Eric Myers Jazz

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The Australian

This folder contains a small selection of reviews and articles by Eric Myers, which were published in The Australian between 1983 and 1987. Text published in The Australian is reproduced here, with the addition of photographs which may or may not have appeared in The Australian.

 

 
 
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JAMES MORRISON AT SYDNEY TOWN HALL

Reviewed by Eric Myers

The Australian, November 2, 1987

When a concert featuring local jazz stars virtually fills the Sydney Town Hall, drawing nearly 2,000 people, then there is something unusual happening in what is still a minority art form. The multi-instrumentalist James Morrison has just returned from six months in the US and Europe…

 
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Ralph Sutton

Photo courtesy Australian Jazz Museum

 

 

RALPH SUTTON QUARTET

Reviewed by Eric Myers

The Australian, December 11, 1987

In his first Sydney performance, the American pianist Ralph Sutton played some terrific jazz but for much of the evening it was an uphill battle for him. The first condition to conspire against him was the notoriously noisy Basement audience...

 
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TONY BENNETT

Reviewed by Eric Myers

The Australian, August 4, 1987

In an immaculately smooth opening to his Sydney season American singer Tony Bennett, 61 this week, showed that traditional cabaret, no matter how successful in the past, is now moving with the times...