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10:01 Variations in F. – Meyrick Alexander, bass; John Wallace, tpt; Philharmonia O/Christopher Warren-Green.
10:26 Tone poem: Fever (1915). – Robert Gambill, ten; Volker Worlitzsch, vn; Hanover Radio PO/Klauspeter Seibel.
Vale Bob Barnard AM: 1933-2022
Jazz Program Highlights Tributes
Australian trumpeter and cornetist, Bob Barnard has died at 88. A jazz icon has passed, but we are the richer for his life. He grew up in a Melbourne musical family and continued to pass down his knowledge and experience to his children and even his grandchildren, which included our FineMusic Artist-In-Residence, pianist Casey Golden.
He started playing cornet at 12, because the family band (led by his mother Kath Barnard) needed a trumpeter. But he was also deeply impressed by a record of Muggsy Spanier, as well as Louis Armstrong, Bix Beiderbecke, Sidney Bechet, Bunk Johnson and Graeme Bell. He toured New Zealand and Papua New Guinea … … …