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Dee Dee Bridgewater

Dee Dee Bridgewater

Feb 18th 2018 @ Hammer Theatre Center

San Jose, CA
I Was There
About Dee Dee Bridgewater
Genres:
Jazz, World, Chamber Music, Fusion, Rhythm, Blues, Funk, Traditional Jazz
Hometown:
New Orleans, LA

FEW ENTERTAINERS have ever commanded such depth of artistry in every medium. Fewer still have been rewarded with Broadway’s coveted Tony Award (Best Featured Actress in a...
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San Jose Winter Jazz Festival
Sunday, February 18th, 2018
7:00 PM
Hammer Theatre Center
101 Paseo de San Antonio, San Jose, CA 95113
14 RSVPs
Over the course of a multifaceted career spanning four decades, Grammy and Tony Award-winning jazz giant Dee Dee Bridgewater has ascended to the upper echelon of vocalists, putting her unique spin on beloved standards. Ever the fearless pioneer and keeper of tradition, the three-time Grammy winner has performed with such jazz notables as Max Roach, Sonny Rollins, and Dizzy Gillespie. All but one of her self-produced albums has been nominated for Grammy Awards, including her double Grammy-winning tribute to Ella Fitzgerald, Dear Ella. Bridgewater has also pursued a parallel career in musical theater, winning a Tony Award for her role as “Glinda” in The Wiz in 1975. Her other theatrical credits include Sophisticated Ladies, Cabaret and the Off-Broadway and West End productions of Lady Day, for which Bridgewater received the British Laurence Olivier Nomination for Best Actress in a Musical. Bridgewater’s latest studio album is 2017’s Memphis… Yes, I’m Ready. At Winter Fest 2018, she’ll perform songs spanning the course of her acclaimed career with the San Jose State University Jazz Orchestra under the direction of Dr. Aaron Lington. High School All Stars, San Jose Jazz’s audition-based big band, will open this special evening at 6pm.
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About Dee Dee Bridgewater
Genres:
Jazz, World, Chamber Music, Fusion, Rhythm, Blues, Funk, Traditional Jazz
Hometown:
New Orleans, LA

FEW ENTERTAINERS have ever commanded such depth of artistry in every medium. Fewer still have been rewarded with Broadway’s coveted Tony Award (Best Featured Actress in a...
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Fan Live Reviews
J-L
Evanston, IL@
Space
November 18th 2018
Goddess!
Tom
Evanston, IL@
Space
November 18th 2018
Dee Dee was amazing. The new material was awesome. The band, fantastic.
Ilona
Rottweil, Germany@
Alte Stallhalle
December 10th 2015
Absolutely awesome!!!!
Adrian
Newark, NJ@
Newark Museum
June 17th 2015
She was fabulous!
user12595886
Basel, Switzerland@
Grand Casino
July 25th 2014
Dee Dee is a fabulous artist and a radiant positive soul. Fabulous. Her backing band Dark Funk are also highly talented young musicians. I am sure you will be hearing more of them. We had an amazing time!
Myrna
Boston, MA@
Tsai Performance Center
January 17th 2014
Superb!