Sydney's 42nd Street - Glebe
Monday, 16 July 2012 19:19
'Three bands on the same street?' he says excitedly of the string of gigs stirring along the road as we speak. 'It’s like 42nd Street or something. It’s fantastic.'
He is only half-joking. It is 10pm, and I am talking with Sydney jazz guitarist Steve Brien. We sit in a small, cosy, scarlet-lit bar in Glebe. Steve, partly tongue in cheek, has compared Glebe Point Road to the bustling, fervent jazz strips of 1930s and 1940s New York. ...
Extract from Jazz Planet, an Extempore publication