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Tempo : the Australian musical news-magazine : dance bands, dancing, radio, films, brass bands, symphony, theatre. (Four issues, 1945)

$120.00 AUD

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Sydney : Tempo, 1945. Four individual issues. Folio newspaper (450 x 300 mm, folded to 300 x 225 mm; pagination varies; illustrated; all issues with foxing to front page, contents clean.

Scarce original issues of this significant Australian entertainment magazine of the 1930s-50s. Each issue is packed with valuable primary source material on Australian jazz, popular and classical musicians, stage and screen actors, and stars of radio. With one exception, the covers feature Australian subjects.

May 1945 (published August 1945). Vol 8, no. 8. Cover: George Trevare’s jazz band

June 1945 (published September 1945). Vol 8, no. 9. Cover: Raymond Cray, leader-arranger of the AWA orchestra

July 1945 (published January 1946). Vol 8, no. 10. Al Royal, radio & night club vocalist

August 1945 (published January 1946). Vol 8, no. 11. Tommy Dorsey (American bandleader)

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