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Dick Hughes

School: CBC St Kilda

Year: 1938-45

Genre: Literary - Creative Non-Fiction

Dick Hughes played at the London Jazz Festival in 1954. He was lead singer and pianist in the Port Jackson Jazz Band and played in the Ray Price Quartet and the Dick Hughes Band. He was the first person to play jazz piano at the Sydney Opera House. As jazz journalist for the ABC, he interviewed Billy Holiday and also the Beatles.

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