Antipodean riffs : essays on Australasian jazz /

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Sheffield, South Yorkshire ; Bristol, CT : Equinox Publishing,, United Kingdom,, 296 pages : (2016)

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Australia, History and criticism., Jazz


Includes bibliographical references and index.Demons of discord down under : "Jump Jim Crow" and "Australia's first jazz band" / John Whiteoak, Monash University -- Early jazz in Australia as Oriental exotica / Aline Scott-Maxwell, Monash University -- Got a little rhythm : the Australian influence on swing in New Zealand during the 1930s and 1940s / Aleisha Ward, jazz writer -- Jazz in Adelaide and Melbourne in the Angry penguins decade / Bruce Clunies-Ross, University of Copenhagen -- Cuba Street parade : identity, authenticity and self-expression in contemporary Australasian jazz scenes / Nick Tipping, musician -- How jazz was taken out of the history of Australian music television / Liz Giuffre, University of Technology, Sydney -- Shotgun weddings and Bohemian dreams : jazz, family values and storytelling in Australian film -- Christopher Coady, Sydney Conservatorium of Music, University of Sydney -- Perspectives on the Melbourne International Women's Jazz Festival / Marjorie Louise Denson, Queensland Conservatorium, Brisbane -- A tale of five festivals : a study of five Australian jazz festivals from 2004 to 2014 / Brent Keogh, Macquarie University and University of Technology, Sydney -- 'I wouldn't change skins with anybody' : Dulcie Pitt, Georgia Lee, a pioneering indigenous Australian jazz, blues and community singer / Karl Neuenfeldt, musician -- Lydia in Oz : the reception of George Russell in 1960s Australia / Pierre-Emmanuel Seguin, musician -- Examining the legend and music of Australian saxophonist Frank Smith / Ralph Whiteoak, doctoral student -- Expressive ientity in the voices of three Australian saxophonists : McGann, Sanders, and Gorman / Sandy Evans, Sydney Conservatorium of Music, University of Sydney -- Sex and the Sonic Smorgasbord ? The necks / Jane Galbraith, jazz musician.