Graeme Bell & His Australian Jazz Band
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Graeme Bell & His Australian Jazz Band

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b. 7 September 1914, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Early in the 40s, Bell played piano in local jazz groups with his trumpet-playing brother, Roger Bell. In addition to playing jazz, he was one of the leading promoters of the music in Australia. He was greatly responsible for building a jazz following in the country and by the late 40s he took his band to the UK, where he delighted the local scene, thanks in part to his policy of encouraging young people to dance to his music.... Read more

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