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Jul
18
2013

Renee Geyer

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Concert Hall, July 14 She steamed on stage with the sort of feistiness that league players save for Origin games, and dared us to argue that Peace And Understanding Is Hard To Find. Then she throttled I Wanna Be Around with something of the conviction of the old Renee Geyer, and one began to think […]

Jul
18
2013

Allan Browne Trio

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Sound Lounge, July 13 With Marc Hannaford soon off to New York indefinitely here was a last chance for Sydneysiders to hear this exceptional Melbourne band in its current guise. Hannaford is among the most versatile, distinctive, imaginative and musically well-read of all Australian jazz pianists. Combining his questing mind with Allan Browne’s warmth and […]

Jul
16
2013

The Pinks

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Blue Beat, July 12 Where George Harrison’s guitar gently wept, Reg Mombassa’s gnashes its teeth. The one he uses for playing slide is bright red: the colour of habanero chillies, war wounds and prostitutes’ lipstick. It howls and shrieks, protests and laments, and yet all the time is slyly celebrating, like a bloke on borrowed […]

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