Bridgewater, Dee Dee
Okeh, 2017, CD
Instrument: Female Vocals
Jazz Ruler Type: Ballads, Blues
O’s Notes: A sure Formula for great music is to start with a legendary, soulful, jazz singer and then add classic, pop, jazz and R&B songs. The singer is Dee Dee Bridgewater. She puts her own twist on tunes like “I Can’t Get Next To You” and the blues of “Why”. There’s also a tribute to the late B.B. King with ”The Thrill Is Gone” and a touch of gospel on “Precious Lord”. Bridgewater gets support from a strong cast including Kirk Whalum (sax), drummer James “Bishop” Sexton and Charles Hodges (B3). Dee Dee has not lost anything; in fact she’s aged like fine wine. Yes I’m Ready.
Publicist: Sony BMG