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MISCELLANEOUS POSTINGS

This section includes miscellaneous articles on current subjects, including performance reviews, written by Eric Myers, which have not been published elsewhere. Readers can click on the INDEX button to peruse a list of contents.

 
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JAMES MORRISON QUARTET WITH THE SSO

Concert Hall, Sydney Opera House

Review by Eric Myers

November 2, 2018Jazz is arguably the most influential musical form of the 20th century but, because it is now widely perceived – wrongly in my view – as a tiny musical form with a negligible following, it is frequently overlooked or devalued. To some extent, the fate of jazz, at least since the death of Miles Davis in 1991, has been a never-ending downward spiral. Against this tale of woe, the career of James Morrison has been a tale of triumphant achievement…