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Martha’s Vineyard Jazz Festival

Photos from events during festival held on noted island

John Abbott at book signing during the 2011 Martha's Vineyard Jazz Festival
Jimmy Heath and Antonio Hart in performance at Deon's during the 2011 Martha's Vineyard Jazz Festival
Nnenna Freelon receiving the 1st annual Martha's Vineyard Jazz Festival "Vineguard" award during the 2011 Martha's Vineyard Jazz Festival
Jimmy Heath at book signing during the 2011 Martha's Vineyard Jazz Festival

On August 6-13, 2011, the Martha’s Vineyard Jazz Festival and “All Things Jazz” presented the diversity of jazz in a variety of formal and informal venues, including live musical performances, art exhibits, book readings and signings, and film presentations.

The festival kicked off Saturday August the 6th with a 2nd line parade through Oak Bluffs featuring the Boston-based band Made in the Shade, as well as a film presentation of Round Midnight presented by the wife and widow of Dexter Gordon-Ms. Maxine Gordon.

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