Dee Dee Bridgwater Talks w/ Jay Edwards On Jazz Tones About Ferst Center Peformance
Dee Dee Bridgewater is the sparkling ambassador for Jazz Music. She made her phenomenal New York debut in 1970 as the lead vocalist with Mel Lewis and Thad Jones in one of the premier Jazz orchestras of the time. She has won multiple awards across categories, including three Grammys; the Laurence Olivier Award in 1987 for Best Actress in the musical Lady Day; and, a Tony Award. Dee Dee also joined the battle against world hunger and was named Ambassador to the UN Food and Agricultural Organization in 1999. For many years she hosted and appeared on Jazz Set from NPR, heard on Jazz 91.9 WCLK before that show ended production in 2014.
She will be performing at Georgia Tech's Robert Ferst Center on Saturday, December 12, 8:00 p.m. You can purchase tickets to that performance by clicking here.
Dee Dee Bridgewater will be the featured artist at 3:00 PM Saturday, December 5 on Jazz Tones .
Her new album is called Dee Dee's Feathers, and features Irvin Mayfield and the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra. You can purchase it from Amazon via the link below and a portion of the proceeds will go towards the continued operation of Jazz 91.9 WCLK. Thank you.