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December 2015 - Christmas Edition

Dear friends,

Christmas is drawing near, and here in Australia, December is known as the silly season. It's strange to think that we celebrate Christmas during summer here in the southern hemisphere in the style of northern hemisphere celebrations -…

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November 2015 - Wangaratta Jazz Edition

Dave Goodman Music News
 

Dave Goodman Quartet
We enjoyed playing at Foundry 616 in October. Click the photo for some footage from the gig. We're looking forward to playing the Wangaratta Festival of Jazz & Blues in St Patrick's …Read more

October 2015

Dear friends, 

This month I have some exciting news to tell you about the Dave Goodman Quartet, including discount ticket offers, but first I want to congratulate Australian jazz legends Mike Nock and John Pochée for each reaching their…

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September 2015

Dear friends, 

I trust all is well with you and yours!

Today marks five years since the day that I sent my doctoral thesis away to be marked. It took nearly six years to write, and the final product wound…

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July 2015 - A Tribute to Allan Browne

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I hope you enjoyed June as much as I did! The fun, however, was not enjoyed without loss. The passing of Melbourne's Allan Browne - drummer, improviser, band leader and poet par excellence - cut deeply through Australia's…Read more

Prized for his Talent

Article by Robert Kennard originally appearing in Northern District Times, 17th Nov 2011
  WEST Ryde drumming maestro Dave Goodman (pictured) won a third prize of $2000 in the 2011 National Jazz Awards.   The award comes less…

Musical Exploration of Life

Article by Robert Kennard for Northern District Times, 7th Oct 2011

FOR drumming maestro Dave Goodman, playing music is more than just time-keeping.

“I’m a musician because I think music is the one profession that has everything in…

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