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Jason & Chloe Roweth, folk musicians [sound recording] / interviewer, Rob Willis
Bib ID 3096375
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Author
Roweth, Jason, 1969-, Interviewee
 
Access Conditions Access open for research and personal copies; written permission required for public use during the lifetime of the interviewees. 
Description 2004 
3 digital audio tapes (ca. 190 min.) 
Series

Rob Willis folklore collection.

Summary

Folkloric recording.

Chloe Roweth born 1972, in Capetown, South Africa, talks about her childhood and memories of South Africa; her parents; her siblings; listening to a variety of music with her parents; moving to Australia with the family in 1984; the reasons why the family came to Australia; her early days in Australia; her schooling; her feelings about the different culture; writing songs at an early age; meeting Jason, her future husband during second year at University in 1991. Jason born 1969 in Newcastle, talks about his mother and early family life; his childhood memories of music being played, listening to records; being obsessed with music from an early age; making his own musical instruments; composing songs at an early age; topping the music course for HSC at Red Bend Catholic College, Forbes; moving to Sydney in 1986; wanting to be a musician.

Chloe and Jason Roweth talk about their musical influences; meeting each other; playing in various bands; writing songs; making their first CD in 1995; the origin of the name 'Us Not Them'; developing various musical styles; moving to Bathurst and meeting folk musicians; their love of the bush and its music; playing at Bathurst Folk festival and going to various festivals; Chloe learning to play tunes on the mandolin; their attitudes to old songs and the manner of singing them; moving to Jamberoo; playing music in the Illawarra and their involvement with Wongawilli; Chloe's other job as a graphic artist; surviving financially by playing music; looking upon music as a trade; the band "Collector" and its origins; musical directions and their future; their involvement with Ian MacNamarra and ABC radio's 'Australia All Over'; playing on 'Australia All Over' concerts.

Notes

Recorded on Oct. 06, 2004 at Forbes, N.S.W.

Index/Finding Aid Note Timed summary (6 p.) 
Subjects Roweth, Jason, 1969- -- Interviews.  |  Roweth, Chloe, 1972- -- Interviews.  |  Folk musicians -- New South Wales -- Forbes -- Interviews.  |  Folk music -- Australia.
Other authors/contributors Roweth, Chloe, 1972-, Interviewee  |  Willis, Rob, 1944-, Interviewer

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