McGann LIVE 81 / 83
Two of the most prized possessions in my collection of albums, CDs and cassettes are recorded performances of the late great saxophonist, Bernie McGann.
I was also most fortunate to be on stage for both of these outstanding events, one in Sydney for the Qantas International Jazz Festival, the other at the RMIT Glasshouse Theatre for Martin Jackson's Melbourne Jazz Cooperative. Over the years I have played my copies to numerous jazz musicians and enthusiasts - all with the same response: 'this should be made available to listeners everywhere".
Well now it is, with the blessing of all surviving participants, Chuck Yates, Ray Martin, Bob Sedergreen, Horst Liepolt, Colin Jones and Martin Jackson.
Please enjoy… Ted Vining
Born in 1937, alto saxophonist Bernie McGann grew up in Sydney and played drums as a teenager. He picked up the saxophone relatively late, at the age of 18. From early gigs with a jazz trio in a Sydney club in the 1950s, McGann gradually progressed to become a highly respected figure in the Australian jazz community.
- Bernie McGann · alto saxophone
- Chuck Yates · piano · tracks 1—3
- Ray Martin · bass · tracks 1—3
- Ted Vining · drums
- Bob Sedergreen · piano · tracks 4—7
- Barry Buckley · bass · tracks 4—7
- The Ted Vining Trio · tracks 4—7
Where to buy
- List price
- $25.00 AUD
- Total playing time
- 79 minutes 11 seconds
- Release date
- September 2016
- © 2016 Move Records
- ℗ 2016 Move Records
- Catalogue number
- MD 3411
- EAN 9145743411261