Over the course of her career, award-winning jazz giant Dee Dee Bridgewater has ascended to the upper echelon of vocalists. With her latest project, she returns to her birth city of Memphis to explore her roots and influences.
- Sensational talent and one of the world’s great jazz singers.
- 1960’s music in Memphis that formed the core of historic labels like Staxx.
- Reverential dive into “the smoldering, unadorned sound of Memphis soul”. – NY Times
- “one realized anew how deeply the currents of this repertoire run through her veins… the dramatic power [and] visceral excitement of Bridgewater’s work.” – Howard Reich (Chicago Tribune)
- “In a thrillingly soulful performance at the Twin Cities Jazz Festival this summer, she showcased these [Memphis] roots with stellar performances of ‘The Thrill Is Gone,’ ‘I Can’t Stand the Rain’ and ‘Try a Little Tenderness,’ during which she out-Otised Otis Redding.” – Star Tribune
"Ms. Bridgewater spills with theatrics and sensuality"
– The New York Times
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