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The Australian Jazz Quartet (AJQ), also known as the Australian Jazz Quintet, was a jazz group active in the 1950s, best known for collaborations with Dave Brubeck, Gerry Mulligan and Carmen McRae.

The group was formed in 1953 by three Australians and one American. The group was unusual in that it featured bassoon, flute, and vibraphone along with the more conventional jazz instruments, saxophone, piano, bass, and drums. Australians Errol Buddle (bassoon and tenor saxophone), Bryce Rohde (piano), and Jack Brokensha (vibraphone and percussion) arrived in Windsor, Canada during 1952–1953. These three planned to form a group and tour the US, but visa difficulties initially prevented this, so they settled down to local work in Windsor. Then, Phil McKellar, a Jazz DJ at CBE Windsor, arranged for them to record radio programs and for Brokensha and Rohde to play at the Killaney Castle in downtown Windsor. This led to Brokensha appearing
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AUSTRALIAN JAZZ QUARTET / QUINTET The Australian Jazz Quartet (BCP 1031) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Australian Jazz Quartet (BCP 1031)
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AUSTRALIAN JAZZ QUARTET / QUINTET The Australian Jazz Quartet ‎(BCP 39) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Australian Jazz Quartet ‎(BCP 39)
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AUSTRALIAN JAZZ QUARTET / QUINTET At The Varsity Drag album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
At The Varsity Drag
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AUSTRALIAN JAZZ QUARTET / QUINTET The Australian Jazz Quintet +1 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Australian Jazz Quintet +1
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AUSTRALIAN JAZZ QUARTET / QUINTET Selections Of Rogers And Hammerstein Interpreted By The Australian Jazz Quintet (aka Plays The Best Of...Six Broadway Musical Hits) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Selections Of Rogers And Hammerstein Interpreted By The Australian Jazz Quintet (aka Plays The Best Of...Six Broadway Musical Hits)
Cool Jazz 1957
AUSTRALIAN JAZZ QUARTET / QUINTET Modern Jazz Performance Of Kurt Weill's Three Penny Opera album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Modern Jazz Performance Of Kurt Weill's Three Penny Opera
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AUSTRALIAN JAZZ QUARTET / QUINTET Free Style album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Free Style
Cool Jazz 1959

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The Australian Jazz Quartet
Cool Jazz 1956

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