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'Homage' Browne / Anning / Hannaford

Allan Browne
May 19, 2010 Updated Jun 15, 2015

Hear jazz legend Allan Browne discussing the 2010 Bell Award-winning album 'Homage' and reflecting on his 50yr career.


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Jazz-drummer Allan Browne dropped in to ABC Jazz HQ in 2010 to give us an insight on the recording of Homage, which picked up the Bell Award for Best Traditional Jazz Album that year. 

He also shared his experiences growing up as a jazz fan in Australia in the 1960s, and his musical influences from Duke Ellington to Baby Dodds.

Musical excerpts from the interview:
Hotter Than That; from Homage (2009)
Climax Rag; from the George Lewis recording Climax Rag (1943)
Black Tan Fantasy; from Homage (2009)
King Porter Stomp; from Homage (2009)
Prelude To A Kiss; from Homage (2009)

Here's the tracklist from the album:

1. Black and Tan Fantasy (Duke Ellington)
2. King Porter Stomp (Jelly Roll Morton)
3. Im My Solitude (Duke Ellington)
4. Duke Looking Up (Sam Anning)
5. Let's Cool One (Thelonius Monk)
6. Hotter Than That (Louis Armstrong)
7. Prelude To A Kiss (Duke Ellington)
8. Nicholas, Nicholas (Marc Hannaford)

Marc Hannaford; piano
Sam Anning; bass
Allan Browne; drums
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Artist Biography


Allan Vincent Browne OAM (28 July 1944 - 13 June 2015) was an Australian jazz drummer and composer first known for his work in The Red Onion Jazz Band in the 1960s. Browne was awarded the Order of Australia Medal (OAM) in 2013 for service to music as a jazz musician, and to the community.

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