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Issue Details: First known date: 1946... no. 10 December 1946 of Angry Penguins Broadsheet est. 1946 Angry Penguins Broadsheet
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  • Cover photograph of jazz musicians Morris Goode and Roger Bell
  • Contains: 'Souvenir Programme of Australia's First Jazz Convention"
  • Contains an announcement of the closure of the publishing firm Reed & Harris, publishers of Angry Penguins and Angry Penguins Broadsheet, due to lack of financial resources. These publications were returned to Max Harris, who had bought Angry Penguins to Reed & Harris when the firm was founded.


* Contents derived from the 1946 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Introduction : Jazz in Australia, Graeme Bell , single work essay
Gives a brief history of what he calls 'authentic New Orleans jazz' in Australia. Describes the planning of the proposed jazz convention to be held in Melbourne in December, 1946
(p. 2)
A Day With the Duke, Inez Cavanagh , single work biography
Cavanagh relates a series of anecdotes about the idiosyncratic life of Duke Ellington and describes a day spent with him and his attendants.
(p. 3 - 7)
Reply to Inez Cavanagh, Roger Bell , single work essay
A critical comment on Cavanagh's article on Duke Ellington, which Bell read before publication. His criticisms are directed primarily towards her views on jazz.
(p. 8)
The Development of Orchestral Jazz, Charles Fox , single work prose
Describes what he sees as the degeneration of jazz from its New Orleans roots. Criticises the rise of what he calls orchestral jazz, involving the introduction of written orchestrations and increased instrumentation. Offers critical comments on many jazz bands from the beginning of the twentieth century.
(p. 9 - 12, 17 - 20)
Jazz Convention Programme, single work non-fiction
Programme for Australia's first jazz convention, which was to run from Thursday 26 November to Monday 30 December. Venue was the Eureka Hall, 104 Queensberry Street, North Melbourne; Patron: American pianist Art Hodes.
(p. 13 - 16)
The Pure Stream : A Theory of Jazz Development, Tom Pickering , single work essay
Argues that 'true' jazz has been debased by popular forms such as jive and swing. Discusses a number of New Orleans jazz players and those who came later, including Australian players of 'authentic' jazz.
(p. 21 - 25)
Podium Pedagogue, Frederic Jr Ramsey , single work biography
Interview with Brazilian composer and conductor, Heitor Villa-Lobbs, who declared on a visit to the U.S. that he enjoyed American jazz.
(p. 25 - 27)

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