Jazz writers are invited to contribute to this section of the website. All interested in contributing are welcome to contact the editor by filling out the form in the CONTACT tab. Photographsare welcome and should be attached. Readers can click on the INDEX button for a list of articles in this folder.
A DOSE OF THE CLAP TRAP
by John Shand
JazzChord, Apr/May, 2002
Perhaps the weirdest thing about jazz concerts is the clapping. Back in the smoky past, someone was overcome by enthusiasm for a solo, and at its conclusion applauded vigorously, despite the music still being in full swing. Enthusiasm being as contagious as measles, others emulated the outburst...
ROGER FRAMPTON'S DAUGHTER THANKS THE AUSTRALIAN JAZZ COMMUNITY
by Emily Lys
JazzChord, Apr/May, 2000
I am writing to express to the Australian jazz community my most heartfelt gratitude for its overwhelming support and generosity in the months preceding the death of my father Dr Roger Frampton...
THE INAUDIBLE MUSIC: JAZZ, GENDER AND AUSTRALIAN MODERNITY
Andrew Ford interviews the author Bruce Johnson in 2000
JazzChord, Apr/May, 2001
On the publication of his book The Inaudible Music in 2000, the author Bruce Johnson was interviewed by Andrew Ford on the ABC Radio National program, The Music Show. The interview was subsequently replayed during the summer period during the ‘Best of the Music Show’ programs. The following is a slightly edited version of the radio interview...