Insomnia duo comprises of vocaliste Merle Ally and vocalist / guitarist Barry Joel Meyerson, both South Africans from Cape Town. This duo has been together since August 2002 and performed on the Olympia Countess, Luxury Shipping Liner, sailing around Europe and Africa. Contact Mr Steven Cloete ( Cruise Director) – 083 325 5574.
This duo plays all genres of music and can cater for any occasion or function. Timeless are performing at the Schloss Hotel in Dresden Germany from April to October 2004.
Merle Ally, a vocaliste and entertainer has been singing professionally for the 20 years. She also does cabaret and has travelled extensively as a singer to such places Dubai, Bahrain, Cologne, Turkey, Nairobi, Marseilles, Genoa, Athens, Senegal, Mauritius, Lisbon and Corsica. She has worked with Virtual Jazz Reality ( SA’s top Jazz Band), has been a support act for Randy Crawford, Al Jarreau and Latoya Jackson.
Barry Joel (stage name), a guitarist, vocalist and entertainer has been playing professionally since 1985. He has a 1 year BMus ( Classical) from Rhodes University in Grahamstown and 1 year BMus ( Jazz) from University of Cape Town. He was a music teacher for 5 year.
Barry has played all over South Africa, from Pietersburg to Cape Town, in various bands and doing solo. He was a guitarist and singer in Al Flamencos and a support act to Zane Adams. He has travelled as a singer to such places as Marseilles, Corsica, Senegal, Genoa, Mauritius, Madagascar, Morocco, Lisbon, Athens and Tennerife.