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This week, we take a listen to some of the great Australian bassists - with music from Tamara Murphy (pic), Sam Anning, Linda Oh and more.

ABC Jazz Picks

The chromatic harmonica plays an important role on Jorgen Emborg's new album, with the pianist joining fellow Dane Mathias Heise.

Artist Pick

Esperanza Spalding

Esperanza Emily Spalding (born October 18, 1984) is an American jazz bassist, cellist and singer, who draws upon many genres in her own... - This text is automatically sourced from Wikipedia, the user-contributed encyclopedia. The ABC is not responsible for the content of external sites.

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Bernie McGann and Paul Grabowsky

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Music from a recent Jazztrack live recording of saxophonist Angela Davis and her quartet at the Melbourne Recital Centre.


Aussie bassist Nick Haywood delves into a set of original tunes as well as some unexpected covers on his new trio album, 'Many Rivers.'

Check out this week's Aussie show, conjured up for those needing a long weekend playlist... and headlined by guitarist Sorcha Albuquerque.

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Enrico Rava

Enrico Rava (born 20 August 1939 in Trieste, Italy), is a prolific jazz trumpeter and arguably one of the best known Italian jazz... - This text is automatically sourced from Wikipedia, the user-contributed encyclopedia. The ABC is not responsible for the content of external sites.

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