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Dave Panichi/New York Jazz Orchestra

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PARADIGM ( 8/10 Some people do get to realise their dreams. In 2017 trombonist Dave Panichi flew from Sydney back to New York, where he had been based for many years, and assembled the New York Jazz Orchestra to record music he wrote and arranged. Panichi, whose past includes stints with the bands of Buddy […]


Manet – Portraying Life DVD

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(Select Audio Visual) This outstanding documentary centres on the recent exhibition of Manet’s portraiture hosted by London’s Royal Academy of Arts. Fifty paintings of this great precursor of impressionism were assembled, many of which we are shown in considerable detail with expert assessment. Manet, the man of ideas, is analysed as much as Manet the […]