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Dee Dee Bridgewater (born May 27, 1950) is an American jazz singer. She is a three-time Grammy Award winning singer-songwriter, as well as a Tony Award - winning stage actress and host of National Public Radio's syndicated radio show JazzSet with Dee Dee Bridgewater. She is a United Nations Ambassador for the Food and Agriculture Organization. Biography: Born Denise Eileen Garrett in Memphis, Tennessee, she was raised Catholic in Flint, Michigan. Her father, Matthew Garrett, was a jazz trumpeter and teacher at Manassas High School, and through his playing, she was exposed to jazz early on. At the age of sixteen, she was a member of a rock and rhythm'n'blues trio, singing in clubs in Michigan. At 18, she studied at the Michigan State University before she went to the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. With their jazz band, she toured the Soviet Union in 1969. The next year, she met trumpeter Cecil Bridgewater, and after their marriage, they moved to New York City, where...

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On Oct 7, 2014. 7:32pm
Michele Lourie said

Loved this too - great vibrato! Different!

On Dec 4, 2015. 6:46pm
Noni I said

Amazing song and trumpet solo.
I was having nap with my radio on in the kitchen...but,
I needed to find out who was performing this excelent song
Now when I know im happy.

On Dec 7, 2015. 8:21am
ABC Jazz said

Hi Noni - full album credits available ehre: http://www.allmusic.com/album/dee-dees-feathers-mw0002835506/credits

Cheers!

On Jun 22, 2017. 9:34pm
Christopher Lynch said

This remarkably soulful lady really CAN sing! On account of her musical and personal maturity she deeply understands and emotionally embraces the lyrical implications within a song represented through life's challenges.
Full marks to her.
Christopher Lynch.

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