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audio LINKS

This folder provides links to interviews, lectures, broadcasts or speeches which are in digital form on the internet. Readers can click on the INDEX button to peruse a list of contents.   

 
Bruce Johnson

Bruce Johnson

A HISTORY OF JAZZ IN AUSTRALIA

by Bruce Johnson

Fine Music FM, 1987

How can a music with its beginnings as a local semi-folk tradition in New Orleans come to be a leading soundscape of the 20th century and become an international sound tapestry of modernism of its time? In the preface to his 1987 publication The Oxford Companion to Australian Jazz, Bruce Johnson comments on the bewildering rate that the 20th century music called jazz evolved. That rate is not just in the America of its birth, but in almost every country around the world…

Bob Barnard

Bob Barnard

BOB BARNARD

Interviewed by Andrew Dickeson

April 11, 2018 at Studio 255, ABC Sydney

Sydney drummer Andrew Dickeson continues his long-running 'Jazz Voices' interview series on ABC Jazz, catching up with the ABC’s April 2018 Retro Artist Bob Barnard to chat about his life and music. Hear from Bob as he tells us about his upbringing in Melbourne, life on the road and the many albums he has recorded across a career that's spanned around seven decades…

Errol Buddle

Errol Buddle

ERROL BUDDLE

Interviewed by Andrew Dickeson

ABC Jazz Voices Series

We reflect on the life and music of Errol Buddle with an archival interview, recorded by Sydney drummer Andrew Dickeson - and originally broadcast on ABC RN. Buddle passed away in February 2018 at the age of 89. Born in Adelaide in 1928, he became one of Australia's most prominent and respected jazz musicians…