John Alexander Murison

John Murison is a versatile performer for Descendance Aboriginal & TSI Dance Company. John is from the Kuku Yalangi tribe of far North Queensland. John Murison is now climbing to the top of the ladder as one of Australia’s leading didgeridoo players, he is also an accomplished traditional dancer. John Murison entered the 2003 Rocks Didgeridoo competition, this attracted over 100 of Sydney’s leading players with John emerging as the winner, the competition.
John is a guiding light for indigenous performers around Australia, a sober well centred professional helping people and communities make something from their lives. John’s studies at the Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Bible College, in 1999 he achieved an advanced diploma in the ministry; he has currently completed studying Theology at Avondale College.

On or off the stage John conducts himself with dignity, showing his community what can be achieved through faith and dedication, his work in the communities and for Government Departments includes “Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Housing, Department of Family Services, Aboriginal & Islander Affairs & Department Of Community Services.



Descendance in Sydney/Australia: completing corporate work, International Conventions, Schools, Community Work, Radio Work, Festivals, Jails, Cruise Liners, Workshops, Galleries, Museums, Expos and assignments for The Australian Government.


Tour of Sydney jails for NAIDOC week.


Germany and France Tour, Descendance tours to complete two major World Events first The Soccer World, this was followed by The International Indigenous Forum in Pau (South Of France) Descendance were are headline act for one of the biggest gatherings of Indigenous persons in France, both Forums and live concerts were staged for the week long event.


John Joined Descendance for their history making tour of Eastern Europe this was the first time ever the region had witnessed indigenous culture, John made 20 appearances at major festivals and was on national TV five times to audiences of millions, Descendance were given a float by the Major of Budapest on the national holiday where they paraded to 750,000 persons. John has now emerged as one of the companies leading didgeridoo players, John also released his solo debt CD in 2003.


“The Red Centre Dreaming Tour” of The UK & Europe, where they completed 300 performances to 100,000 people with coverage in fifteen countries. The Red Centre Dreaming Tour was a cross promotion of the Descendance residency at The Red Centre Resort in Alice Springs.