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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.

 
 Terri Lyne Carrington

Terri Lyne Carrington

MUSICAL MASTER BANGS DRUM FOR SOCIAL CHANGE

by Eric Myers

The Australian, May 30, 2018

American drummer Terri Lyne Carrington arrives for the Melbourne International Jazz Festival this week. It’s her third visit to Australia, and much anticipated by her growing army of fans. She brings with her, for the first time, her usual performing group, the five musicians who make up the oddly named sextet Social Science…

 Branford Marsalis  Photo Credit Hans Speekenbrink

Branford Marsalis

Photo Credit Hans Speekenbrink

MELBOURNE INTERNATIONAL JAZZ FESTIVAL

by Eric Myers

The Australian, June 6, 2018

Some  Melburnians have long claimed that their city is the “jazz capital of Australia”. This world-class festival, featuring an unprecedented  array of international and local artists in many venues throughout the city, has finally given some credence to this ambitious notion…

 

 Miroslav Bukovsky

Miroslav Bukovsky

GROOVE IS IN THESE VETERANS' HEARTS

by Eric Myers

The Australian, July 31, 2018

Miroslav Bukovsky’s group Wanderlust is now over 25 years old. It’s a reminder of the 1985-1995 decade, a golden age in Sydney jazz, during which an outstanding generation of musicians emerged.  Many of them, invariably bandleaders themselves, are in Wanderlust, and are now at the top of their game. On Friday night their vast experience showed in the music...