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Highlights from Melbourne 2012

Jun 4, 2012 Updated Jun 22, 2012

The 2012 Melbourne International Jazz Festival ended with a sensational closing performance from Dee Dee Bridgewater. Picture gallery online now.

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2012 MIJF 88 gallery

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Other highlights from the festival include interviews with Luke Howard / Janos Bruneel and Renaud Garcia-Fons and Dr Lonnie Smith.

Artist Biography

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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.

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On Jun 15, 2012. 9:59am
Sydney Paris Jazz said

Dee Dee Bridgewater is an amazing Jazz singer and bravo to the Melbourne Jazz Festival to have invited such a wonderful artist!

On Jun 14, 2012. 2:03pm
Christopher Lynch said

This excellent jazz festival has been a truly outstanding event both musically and culturally. Celebrations of this nature really DO put Melbourne on the world map - in sharp contrast to outrageously expensive car races and other so-called 'special events'! Thankyou once again to the dedicated organisers.

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