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JAZZ SCRAPBOOK

Australia, 1983 (MIFF 1983)

Director: Nigel Buesst

The origins of jazz in Australia, a rambling collage of the people and places which were part of the great jazz revival in Melbourne, and a glimpse into the Forties and Fifties, when jazz was the thing.

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