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McGann, Bernie (<i>born</i> 1937), alto saxophonist

John Shand

in Grove Music Online

Volume Grove Music Online - The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz, 2nd edition, issue Published in print January 2002 |
Published online January 2003 | e-ISBN: 9781561592630

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(b Sydney, 22 June 1937). Australian alto saxophonist. Initially influenced by Paul Desmond, he began working in Sydney in the late 1950s with John Pochée – a musical relationship which continued through the 1990s. In 1963 he moved to New Zealand and played with Dave MacRae both there and in Melbourne the following year, by which time he was developing the distinctively dry, abrasive sound of his mature years. Back in

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