George Golla

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2 Saint Marys Road, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia
2 Saint Marys Road Sydney New South Wales 2000 AU

George Golla AM (born 10 May 1935 in Chorzów, Poland) is an Australian jazz guitarist who commenced a long-term working musical partnership with clarinetist/flautist/saxophonist Don Burrows in 1959 that continued for almost forty years.

On 10 June 1985, Golla was made a Member of the Order of Australia, For service to music. In 1987, The George Golla Orchestra won the inaugural ARIA Fine Arts Award category of ‘Best Jazz Album’ for Lush Life.

He toured frequently throughout Australia and at times with international guest support artists such as vibraphonist Gary Burton in the early 1970s. He has had a long association with Brazilian musicians including Luis Bonfa and extensive performance of and many recordings of Latin American-/Brazilian- influenced jazz, including the acclaimed Bonfa Burrows Brazil (The Orchard).

He appeared at both the Montreux Jazz Festival and Newport Jazz Festival in 1972, and has performed at many Australian festivals. He is a frequent contributor at the annual Frankston International Guitar Festival.

Golla continues to perform in and around Sydney where he resides, touring interstate and internationally and recording. He has appeared at many workshops locally, nationally and overseas

 

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Bridge Street & Macquarie Street, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia 0.49 mi
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Bridge Street & Macquarie Street, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia 0.49 mi
Winner of the Inaugural Bell Award For Australian Jazz Musician of The Year 2003 ‘protean,...
Macquarie Street, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia 0.51 mi
Phone: 02 8256 2222Phone: 02 8256 2222
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Sydney NSW 2000, Australia 0.52 mi
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