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Bernie McGann Quartet at Wangaratta 2012

Nov 3, 2012 Updated Oct 25, 2013

Bernie McGann has been performing regularly with this all-star lineup. Hear Bernie and Paul Grabowsky's chat backstage at Wangaratta 2012.


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In the band

Bernie McGann; alto
Paul Grabowsky; piano
Jonathan Zwartz; bass
Tim Firth; drums

Interview: Jessica Nicholas
November 2, 2012
Wangaratta Festival of Jazz


Artist Biography


Bernard Francis "Bernie" McGann (22 June 1937 - 17 September 2013) was an Australian jazz alto saxophone player. He began his career in the late 1950s and remained active as a performer, composer and recording artist until near the end of his life. Born in Granville, New South Wales, in Sydney's western suburbs, McGann first came to prominence as part of a loose alliance of modern jazz musicians...

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