thing I Like Best About You' (Dec. 2017)
*Destiny's 'Makin Music' album awarded Number 8 on My Country Australia's Top 10 Albums for 2017