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Dee Dee Bridgewater

Jazz critics find the dazzling jazz vocalist and stage actress Dee Dee Bridgewater has been called "a combination of class, exuberance and cool." Ms. Bridgewater, a consummate performer and entertainer of the highest caliber, has taken her place alongside such legendary singers as Sarah Vaughan, Carmen McRae, and Dinah Washington. She received two 1998 Grammies ("Best Jazz Vocal performance" and "Best Instrumental Arrangements with Accompanying Vocals") for her stunning tribute to Ella Fitzgerald, Dear Ella (Verve Records) winning "Best Jazz Vocal Performance" and "Best Instrumental Arrangements with Accompanying Vocals."  Nominated for the Laurence Olivier Award for her performance in the musical Lady Day, she also received in 1998 France's top honor, the Victoire de la Musique (Best Jazz Vocal Album).

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Dee Dee Bridgewater

Afro-American Jazz Fusion

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