Kōrero: Jazz and dance bands

Mavis Rivers and Crombie Murdoch, around 1963

Mavis Rivers and Crombie Murdoch, around 1963

Internationally known singer Mavis Rivers is seen recording with the Crombie Murdoch Trio at the NZBC's Auckland studios in about 1963. Murdoch, on piano, is accompanied by Don Branch on drums and Lester Still on bass. Both Rivers and Murdoch performed at New Zealand's first jazz festival, held in Auckland on 7 August 1950.

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Auckland Libraries
Reference: Footprints 02523
Photograph by Alton Francis

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Courtesy of Mrs Diane Francis

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Chris Bourke, 'Jazz and dance bands - Jazz in and after the Second World War', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/44950/mavis-rivers-and-crombie-murdoch-around-1963 (accessed 24 July 2024)

He kōrero nā Chris Bourke, i tāngia i te 22 Oct 2014