AZ.U.R “As You Are” fuse together contemporary dance beats, modern folk instrumentation, an explosion of percussion, smouldering didgeridoo and distinctive vocals, they produce authentic tribal Australian music with contemporary beats and sounds to create an atmosphere suitable for a relaxed or a pumped-up dance vibe.
Both Rodger and Charly are multi-instrumentalists and thrive on playing a diverse and cross-cultural range of drums, tuned and untuned percussion, flutes, whistles, string and free-reed instruments.
Rodger Bradshaw played with Jim Toomey of The Tourists (Annie Lennox, Dave Stewart) and played on the Green fields stage at the famous Glastonbury festival alongside the Acts, which included: The Prodigy, Radiohead, Massive Attack, Ray Davies and Sting.
Charly Bradshaw trained in vocals at the Academy of Contemporary Music and played with Newton Faulkner, Chad Smith of the Red-Hot Chili Peppers and Ace from Skunk Anansie. Whilst there she wrote and recorded her first E.P 'Hand' which she toured solo across the U.K and Europe. Charly then went on to the University of Westminster completing a degree in Commercial Music studying alongside the members of Rudiments and mentored by Keith Harris (Stevie Wonder U.K manager) and Mykael Riley of Steel Pulse. Charly also started working with boutique record labels and management companies before putting on nights at Notting Hill Arts Club. She played in a variety of musical projects before starting Another Man's Army and releasing the album 'Queen of the Promiscuous'. Playing regularly across London and the UK she went on to work in radio plugging with Chaka Khan, Boys 2 Men and Duran-Duran.