The inaugural meeting of the South Australian Jazz Archive was held on 2nd July, 2003. The organisation is incorporated with a Constitution and is affiliated with the Australian Jazz Museum, and with the National Jazz Archive.
We have already collected a substantial amount of historic jazz-related material and are currently organising displays for public viewing.
To compile and maintain a directory of South Australian jazz archival material pertaining to the origin and development of the various styles of jazz, swing, and ‘hot’ dance music in South Australia to the present day.
The preservation, collection, cataloguing and presentation of all such archival material including particularly relevant performances and recordings by South Australian musicians in South Australia and elsewhere in the world.
JAZZ ARCHIVE MATERIAL WANTED!
Have you any jazz related material that you think would be suitable for the archive and wish to bequeath, donate, loan or have listed on our database?
RECORDED MUSIC – BOOKS/MANUSCRIPTS/PERIODICALS – FILM/VIDEO
POSTERS/PROGRAMS – JAZZ INSTRUMENTS – PHOTOGRAPHS
Contact our Archivist Don Hopgood
Phone: (08) 8186 1782
Tasman Brown AM | Ollie Clark AO | Keith Conlon OAM | Ted Nettelbeck
President/Archivist – Don Hopgood
Vice President – Liz Walter
Secretary – Jane Shoebridge
Treasurer – Kerry Wood
Ben Alekna, Mark Ferguson, Tony Rogers, Yacek Szocinski