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History of jazz in Australia.

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History of jazz in Australia.

  • Published by Centre for Studies in Australian Music — 1996 [Australia's Heritage in Sound: AHS 05] — 2 CDs
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History of Jazz in Australia. (AHS 05 - 2 CDs) with 59-page booklet.

Australia has made a major contribution to the international jazz scene. With recordings dating from between 1925 and 1989, this compilation provides a comprehensive overview of the development of the genre in Australia. Compiled and with booklet by Ron Wills OAM, a key figure in the Australian recording industry for half a century. A reviewer and critic of jazz for Music Maker and Tempo from 1930-52, he worked for Columbia Records from 1940, EMI from 1950, and RCA from 1964-78. His collection of jazz 78 rpm records is now in the National Film and Sound Archive of Australia.

* Ray Tellier's San Francisco Orchestra, Yes Sir That's My Baby (1925)
* Sidney Simpson and his Wentworth Cafe Orchestra, Freshie (1926)
* The Palais Royal Californians, Milenberg Joys (1926)
* Al Hammett and his Ambassadors Orchestra, How Could Red Riding Hood (1926)
* Jim Davidson and his New Palais Royal Orchestra, Forty-Second Street and Original Dixieland One Step (1933)
* Frank Coughlan and his Trocadero Orchestra, It Don't Mean a Thing (1937)
* Dudley Cantrell and his Grace Grenadiers, Harlem Heat (1937)
* Don Roberts' Wolf Gang, Ja Da (1943)
* Graeme Bell's Dixieland Six, Georgia Bo Bo (1944)
* George Trevare's Jazz Group, Back to Croajingalong (1945)
* Graeme Bell and his Dixieland Band, Smoky Mokes (1947)
* Lazy Ade and his Backroom Jazz, The Jazz Parade (1947)
* The Southern Jazz Group, Red Hot Henry Brown (1947)
* Les Welch and his 8 Beat Boys, King's Cross Boogie (1949)
* Frank Coughlan and his Lucky Seven, That Da Da Strain (1950)
* Rex Stewart and his Sydney Six, Oh! Lady be Good (1949)
* Frank Johnson and his Fabulous Dixielanders, Daily Jazz (1950)
* Wocka Dyer and his Bacchanalians, Ice Cream (1950)
* The Barrelhouse Jazz Band, Ole Broke-Up Stomp (1949)
* Graeme Bell and his Australian Jazz Band, Nog's March (1952)
* The Paramount Jazz Band, S.O.L. Blues (1956)
* The Port Jackson Jazz Band, I'm Confessin' that I Love You (1957)
* The Music Maker All Stars, Ockeration (1957)
* The Australian All Stars, Ka Link (1959)
* Bob Gibson and his Orchestra, Theme from McRobertsonland (1960)
* The Bob Gibson Sextet, Old Gold (1960)
* The Three Out, Little Niles (1960)
* The Errol Buddle Quartet, In Vino Veritas (1963)
* Frank Coughlan and his Dixielanders, When the Saints go Marching In (1965)
* Graeme Bell and his All-Stars, A Brown Slouch Hat (1967)
* The Bernie McGann Quartet, Spirit Song (1967)
* Galapagos Duck, Rhino Rag (1985)
* Merv Acheson and his Mainstreamers, If I Had You (1986)
* The Dave Dallwitz Sydney Big Band, Milenberg Joys (1986)
* The Don Burrows Quintet, Now is the Time (1986)
* The George Golla Orchestra, Don't Get Around Much Any More (1986)
* The Morrison Brothers Big Bad Band, A Night in Tunisia and Stompin' at the Savoy (1984)
* The Dave Dallwitz Good Time Jazz Orchestra, Wagga Wagga (1989).

Contents note: Disc 1: Yes sir that's my baby / Ray Tellier's San Fransisco Orchestra -- Freshie / Sidney Simpson and his Wentworth Cafe Orchestra -- Milenberg joys / The Palais Royal Californians -- How could Red Riding Hood / Al Hammett and his Ambassadors Orchestra -- Forty Second Street ; Original Dixieland One Step / Jim Davidson and his New Palais Royal Orchestra -- It don't mean a thing / Frank Coughlan and his Trocadero Orchestra -- Harlem heat / Dudly Cantrell and his Grace Grenadiers -- Ja da / Don Roberts' Wolf Gang -- Georgia Bo Bo / Graeme Bell's Dixieland Six -- Back to Croajingalong / George Trevare's Jazz Group -- Smokey Mokes / Graeme Bell and his Dixieland Band -- The jazz parade / Lazy Ade and his Backroom Jazz -- Red Hot Henry Brown / The Southern Jazz Group -- Kings' Cross boogie / Les Welch and his 8 Beat Boys -- That da da strain / Frank Coughlan and his Lucky Seven -- Oh! Lady be good / Rex Stewart and his Sydney Six -- Daily jazz / Frank Johnson and his Fabulous Dixielanders -- Ice cream / Wocka Dyer and his Bacchanalians -- Ole broke-up stomp / The Barrelhouse Jazz Band -- Nog's march / Graeme Bell and his Australian Jazz Band -- S.O.L. blues / The Paramount Jazz Band -- I'm confessin' (That I love you) / The Port Jackson Jazz Band -- Disc 2: Ockeration / The Music Maker All Stars -- Ka link / The Australian All Stars -- Theme from McRobertsonland / Bob Gibson and his Orchestra -- Old gold / Bob Gibson Sextet -- Little niles / The Three Out -- In vino veritas / The Errol Buddle Quartet -- When the saints go marching in / Frank Coughlan and his Dixielanders -- A brown slouch hat / Graeme Bell and his All-Stars -- Spirit song / Bernie McGann Quartet -- Rhino rag / Galapagos Duck -- If I had you / Merv Acheson and his Mainstreamers -- Milenberg joys / The Dave Dallwitz Sydney Big Band -- Now is the time / Don Burrows Quintet -- Don't get around much anymore / George Golla Orchestra -- A night in Tunisia ; Stompin' at the Savoy / Morrison Brothers Big Bad Band -- Wagga Wagga / Dave Dallwitz Good Time Jazz Orchestra.

This product forms part of the following series: Soundabout Australia series.

Includes original recordings made between 1925 and 1989.

Liner notes include notes on the recordings and performers.


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