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.

 
 
 John Hoffman  Photo credit Roger Mitchell ausjazz.net

John Hoffman

Photo credit Roger Mitchell ausjazz.net

THE JOHN HOFFMAN BIG BAND

Reviewed by Eric Myers

The Australian, July 8, 1987

In a jazz scene that is crying out for something different to bring in new audiences, the John Hoffman Big Band has provided a real triumph: a contemporary big band jazz suite based on the musical My Fair Lady…

 
 Mark Isaacs

Mark Isaacs

MARK ISAACS TRIO

Reviewed by Eric Myers

The Australian, June 22, 1987

This performance by a jazz trío which is attempting something new, was a delightful one, leaving the audience with warm feelings about music which, in its own way, is quite complex and advanced...

 

 
 Urbie Green

Urbie Green

URBIE GREEN & JULIAN LEE

Reviewed by Eric Myers

The Australian, June 11, 1987

This performance by the trombonist Urbie Green was an unusual one, in that - for a change - it was not marked by a visiting American's effortless dominance over the surrounding Australian musicians...