JazzChord, the newsletter of the jazz co-ordination program based in Sydney, New South Wales, commenced in magazine form with Edition No 11 (Jan/Feb, 1993). In Edition No 15 (Sep/Oct, 1993) a column called 'DisChords', usually written by Jazz Co-ordinator Eric Myers, was introduced to canvass issues that were currently alive in the jazz community. Generally it was a forum for the editor of JazzChord to air his personal views, and to document the achievements of the jazz co-ordination program. Additional photos, not possible in JazzChord, have been included.
A column by Jazz Co-ordinator Eric Myers
JazzChord, Aug/Sep, 1999
Until recently, the Carl Dewhurst Quartet enjoyed a ten-month residency at the Slip-Inn in Sydney every Thursday night, and in the process, established another night of music at a new venue. The quartet, other than Carl, included Warren Trout, Stu Hunter and Cameron Undy. Nick McBride, one of the main forces behind the JazzGroove Association, reports that a band of semi-professional musicians approached the Slip-Inn and undercut Carl's group, more than halving their fee…