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#abcjazzhands - 2015 Melbourne International Jazz Experience

Dee Dee Bridgewater Live
Apr 20, 2015 Updated May 21, 2015

Here's your chance to win tickets, airfares and accommodation to the 2015 Melbourne International Jazz Festival.

Please note that this competition closed on May 8, 2015.  Thanks for your entires!

One of the flagship events in the Australian jazz calendar is the Melbourne International Jazz Festival (28 May–7 June 2015), and this year it's going to be bigger than ever, with a host of overseas and Australian artists including Stefano Bollani & Hamilton de Holanda and Dee Dee Bridgewater with the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra:

See our event page here for more details on the full line-up.

ABC Jazz and RN, in partnership with the Melbourne International Jazz Festival, are giving you the chance to win an exclusive festival  experience. The prize includes:

- A double pass to Stefano Bollani and Hamilton de Holanda (June 6)
- A double pass to Dee Dee Bridgewater with the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra (June 7)
- Return flights to Melbourne from your nearest Australian capital city
- Two night’s accommodation in Melbourne (June 6-8)

To be in the running, submit a photo depicting your creative interpretation of "jazz hands" by completing the following steps:

1.    post the photo to your Instagram account
2.    tag the photo with the newly launched ABC Jazz Instagram account handle and competition hashtags: @abc_jazz and #abcjazzhands and #melbjazzfest
3.    Fill out the form below with your name, Instagram username, email address and day time phone number.

All photos will be reviewed by a panel here at the ABC, with the winning photo to be published on the ABC Jazz website, Facebook and Twitter pages.

Congatulations to our winner - Peta from Queensland. See her photo below...

NB - email entries must use a .jpg file type.
Terms & Conditions
Only successful applicants will be notified, via the email or phone number supplied on the entry form. Tickets will not be issued. See the full terms and conditions. This competition is now closed.

Entry form

By submitting an entry you accept the Terms And Conditions

Artist Biography


Dee Dee Bridgewater (born May 27, 1950) is an American jazz singer. She is a three-time Grammy Award winning singer-songwriter, as well as a Tony Award - winning stage actress and host of National Public Radio's syndicated radio show JazzSet with Dee Dee Bridgewater. She is a United Nations Ambassador for the Food and Agriculture Organization. Biography: Born Denise Eileen Garrett in Memphis,...

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