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Daryl McKenzie Jazz Orchestra: Return Journey

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Return Journey, the fourth recording --and first in four years --by Daryl McKenzie's splendid Jazz Orchestra from Melbourne, Australia, was inspired in part by McKenzie's visit to the States in 2012 wherein he renewed ties with many of his onetime musical mates and colleagues and briefly returned “home" to the University of North Texas in Denton. ...

Daryl McKenzie Jazz Orchestra: It's About Time / Scallywag / Slammin' Joe's

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Delightful discourses from Down Under, courtesy of three high-flying albums by trombonist Daryl McKenzie's intrepid Jazz Orchestra from the merry old land of Oz (more widely known as Australia). The first, It's About Time, was recorded in 2007, the others (Scallywag, Slammin' Joe's) in 2010, when the band was roughly eight years old. Yes, big-band jazz ...