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Dee Dee Bridgewater - Biography, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Filmography
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Born May 27, 1950, Memphis, Tennessee, USA - American jazz singer, one of the best jazz vocalists of her generation.
In 1969, Dennis Garrett performed with the Goodrich band at the University of Illinois Champaign Festival. After that, the director of the university John Garvey invited Harriet to his ensemble for a six-month tour in the Soviet Union.
Dee Dee has also appeared on the recordings of such artists as Stanley Clarke (Children of Forever album), Roland Kirk (Prepare Thyself to Deal with a Miracle), Frank Foster (The Loud Minority), Buddy Terry (Lean on Him) and Norman Connors (Love from the Sum).
In 1980, Bridgewater was ready to pursue a solo career, but in 1985 she left for Flint, due to the onset of health problems with her mother. In 1986 she played in musicals, but did not forget about singing. She has performed alongside Clark Terry, James Moody and Jimmy McGriff. In the late 1980s, Bridgewater established herself as Europe's outstanding jazz vocalist. After a while, Dee Dee recorded the song "Precious Thing" with Ray Charles, later the composition was included on Dee Dee's album, Victim of Love, which was published by Polydor Records. He soon hit the top of the jazz charts.
Two years after the release of Keeping Tradition, Bridgewater released Love and Peace: A Tribute to Horace Silver, again Bridgewater was nominated for a Grammy and sales were strong. Bridgewater's next work was the album Dear Ella, dedicated to her idol Ella Fitzgerald.
In 2002 she presented to the public This Is New, dedicated to the German composer Kurt Weill, in 2005 her first album with songs in French was released. In 2007 she released the album Red Earth.
In 2010, the singer's new album was released - Eleanora Fagan (1915-1959): To Billie with Love from Dee Dee Bridgewater, dedicated to the singer Billie Holiday. In 2011, Dee Dee presented her compilation Midnight Sun.