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Todd Hardy / Judy Bailey Session

Jul 24, 2009 Updated Jul 5, 2011

Sydney-based trumpet player Todd Hardy teams up with iconic Australian pianist and composer Judy Bailey on an intimate recording session for ABC Jazz.


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The pair work together regularly in Sydney's diverse jazz scene and enjoyed the opportunity to drop in for this recording.  Here they perform a selection of standards and originals and discuss their approach to working in a duo.

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Producer/Audio Engineer: James Kennedy
Videographers: Claire Frost and Stuart Duncan


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New Zealand born Judy Bailey commenced formal piano studies at the age of ten, obtaining her ATCL (Perf.) qualification just six years later.

During the 1960s, Judy became involved in Sydney’s musical life through regular performances at the legendary El Rocco Jazz Cellar (with the likes of John Sangster, Don Burrows, and Graeme Lyall). Over a period of eight years, Judy was...

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On Oct 17, 2014. 8:47am
LikeJazz said

Oops...Sorry, wrong spot!

On Oct 5, 2014. 3:05pm
Diana Jarrett-Harris said

Brilliant sensitive playing Todd & great choice ...Everything Happens To Me. Was just wondering where Judy Bailey was & there you both were. Thanks.....glad to know you are around.

On Apr 30, 2010. 9:11pm
Margaret Jaco said

Loved all of it, looking out for the CD's but nothing like live music.

On Jan 5, 2010. 11:58pm
Karl Laskowski said

Absolutely sublime playing from two of Australia's finest Jazz musicians. Thankyou Judy and Todd!

On Aug 6, 2009. 10:59am
edb said


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