Melbourne International Jazz Festival

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at The Wheeler Centre

Maria Farantouri

Vocalist Maria Farantouri, in her own Greek-language event, reveals her ongoing determination to make a difference for her country through music and culture. Hosted by Dina Gerolymou.

Please note that this talk will take place in Greek.

Melbourne International Jazz Festival

The 2014 Melbourne International Jazz Festival breezes into town with this series of intimate conversations with the iconic artists gracing this year’s stages. Witness these jazz legends discussing their work, life and the inspiration behind their music.


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Portrait of Dina Gerolymou

Dina Gerolymou

Dina Gerolymou came to Australia from Greece in 1992 carrying a backpack full of poetry books and some music records. She studied journalism, history and education and been a broadcaster/journalist all her professional life in Greece and Australia. She has worked for SBS Radio’s news and current affairs and the Greek language program, as well as Neos Kosmos newspaper.

Melbourne International Jazz Festival

Don’t miss this rare opportunity to enter the minds of the world’s greatest jazz masters. These free masterclasses see the festival’s headline artists discuss and explore their technique, compositions, improvisations and inspirations.


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