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RECORD CONDITION CODES
c5 - mint, no scratches, rarely played
c4 - excellent, few if any scatches 
c3 - reasonable, normal wear as expected
c2 - poor, but playable
c1 - badly worn, many scratches, maybe damaged (indicated)
Also: 
s - scanned label, most likely illustrated in specific label section. 

AUSTRALIAN JAZZ LIST    All labels.
There may be a few records of Australian groups in the main Jazz List that could not be specifically identified as Australian groups. Some of the labels here are specifically Australia. Others, such as HMV, are Australian subsidiaries. Labels such as Ampersand, Swaggie, Jazz Art, and John Mystery's New Jazz Series are collectors items in themselves. 

A001 c3 PARLOPHONE   Made in Australia for Parlophone Co.Ltd.
A7840 (CE13705).  HOOK, LINE AND SINKER (Baker). Lazy Ade's Late-Hour Boys with Humphrey Lyttelton on trumpet.  G.Bell, piano. H.Lyttelton, trumpet. P.Roberts, clarinet. Ade Monsborough, alto sax. Roger Bell, washboard. B.Baker, banjo. L.Silberstein, tuba.
A7840 (CE13706).  BACKROOM JOYS (A.Monsborough). Ibid except L.Silberstein, string bass. 

A002 c3 PARLOPHONE   Made in Australia for Parlophone Co.Ltd.
A7758 (A832).  RAIN  (Eugene Ford).  Frank Johnson and his Fabulous Dixielanders.
Frank Johnson, cornet. Geoff Kitchen, clarinet. Warwick Dyer, trombone. Ian Burns, piano. Wes Brown, drums. Bill Tope, banjo. John Connelly, bass. 
A7758 (A833).  HILARITY MARCH (Frank Johnson).  Ibid.

A003 c3 AMPERSAND Ampersand Records, Melbourne.  [Red vinyl]
32 (HW29).  HOBO SONG. Recorded Hobart, 3rd September 1950.  Tom Pickering's Good Time Music.
Col Wells, trumpet. Bennie Cubis, trombone. Tom Pickering, clarinet. Keith Stackhouse, piano. Geoff Sweeney, guitar. Ron Roberts, bass. Ced Pearcee, drums. 
32 (HW31).  RED HACKLE (Pickering). Ibid.

A004 c3 PARLOPHONE   Made in Australia for Parlophone Co.Ltd.
A7737 (A819).  ORIGINAL SLOW DRAG  (Frank Johnson).  Frank Johnson and his Fabulous Dixielanders. Wes Brown, drums. Jack Connelly, tuba.  Bill Tope, banjo. Geoff Bland, piano. Warwick 'Wockaa' Dyer, trombone. Geoff Kitchen, clarinet. Ken Evans, 2nd trumpet. Frank Johnson, 1st trumpet.
A7737 (A816).  MISSISSIPPI MUD  (Harry Barris).  Ibid.

A005 c2 AMPERSAND  Ampersand Records, Melbourne. 
14 (M63).  TWO CLARINET BLUES  (Monsborough, Smith).  Recorded Melbourne, 28th June 1947. 
Lazy Ade's Back Room Jazz.  Ade Monsborough, clarinet. Kelly Smith, clarinet. Ian Pearce, trombone. Graeme Bell, piano. Russ Murphy, drums. 
14 (M62).  C 7th STOMP  (Monsborough).  Ibid. 

 A006 c3 AMPERSAND  Ampersand Records, Melbourne. 
33 (HW25).  NELLIE GRAY.  Recorded Hobart, mid 1950.  Col Wells & his Trio
Col Wells, trumpet. Keith Stckhouse, piano. Ced Pearce, drums. Tom Pickering, vocal.
33 (HW24).  BILL BAILEY  Recorded Hobart, mid 1950.  Tom Pickering Trio.  Ibid. 

A007 c3 PARLOPHONE   Made in Australia for Parlophone Co.Ltd.
A7833 (A934).  THEM HAS BEEN BLUES  (Williams).  Len Barnard and his Jazz Band.
Bob Barbnard, trumpet. Len h drums. Frank Traynor, trombone. Tich Bray, clarinet. Bill Frederickson, tuba. Peter Cleaver, banjo. Greg Clarke, piano. 
A7833 (A936).  1919 MARCH  (Trad. arr. L.)  Ibid. 

A008 c2 PARLOPHONE   Made in Australia for Parlophone Co.Ltd.
A7786 (A895).  BLACK AND TAN FANTASY (Ellington).  Graeme Bell and his Australian Jazz Band.
Bell, piano. Ade Monsborough, alto sax. Roger Bell, trumpet. Bentley, trombone. Roberts, clarinet. Silberstein, tuba. Baker, banjo. Sangster, drums. 
A7786 (A894).  ROCKING HORSE RAG  (Graeme Bell).  Graeme Bell, piano solo.

A009 c1 REGAL ZONOPHONE Columbia Graphophone, Sydney.
C25115 (CT2394).  THAT WOODBOURNE STRUT  (Roger Bell)
Graeme Bell and his Dizieland Jazz Band.  Graeme Bell, piano. Roger Bell, cornet. Geoff Kitchen, clarinet. Adrian Monsborough, valve trombone. Russ Murphy, drums. Louis Silbereisen, bass. 
C25115 (CT2393).  THE LIZARD  (Graeme Bell).  Ibid.

 A010 c2 PARLOPHONE   Made in Australia for Parlophone Co.Ltd.
A7776 (CE13213).  WHEN THE SAINTS GO MARCHING HOME  F.& J.McCravy)
Graeme Bell and his Australian Jazz Band. Vocal chorus by the band.
A7776 (CE13215).  BLACK AND WHITE RAG (Botsford)
Graeme Bell's Ragtime Four. Graeme Bell piano solo.

A011 c2 REGAL ZONOPHONE Columbia Graphophone, Sydney.
C25116 (CT2396).  UGLY CHILD  (Brunis). Graeme Bell and his Dizieland Jazz Band.
Graeme Bell, piano. Roger Bell, cornet and vocal. Geoff Kitchen, clarinet. Adrian Monsborough, valve trombone. Russ Murphy, drums. Louis Silbereisen, bass. 
C25116 (CT2397).  SMOKY MOKES  (Holzmann).  Ibid.

A012 c1 PARLOPHONE  Made in Australia for Parlophone Co.Ltd.
A7776 (CE13215).  BLACK AND WHITE RAG  (Botsford). 
Graeme Bell's Ragtime Four. Graeme bell, piano solo.
A7776 (CE 13213).  WHEN THE SAINTS GO MARCHING HOME  (F. & J. McCravy)
Graeme Bell and his Australian Jazz band. Vocal chorus by the band. 

A013 c2 PARLOPHONE  Made in Australia for Parlophone Co.Ltd.
A7726  (A807).  IS THAT THE WAY?  (Ade Monsborough).  Graeme Bell and his Australian Jazz Band.
G.Bell, piano. C.Blott, drums. L.Silbereisen, tuba. J. Varney, banjo. Roger Bell, trumpet. Ade Monsborough, clarinet. I. Pearce, trombone. Vocal chorus by Ade Monsborough. 
A7726. (A804).  CZECHOSLOVAK JOURNEY  (Graeme Bell)
G.Bell, piano. Charlie Blott, drums. Lou Silbereisen, tuba. Jack Varney, banjo. Roger Bell and Ade Monsborough, trumpets. Pixie Roberts, clarinet. Ian Pearce, trombone.

A014 c3 SWAGGIE A. Graeme Bell Product, Sydney.
S2.   IRISH BLACK BOTTOM  (Venables). Graeme Bell's Australian Jazz Band.Roger Bell, Adrian Monsborough, trumpets. Pixie Robeerts, clarinet. Johnny Rich, trombone. Graeme Bell, piano. Bud Baker, banjo. Lou Silbereisen, tuba. Jack Banston, drums. Recorded 3 March 1950
S2.   AT A GEORGIA CAMP MEETING (Kwerry Mills). Ibid. Recorded 3 March 1950. 

A015 c3 PARLOPHONE  Made in Australia for Parlophone Co.Ltd.
A7724 (A806).  FREE MAN'S BLUES  (Jack Varner).  Graeme Bell and his Australian Jazz Band. Graeme Bell, piano. C.Blott, drums. L.Silbereisen, bass. J.Varney, guitar. Roger Bell and Ade Monsborough, trumpets. P.Roberts, clarinet. I. Pearce, trombone.. Vocal chorus by Ade Monsborough.
A7724 (A803).  CHICKEN AND ALMONDS (Graeme Bell).  Ibid except Ade Monsborough, trumpet and clarinet.

A016 c3 PARLOPHONE   Made in Australia for Parlophone Co.Ltd.
A7735 (A820).  I'VE GOT WHAT IT TAKES (Clarence Williams).  Frank Johnson and his Fabulous Dixielanders. Frank Johnson, 1st trumpet. Geoff Kitchen, clarinet. Warwick Dyer, trombone. Ian Burns, piano. Wes Brown, drums. Bill Tope, banjo. John Connelly,tuba.  Geoff Bland, piano. Ken Evans, 2nd trumpet. . 
A7735 (A818).  SOUTHWARD BOUND (Geoff Kitchen).  Ibid.

A017 c3 PARLOPHONE   Made in Australia for Parlophone Co.Ltd.
A7751 (A835).  SWING IT OUT THERE (Geoff Kitchen).  Recorded 7th November 1950.
Frank Johnson and his Fabulous Dixielanders. Frank Johnson, 1st trumpet. Geoff Kitchen, clarinet. Warwick Dyer, trombone. Ian Burns, piano. Wes Brown, drums. Bill Tope, banjo. John Connelly,tuba.  Geoff Bland, piano. Ken Evans, 2nd trumpet. . 
A7751 (A830).  OH BY JINGO  (Von Tilzer). Ibid.

A018 c3 AMPERSAND  Ampersand Records, Melbourne. 
12 (M47).  JUST A CLOSER WALK WITH THEE  (Trad. ).  Recorded Melbourne, 15th June 1947. 
Lazy Ade's Back Room Jazz.  Ade Monsborough, trumpet, clarinet, vocal. Kelly Smith, clarinet. Ian Pearce, trombone. Rex Green, piano. Jack Varney, banjo.
14 (M62).  IS THAT THE WAY? (Monsborough, Turner). Ibid.

 A019 c3 PARLOPHONE   Made in Australia for Parlophone Co.Ltd.
A7805 (A933).  MARYLAND, MY MARYLAND  (Trad. arr. L. Barnard)
Len Barnard and his Jazz Band. Bob Barbnard, trumpet. Len Barnard, drums. Frank Traynor, trombone. Tich Bray, clarinet. Bill Frederickson, tuba. Peter Cleaver, banjo. Greg Clarke, piano. 
A7805 (A937).  NEW ORDLEANS JOYS (Morton).  Ibid. 

A020 c3 PARLOPHONE   Made in Australia for Parlophone Co.Ltd.
A7749 (A826).  CLEVER FELLER   (Ade Monsborough).  Southern Jazz Group.
Bill Munro, 1st trumpet. Ade Monsborough, 2nd trumpet, clarinet), Bruce Gray (clarinet). Dave Dallwitz, trombone. Kevin Allen, piano. Johnny Malpas, banjo. Bob Wright, tuba. Bob Foreman, drums. 
A7749. (A825).  EMU STRUT  (Dave Dallwitz). Ibid.

A021 c3 PARLOPHONE   Made in Australia for Parlophone Co.Ltd.
A7879 (S3333).  BARE FOOT DAYS  (Wilson & Brennan).  Frisco Joe's Good Time Boys.
With Smacka, the Singin' Barman.
A7879 (P-012-A).  HOW 'YA GONNA KEEP 'EM DOWN ON THE FARM (Lewis, Young, Donaldson)
Maggie Fitzgibbon, vocal. With Frico Joe's Good Time Boys. 

A022 c2 PARLOPHONE   Made in Australia for Parlophone Co.Ltd.
A7751 (A835).  SWING IT OUT THERE (Geoff Kitchen). Recorded 7th November 1950.
Frank Johnson and his Fabulous Dixielanders. Frank Johnson, 1st trumpet. Geoff Kitchen, clarinet. Warwick Dyer, trombone. Ian Burns, piano. Wes Brown, drums. Bill Tope, banjo. John Connelly,tuba.  Geoff Bland, piano. Ken Evans, 2nd trumpet. . 
A7751 (A830). OH BY JINGO  (Von Tilzer). Ibid.

A023 c3 PARLOPHONE   Made in Australia for Parlophone Co.Ltd.
A7758 (A833).  HILARITY MARCH (Frank Johnson).  Frank Johnson and his Fabulous Dixielanders.
Frank Johnson, cornet. Geoff Kitchen, clarinet. Warwick Dyer, trombone. Ian Burns, piano. Wes Brown, drums. Bill Tope, banjo. John Connelly, tuba. 
A7751 (A832).  RAIN  (Eugene Ford).  Ibid.

A024 c1 REGAL ZONOPHONE  Made in Australia for Columbia Graphophone (Aust) Pty Ltd.
G25117 (CT2395).  TESSA'S BLUES  (Roger Bell).  Graeme Bell and his Dizieland Jazz Band.
Graeme Bell, piano. Roger Bell, cornet. Geoff Kitchen, clarinet. Adrian Monsborough, valve trombone and clarinet. Russ Murphy, drums. Louis Silbereisen, bass. 
G25117 (CT2398).  SOUTH (Moten, Hayes). Ibid.

A025 c3 PARLOPHONE  Made in Australia for Parlophone Co.Ltd.
A7780 (CE13214).  MUSKRAT RABLE (Kid Ory).  Graeme Bell and his Australian Jazz Band. Graeme Bell, piano. Roger Bell and Ade Monsborough, trumpets. Kanga Bently, trombone. Pixie Roberts, clarinet. Baron Silbereisen, bass, tuba. Bud Baker, banjo. Johnny Sangster, drums. 
A7724 (CE13216).  HIGH SOCIETY  (Steele).  Ibid. 

A026 c3 PARLOPHONE  Made in Australia for Parlophone Co.Ltd.
A7776 (CE13213). WHEN THE SAINTS GO MARCHING HOME  (F. & J. McCravy)
Graeme Bell abd his Australian Jazz Band. Vocal chorus by the band.
A7776 (CE13215). BLACK AND WHITE RAG (Botsford)
Graeme Bell's Ragtime Four. Graeme Bell, piano solo.

A027 sc3 VOGUE RECORDS  Made in England. Recorded Melbourne Australia 8 October 1951.
V2098  (MAG6B0).  WHIP ME WITH PLENTY OF LOVE (Williams).Frank Johnson and His Fabulous Dixielanders. Frank Johnson, cornet. Warwick 'Wocka' Dyer, trombone. Nick Polites, clarinet. John Shaw, piano. Bill Tope, banjo. Jack Connelly, bass. Charlie 'Porky' Blott, drums. 
V0298 (MAG6A).  PALLET ON THE FLOOR  (Arr. Frank Johnson).  Ibid.

A028 c2 PARLOPHONE   Made in Australia
A7786 (A895).  BLACK AND TAN FANTASY (Ellington)
Grame Bell and His Australian Jazz Band. Graeme Bell, piano. Ade Monsborough, alto sax. Roger Bell, trumpet. Bentley, trombone. Roberts, clarinet.  Silbereisen, tuba. Baker, banjop. Sangster, drums.
A7786 (A894).  ROCKING HORSE RAG  (Graeme Bell).  Graeme Bell's Ragtime Four. Graeme Bell, piano solo.

A029 c3 SWAGGIE  A Graeme Bell Product.  Recorded Melbourne 3 March 1950.
S3.  MISSISSIPPI MUD (H.Barris).  Graeme Bell's Australian Jazz band. Roger Bell, Ade Monsborough, trumpets and vocal duo. Pixie Roberts, clarinet. Johnny Rich, trombone. Graeme Bell, piano. Bud Baker, banjo. Lou Silbereisen, tuba. Jack Banston, drums.
S.3  PLAY IT A LONG TIME PAPA  (W.Benton Overstreet).  Ibid.

A030 c4 PARLOPHONE Made in Australia
A7725  (A802).  SHABBY GAL RAG  (Ade Monsborough).  Graeme Bell and His Australian Jazz Band. Graeme Bell, piano. C.Blott, drums. Lou Silbereisen, bass. J.Varney, banjo. Roger Bell and Ade Monsborough, trumpets. Pixie Roberts, clarinet. I.Pearce, trombone. 
A7725  (A805).  OLD MAN'S BEARD  (Roger Bell).  Ibid.

A031 sc3 REGAL ZONOPHONE Columbia Graphophone, Sydney.
G25115 (CT2393).   THE LIZARD  (Graeme Bell).  Graeme Bell and His Dizieland Jazz band. Graeme Bell, piano. Roger Bell, cornet. Geoff Kitchem, clarinet. Adrian Monsborough, valve trombone & clarinet. Russ Murphy, drums. Louis Silbereissen, bass. 
G25115 (CT2394).  THAT WOODBOURNE STRUT  (Roger Bell).  Ibid.

A032 c3 REGAL ZONOPHONE Columbia Graphophone, Sydney.
G25115 (CT2393). THE LIZARD  (Graeme Bell). Graeme Bell and His Dizieland Jazz band. Graeme Bell, piano. Roger Bell, cornet. Geoff Kitchem, clarinet. Adrian Monsborough, valve trombone & clarinet. Russ Murphy, drums. Louis Silbereisen, bass. 
G25115 (CT2394).  THAT WOODBOURNE STRUT  (Roger Bell).  Ibid.

A033 c4 PARLOPHONE  Made in Australia for Parlophone Co.Ltd.
A7724 (A806).  FREE MAN'S BLUES  (Jack Varner).  Graeme Bell and his Australian Jazz Band. Graeme Bell, piano. C.Blott, drums. L.Silbereisen, bass. J.Varney, guitar. Roger Bell and Ade Monsborough, trumpets. P.Roberts, clarinet. I. Pearce, trombone.. Vocal chorus by Ade Monsborough.
A7724 (A803).  CHICKEN AND ALMONDS (Graeme Bell).  Ibid except Ade Monsborough, trumpet and clarinet.

A034 c3 REGAL ZONOPHONE  Made in Australia for Columbia Graphophone, Sydney.
G25116 (CT2396).  UGLY CHILD  (Brunis).  Graeme Bell and His Dixieland Jazz band. Graeme Bell, piano. Roger Bell, cornet. Geoff Kitchen, clarinet. Adrian Monsborough, valve trombone & clarinet. Russ Murphy, drums. Louis Silbereisen, bass.
G25116 (CT2397).  SM?KES (Holzman).  Ibid.

A035 c3 PARLOPHONE  Made in Australia for Parlophone Co.Ltd.
A7776 (CE13213).  WHEN THE SAINTS GO MARCHING IN (F. & J. McCravy). Graeme Bell and His Australian Jazz Band. Vocal chorus  by the Band.    A7776 (CE13215).  BLACK AND WHITE RAG  (Botsford). Graeme Bells Ragtime Four.

A036 c3+ PARLOPHONE  Made in Australia for Parlophone Co.Ltd.
A7776 (CE13213).  WHEN THE SAINTS GO MARCHING IN (F. & J. McCravy). Graeme Bell and His Australian Jazz Band. Vocal Chorus by the Band.    A7776 (CE13215).  BLACK AND WHITE RAG  (Botsford). Graeme Bell's Ragtime Four. Graeme Bell, piano solo.

A037 c3 REGAL ZONOPHONE Made in Australia for Columbia Graphophone, Sydney.
G25117 (CT2395).  TESSA'S BLUES  (Roger Bell).  Graeme Bell and His Dixieland Jazz band. Graeme Bell, piano. Roger Bell, cornet. Geoff Kitchen, clarinet. Adrian Monsborough, valve trombone & clarinet. Russ Murphy, drums. Louis Silbereisen, bass.
G25117 (CT2398).  SOUTH (Moten, Hayes). Ibid.

A038 c4 REGAL ZONOPHONE Made in Australia for Columbia Graphophone, Sydney.
G25117 (CT2398).  SOUTH  (Moten, Hayes).  Graeme Bell and His Dixieland Jazz band. Graeme Bell, piano. Roger Bell, cornet. Geoff Kitchen, clarinet. Adrian Monsborough, valve trombone & clarinet. Russ Murphy, drums. Louis Silbereisen, bass.
G25117 (CT2395).  TESSA'S BLUES  (Roger Bell).  Ibid.

A039 c3+ REGAL ZONOPHONE  Made in Australia by Columbia Graphophone (Aust) Pty Ltd.
G25116 (CT2397).  SMOKY MOKES  (Holzmann). Graeme Bell and His Dixieland Jazz Band. Graeme Bell and His Dixieland Jazz band. Graeme Bell, piano. Roger Bell, cornet. Geoff Kitchen, clarinet. Adrian Monsborough, valve trombone & clarinet. Russ Murphy, drums. Louis Silbereisen, bass.
G25117 (CT2396).  UGLY CHILD (Brunis).  Ibid.

A040 c3+ FIDELITY Fidelity Radio Pty Ltd., Sydney.
FY-1066A.  GIVE ME THE RIGHT  (Glazer, Gold).  Bobby Limb and Band. Vocal: Dawn Lake.
FY-1066B.  ONE MORE TIME (Hill, Henning). Ibid. Vocal: Bobby Limb.

A041 c3 REGAL ZONOPHONE Made in Australia
G25115 (CT2393). THE LIZARD  (Graeme Bell).
Graeme Bell and His Dizieland Jazz band. Graeme Bell, piano. Roger Bell, cornet. Geoff Kitchem, clarinet. Adrian Monsborough, valve trombone & clarinet. Russ Murphy, drums. Louis Silbereisen, bass. 
G25115 (CT2394).  THAT WOODBOURNE STRUT  (Roger Bell). Ibid.

A042  c3 JAZZ ART Obtainable only at Clemens Musical Service, Melbourne.
JA29.  WORN OUT BLUES (Clarence Williams). Frank Johnson's Fabulous Dixelanders. Geoff Kitchen, clarinet. Wes Broiwn, drums. Bill Tope, banjo. Jack Connelly, bass. Geoff Bland, piano. Warwick Dyer, trombone. Frank Johns on, trumpet.
JA29.  TIGER RAG (La Rocca).  Ibid.

A043 c3 JOHN MYSTERY'S NEW JAZZ SERIES [Australia]
NJ1003.  I FOUND A NEW BABY (Williams).  Port Jackson Jazz Band.  K. Flannery, trumpet, leader. R.Cruickshanks, clarinet. R.Rowan, trombone. J.Somerville, piaano. R.Price, guitar, banjo. C.Whitcombe, drums. B.Higginbotham, bass. R.Jackson, tenor. 
NJ1003.  SWEET GEORGIA BROWN (Pinkard).  Ibid. [Record of greeen vinyl.]

A044 c3 PARLOPHONE Made in England. The 1952 Super Rhythm Style Series No.15.
R3514 (CE13552).  BIG WALKABOUT (Baker).  Graeme Bell and His Australian Jazz Band. G.Bell, piaano. R.Bell, trumpet. A.Monsborough, trumpet, clarinet. P.Roberts, tenor sax, clarinet. K.Bentley, trombone. B.Baker, banjo. B.Silbereisen, bass. J.Sangster, drums.
R3514 (CE13664) NULLABOR (Dallwitz).  Ibid.