Jazz losing time to capitalism's bebop

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A great festival success deserves stability. Instead Wangaratta Jazz has lost both triennial funding and visionary leadership.

While all creative artists are primed for the ups and downs of taste, recognition, income and the like — it just goes with the territory — for Australian artists who play music, this territory has become a really slippery slope. ACDC’s rock might be firmly anchored at the summit of Aussie culture, but most of us roll like Sisyphus.

Andy Sugg

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