Dee Dee Bridgewater
Throughout her career, Dee Dee Bridgewater has been building bridges across genres. Her first professional experiences date back to the legendary Thad Jones / Mel Louis Big Band, of which she was a part at the time. Throughout the ’70s, she performed alongside such big names as Max Roach, Sonny Rollins, Dexter Gordon and Dizzy Gillespie. In the 80’s, she tries to pop and then moves to Paris where she begins to focus her energy on the Jazz.
Singer and for the first time producer of her album Keeping Tradition (1993), she created DDB records in 2006 at Universal Music Group. Since Bridgewater produces all his own albums. She has released a series of critically acclaimed titles, all but one of which have been nominated for Grammy Awards. Among them, we can not forget the huge success of Dear Ella, tribute to Ella Fitzgerald, album awarded by two Grammy Awards.
A reckless traveler, explorer, pioneer and guardian of tradition, this Grammy Award winner recently received the Grammy Award for Best Vocal Jazz Album with the album Eleanora Fagan (1915-1959): To Billie With Love From Dee Dee.
During these upcoming concerts, Dee Dee Bridgewater will present her album “(J’ai deux amours” repertoire tribute to great French songs, Josephine Baker (J’ai deux amours), Charles Trenet (Que reste-t-il de nos amours) or Edith Piaf (La vie en rose) etc