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Photos: Kurt Elling’s Radio Play The Big Blind at the Detroit Jazz Festival

Photos from performance that featured Elling, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Allison Semmes and others

During the 2021 Detroit Jazz Festival, vocalist Kurt Elling reprised the production of his radio play The Big Blind in a live streamed performance. The show featured Elling as the lead character Jack Lewis, along with Dee Dee Bridgewater as his femme fatale manager and Allison Semmes as the love interest. 

Photos from the production in Detroit are by Jeff Dunn and Deborah Kent.

Learn more about the production here.

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