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THE AUSTRALIAN

The Australian has been Australia’s national newspaper since 1964. This folder contains reviews and articles written by Eric Myers and published in The Australian since September, 2015. Text published in the newspaper is reproduced here, with the addition of photographs which may or may not have appeared in The Australian. Readers can click on the INDEX button for a list of reviews or articles in this folder.

 
 John Pochée

John Pochée

TEN PART INVENTION: JOHN POCHÉE 75TH BIRTHDAY CONCERT

Reviewed by Eric Myers

The Australian, September 12, 2015

The national treasures in Australian jazz are disappearing. Graeme Bell died in 2012, at 97; Bernie McGann, 76, in 2013; Allan Browne, 70, in 2015. Don Burrows, just turned 87, is in a nursing home.  Thankfully another treasure, just as significant, the great drummer and bandleader John Pochée, is still with us...       

 Jane Bunnett

Jane Bunnett

JANE BUNNETT &  MAQUEQUE

Article by Eric Myers

The Australian, October 28, 2015

Sparking a Cuban evolution: Jane Bunnett hopes to inspire young women with her latest collaboration. In recent times, Jane Bunnett has established herself as one off the most celebrated talents in Canadian jazz…

 Wynton Marsalis

Wynton Marsalis

WYNTON  MARSALIS & THE LINCOLN CENTER JAZZ ORCHESTRA

Reviewed by Eric Myers

The Australian, February 26, 2016

It is about 30 years since a precocious American trumpeter Wynton Marsalis, having won Grammys in both jazz and classical music, divided the jazz world with his controversial opinions...