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Jazz Sound Of The Don Burrows Quartet

LP (Item 6587) EMI (Australia), Late 60s — Condition: Used
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An insanely wonderful bit of Australian jazz! This is one of the archetypal albums of Australian jazz – and it features the classic group that included flautist/sax player Don Burrows, along with guitarist George Golla and vibist John Sangster. The players were Australia's best of the 60s – and they gell together in an unbelievably moody mix of jazz that sounds sort of like Cal Tjader's work on Verve, but with a weird spacey sound all of it's own. The songs are nearly all originals – written in a style that's very difficult to describe, but which shows that Australia was capable of developing a rich jazz voice all its own. Titles include "Kaffir Song", "Pink Gin", "De Veras?", and "Hard Sock". (Orange label pressing.)  © 1996-2017, Dusty Groove, Inc.

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