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Record ID 29937
Title Jazz musicians have spot to practise
Source New Zealand herald, 16 May 1964
Location New Zealand music scrapbook - Central City Special Collections (NZ) 780.08 N51, v 2 p 142
Abstract Lewis Eady Ltd and the night club, Top 20, have set up two projects to encourage local jazz musicians. Lewis Eady is funding a drum contest called the Premier Drum Award, whilst the club provides a venue, not only for the contest, but for budding players to gather, make music and receive instruction from established musicians.
Subjects Lewis Eady Ltd; Top 20 (Venue); Premier Drum Award; Contests; Branch, Don; Simpson, Barrie


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Record ID 38506
Title Drum award contest
Source New Zealand herald, 9 December 1967
Location New Zealand music scrapbook - Central City Special Collections (NZ) 780.08 N51, v 5 p 229
Abstract Details of the fourth Premier Drum Award trophy contest sponsored by Lewis Eady Ltd. Winners from the previous years are not eligible to compete.
Auckland star article (see Notes) notes that the competition, for dance band drummers under the age of 22, will not be open to the public.
Event date: 1967
Notes See also Auckland star, 30 November 1967 - Drum contest to be private - in New Zealand music scrapbook, v 5 p 240
Subjects Premier Drum Award; Contests; Drummers (Musicians); Lewis Eady Ltd; Kneebone, Owen; Jackson, Eric; Binns, Peter; Branch, Don; Dunningham, Neil, d.1986


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Record ID 43828
Title Drummer Terry tops 10
Source Auckland star, 20 December 1969
Location New Zealand music scrapbook - Central City Special Collections (NZ) 780.08 N51, v 7 p 248
Abstract Terry Bentley wins the Premier Drum award for Auckland's most promising danceband drummer under 21.
Notes Includes portrait
Subjects Bentley, Terry; Drummers (Musicians); Contests; Premier Drum Award


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Record ID 44376
Title Overseas goes Panmure and NZ's only all girl band
Source South Auckland courier (Eastern Edition) 11 March 1970
Location New Zealand music scrapbook - Central City Special Collections (NZ) 780.08 N51, v 8 p 13
Abstract "The Fair Sect" has now gone overseas to perform.
Notes Includes portrait
Subjects Fair Sect (Musical group); Bands (Music); Aro, Gaylene; Drummers (Musicians); Premier Drum Award; Reid, Fay; Williams, Linda; Bradfield, Mary


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Record ID 45961
Title Trophy won by city drummer
Source New Zealand herald, 21 December 1970
Location New Zealand music scrapbook - Central City Special Collections (NZ) 780.08 N51, v 8 p 250
Abstract Allan Mills is the winner of this year's Premier Drum Award.
Subjects Mills, Allan; Drummers (Musicians); Contests; Premier Drum Award


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Record ID 47371
Title Contest for drummers with dance band skill
Source Auckland star, 11 December 1971
Location New Zealand music scrapbook - Central City Special Collections (NZ) 780.08 N51, v 9 p 174
Abstract Details of the criteria for the Premier Drum Award competition.
Event date: 18 December 1971
Subjects Premier Drum Award; Drummers (Musicians); Contests; Gibson, Frank Harvey, 1946-


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Record ID 47386
Title Young drummer hits top
Source Auckland star, 20 December 1971
Location New Zealand music scrapbook - Central City Special Collections (NZ) 780.08 N51, v 9 p 178
Abstract Fourteen-year-old Martin Allen of Henderson is this year's winner of the Premier Drum Award.
Notes Includes portrait
Subjects Allen, Martin; Drummers (Musicians); Premier Drum Award; Contests


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Record ID 49134
Source Auckland star, 23 December 1972
Location New Zealand music scrapbook - Central City Special Collections (NZ) 780.08 N51, v 10 p 88
Abstract Rock and pop drummer, Gregory Bartlett has won the Premier Drum Award.
Includes career details.
Notes Includes portrait
Subjects Bartlett, Gregory; Drummers (Musicians); Premier Drum Award; Contests; King, Bruce; Bentley, Terry; Wilson, Graeme


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Record ID 54089
Title Drum contest won by a Northcote boy
Source New Zealand herald, 27 December 1975
Location New Zealand music scrapbook - Central City Special Collections (NZ) 780.08 N51, v 12 p 128
Abstract Sixteen drummers entered the 1975 Premier Drum contest, whch was won by 14 year old Ian Gilroy/
Subjects Premier Drum Award; Drummers (Musicians); Contests; Lewis Eady Ltd; Gilroy, Ian
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