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Jazz in Winter - 2015

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May 6, 2015 Updated May 22, 2015

Jazz festival season is upon us yet again! Here are some of the highlights of festivals happening around the nation this winter.

Some of the festival highlights from around Australia this winter...

Melbourne International Jazz Festival: May 28 - June 7
- Chick Corea & Herbie Hancock duo
- Pharoah Sanders
- Joe Lovano
- Dee Dee Bridgewater with the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra
- Kurt Elling with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra

The Stonnington Jazz Festival: May 14 - May 24
- A tibute to Kerrie Bidell
- Julian Wilson
- Andra Keller and Miroslav Bukovsky's 'Komeda Project'

Capital Jazz Project, Canberra: May 30 - June 8
- Eric Harland's Voyager
- Miroslav Bukovsky's 'Black + White'
- Gian Slater's 'Maya'

Western Australia
Perth International Jazz Festival: May 29 - May 31
- Richard Bona
- Troy Roberts
- Jonathan Zwartz
- Barney McAll and ASIO (Australian Symbiotic Improvisers Orbit)

New South Wales
SIMA International Winter Series: May 27 - June 13
- The Bad Plus
- Miguel Zenon with the Jazzgroove Mothership Orchestra
- Marc Hannaford
- Taylor Eigsti and the Rueben Bradley Trio

Brisbane International Jazz Festival: June 3 - June 7
- Tord Gustavsen Quartet
- Kristin Berardi, Sean Foran and Rafael Karlen
- Artur Dutkiewicz Trio (Poland)
- Near East Quartet (South Korea)
- Hiroyuki Minowa Trio (Japan) w/ Bruce Woodward and Melissa Forbes

Many of these artists will be doing side-shows and visiting multiple festivals/cities, so be sure to check on their websites for more.


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