Jimmy Little OAM (1937-2012) is an Australian Aboriginal musician whose career has spanned six decades. He says his music has been influenced by Nat King Cole and American country music artist Jim Reeves.
He has been recognised with an Order of Australia Medal, named as a Living National Treasure in 2004 and awarded an honorary doctorate in music as was Peter Sculthorpe. This was in recognition of "Their joint contribution to reconciliation between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians".
Jimmy Little began teaching and mentoring Indigenous music students…
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