DEE DEE BRIDGEWATER
The New Orleans Jazz Orchestra, vocals | Special guest
Dee Dee Bridgewater returns to Ascona!
The great Dee Dee Bridgewater returns to Ascona for a unique concert with the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra. She’s one of the most admired singers in the world and her extraordinary career has seen her perform all over the world, on the most important stages and alongside artists such as Thad Jones, Mel Lewis, Dexter Gordon, Dizzy Gillespie, Max Roach, Sonny Rollins and Ray Charles. With her unique and unmistakable voice, she is considered one of of the greatest jazz singers, in the tradition of Ella Fitzgerald or Billie Holiday, to whom she has dedicated two albums – “Dear Ella” (1998) and “Eleanora Fagan : To Billie with Love From Dee Dee Bridgewater” (2009) – which have won three Grammy Awards.
Dee Dee has also starred in acclaimed musicals and theatre productions and has has been collaborating with the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra for many years, she made her first memorable appearance with the orchestra in Ascona in 2015 and we are sure that the magic will happen this time too!