More from the Australian Jazz Museum

More from the Australian Jazz Museum
The Australian Jazz Museum is proud to present How Ya Gonna Keep ‘Em Down on the Farm, an online exhibition on John and Shirley Ansell, ‘The Country Jazz Couple.’Our second online exhibition of 2022 celebrates the talent, resilience, community-mindedness and leadership of John and Shirley Ansell. John and Shirley met and married in 1947 and were the backbones to two of regional Australia’s most successful jazz bands: the Cootamundra Jazz Band and the Riverina Jazz Band.We invite you to look through this heart-warming exhibition, listen to their classic tracks and share in the joy John and Shirley felt for jazz. https://www.ajm.org.au/?page_id=14666 Image description: black and white image of the Cootamundra Jazz Band posing with their instruments. John is holding a trumpet and Shirley has her hands on her lap. Background is orange, yellow and blue with the exhibition title in white.This exhibition was curated by Jessie Tudor with assistance from Ralph Powell, Margaret Anderson and David Canterford. Audio files prepared by Ken Simpson-Bull and presentation by Robert Ayres.Visit or volunteer at Australian Jazz Museum! We are open Tuesdays 10am-3pm, with group tours available for 2023.Call: 03 9800 5535Email: info@ajm.org.au️🪕🥁️🕵️#jazz #australianjazz #australianjazzmuseum #history #vintage #riverinajazzband #cootamundrajazzband #johnansell #shirleyansell #countryjazz #canberrajazzclub
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