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    Duke Ellington on Midday Jazz

    On Midday Jazz on Monday 2 September Neil will feature the great Duke Ellington orchestra of 1940/41 and vocal contributions from Kay Starr and Nat King Cole. READ MORE ABOUT MIDDAY JAZZ  

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    Django Reinhardt on Midday Jazz

    Guitarist Django Reinhardt remained in France during WW2. Neil will feature tracks from the Quintette (different from the classic 1930’s one) The program will also include items from the late 1930’s Lionel Hampton groups, Jelly Roll Morton piano solos and…

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    Midday Jazz with Neil Macbeth

    Neil will begin today’s program with some later Louis Armstrong small groups from 1928 and also include material from the Bill Harris sextet from 1957, Bunny Berigan’s big band the Soprano Summit of 1992 and a few vocals from Barbara…

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    Midday Jazz Monday

    On today’s, show Neil will continue with items from some of the great jazz guitarists plus Eddie Condon’s All Stars, George Wettling’s Dixielanders and vocals from Barbara Lea.  Did you know George Wettling was a drummer who even played with…

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    Live and Local on Midday Jazz

    In today’s program Neil will play tracks from local artists Paul Furniss, Mike Hallam and Helen Fenton plus some rags from Harold Fabricant and vocals from Smacka Fitzgibbon. READ MORE ABOUT MIDDAY JAZZ MONDAY 

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    Midday Jazz

    On today’s show Neil will feature tracks from some of the great jazz guitarists, plus some vocals from Lee Wiley and instrumentals from the Eddie Condon All Stars. Did you know Eddie Condon was a professional musician by the age…

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    Neil’s Bag on Midday Jazz

    Neil Macbeth is in holiday mode so today will be a really mixed affair, with contributions from Cleo Brown, Ruby Braff, Jay McShann, Fats Waller and others. Let’s have a party! READ MORE ABOUT MIDDAY JAZZ MONDAY

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    Midday Jazz With Neil

    Neil Macbeth promises not to disappoint with more of all Australian Midday Jazz with tracks from the Australian Jazz Museum’s Cds “Jazz of the 40’s” and “1960’s EPs” plus some from Greg Poppleton and Bob Barnard’s 2000 Jazz Party. READ MORE…

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    The Williamses on Midday Jazz

    Neil Macbeth will be dedicating this program to a number of jazz greats who share the name Williams (though not related).  Specifically, we have Clarence, Cootie, Mary Lou, Claude and Joe. READ MORE ABOUT MIDDAY JAZZ MONDAY

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    Bix ‘N Bing on Midday Jazz

    Neil Macbeth will highlight tracks recorded by a young Bing Crosby with the Paul Whiteman Orchestra which at that time included musicians such asBix Beiderbecke and Frank Trambauer plus a continuation of items from small groups led by clarinettist Jimmie…