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Don Burrows: A Celebration of Life Through Jazz (Live)

Digital Season | Streamed from the Joan Sutherland Theatre

On Demand
Genre: Jazz

On the 12th of March an era of Australian music ended with the passing of the Australian jazz icon Don Burrows. Don’t miss the stream of this special tribute concert as we celebrate the life and music of a true national treasure.

Led by lifelong friend James Morrison, this memorable night will be hosted by Ray Martin and feature performances by the likes of Emma Pask, William Barton and more.

Presented by Sydney Opera House

Full show line up:
Judy Bailey – Piano - no longer appearing due to unforeseen circumstances
William Barton - Didgeridoo 
Andy Firth - Calrinet & Sax 
Paul Furniss - Clarinet 
Kevin Hunt – Piano
Ray Martin – MC
Paul McNamara - Piano
James Morrison – Trumpet, Bass Trumpet & Trombone 
John Morrison - Drums 
William Morrison - Guitar 
Emma Pask – Vocals
David Pudney – Double Bass
Gordon Rytmeister – Drums 
Craig Scott - Double Bass
Phil Stack – Double Bass
Special thanks to: 
ABC (Australian Broadcast Corporation) 
Channel 9
James Morrison Enterprises
National Film & Sound Archive of Australia
National Gallery of Australia 
National Library of Australia 
National Portrait Gallery, Canberra
SBS Television

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