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JOHN SHAND'S WALKLEY WIN A VICTORY FOR HONESTY
by Nick Galvin
Sydney Morning Herald, July 29, 2017
Veteran Fairfax music writer and reviewer John Shand has won the inaugural Walkley Award for Arts Journalism. Shand, who has contributed to The Sydney Morning Herald for more than 24 years, won the award for a piece entitled The Role of Music in a Post-Truth World…
BENEFIT FOR ADRIAN JACKSON
by Martin Jackson
MJC Newsletter December, 2017
Sunday night's Jazz Benefit for Adrian Jackson was a fantastic, memorable night on so many levels. There were many musical highlights, starting with solo piano from Bob Sedergreen and Tony Gould (pictured with Scott Tinkler) right up to the very end of a late night (with the razor sharp focus and self-discipline of the Tinkler-Keevers duo, and Michelle Nicole's inventive duos with Ronny Ferella and Sam Keevers maintaining the spirit of the evening, and countering any sensory fatigue or overload)...
VALE BERNIE McGANN
by Cathy Peters
abc.net.au, December 20, 2013
Just over two weeks ago, many of Australia’s finest jazz musicians lined up to play benefit concerts in Sydney and Melbourne for their colleague and friend, internationally acclaimed local jazz musician, Bernie McGann, who’d just had heart surgery. At Sydney’s 505 Club, it was standing room only. This was Bernie’s extended family of musicians and fans coming together at short notice, to raise funds for his recuperation…