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Dee Dee Bridgewater: ”Yerevan became for me a source of inspiration for new creative ideas ”

Dee Dee Bridgewater

The Mayor of Yerevan Taron Margaryan hosted world famous American jazz singer Dee Dee Bridgewater who is here to participate in the “Yerevan Jazz Fest 2016″ festival. This information is reported by the Information and Public Relations Department of Yerevan Municipality. Welcoming the guest and appreciating the role of the singer in the dissemination of jazz music, Mayor Taron Margaryan pointed out that Armenia also has its jazz traditions, which are highly appreciated in the world.

“Since 2012, every year on April 30 we celebrate International Jazz Day.  Armenia was among the first countries that celebrated this holiday officially, which only goes to show the popularity of jazz in our city and the public perception. And, year after year on this day Yerevan hosts many famous jazz musicians who together with their Armenian colleagues, within the framework of organized open-air concert, make the International Jazz Day truly a celebration for all fans due to high musical performance mastery. I am sure that Your today’s concert will be held at highest level, within which you will be personally convinced about the Armenian audience warm attitude towards the devotees of jazz music“, said the Mayor.

Thanking the Mayor for warm hospitality, Dee Dee Bridgewater has expressed her impressions of the capital and said that Yerevan and, in general, Armenian culture inspire her for new ideas and creativity.

“Mr. Mayor, I am really delighted with the warmth and beauty of Yerevan. It’s nice to be in an ancient city that has over 3000 years of history. I’ve also been able to feel warm attitude of your city residents and also agree with you that I am going to enjoy it more during the concert. I must admit that Yerevan became for me a source of inspiration for new creative ideas, which will definitely be reflected in my creations”, said Dee Dee Bridgewater.

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