Dee Dee Bridgewater

New Music On WCLK From Dee Dee Bridgewater

Aug 24, 2015

Dee Dee Bridgewater's new release on Okeh is titled Dee Dee's Feathers and she has teamed up with one of my favorite New Orleans trumpeters, Irvin Mayfield & The New Orleans Jazz Orchestra. The record is a wonderful combination of Dee Dee's voice on top of that awesome New Orleans sound. Listen to WCLK and you will hear a wonderful arrangement of Saint James Infirmary, Big Chief- featuring Dr. John, Come Sunday, Congo Square and the Treme song/Do Whatcha Wanna. This is another great work of art that is a must for anyone's jazz collection.

WCLK listeners who have missed hearing Dee Dee Bridgewater hosting Jazz Set, the late, great NPR show, will be happy to know that she's back with a new record on Okeh featuring Irvin Mayfield and The New Orleans Jazz Orchestra. Dee Dee's Feathers. WCLK PD Aaron Cohen has added this record and you can hear it at various times during the day and overnight, particularly during Serenade To The City, Monday-Friday 10p-2a.

Don't miss JazzSet with Dee Dee Bridgewater, Sunday at 7pm on WCLK following The Savannah Music Festival Live.  This week's program is some great, evocative mainstream jazz from the Tootie Heath Trio and Matt Wilson's Arts and Crafts.  For more information on JazzSet, click here.

Hear a Surround Sound remix of music from the Grammy-nominated album, in performance at the 2012 Newport Jazz Festival. Gretchen Parlato sings a song that Bill Evans arranged for Astrud Gilberto, while Truesdell chooses three additional pieces that have special meaning at Newport.  JazzSet with Dee Dee Bridgewater from NPR is heard exclusively on WCLK Sunday evenings at 7pm.

To re-listen or learn more about JazzSet or Ryan Truesdell, click here.

Thank You Jazz Lovers and WCLK Members!  Thanks to everyone who made a pledge of support during the station's Fall Membership Campaign.  By making your contributions to keep Jazz Public Radio alive in Atlanta you have helped sustain everyone you hear each day,  from Morris In The Morning or Riva Blue to Dee Dee Bridgewater, Tavis Smiley, The Local Take.   You turn us on and offer your support for the best jazz music morning noon and night.

Dee Dee Bridgewater welcomes the dynamic Terri Lyne Carrington to JazzSet from NPR.  Check it out Sunday evenings at 7pm after the Savannah Music Festival Live on Jazz 91.9 WCLK Atlanta's Jazz Station.

You can check out more from JazzSet by clicking here.

Join Dee Dee Bridgewater on NPR's Jazz Set at 7pm Sunday for an evocative set recorded live at Monteray with the Gil Evans Orchestra and Terence Blanchard on trumpet playing the Miles Davis parts on classics from Porgy and Bess and Sketches of Spain.  Delicious.

Gil Evans was born on May 13, 1912. In three collaborations in the late 1950s, he and his friend and Miles Davis steered their projects into a new era for jazz.

Dee Dee Bridgewater On Jazz Set

Jun 22, 2013

Jazz 91.9 FM WCLK is the NPR Jazz of The City.  Join us Sunday at 7pm when Dee Dee Bridgewater presents...Dee Dee Bridgewater in a hot jazz and vocals set.  Dee Dee Bridgewater is your host of this great program produced in part by our friends at WBGO.

More on JazzSet here.

Jazz 91.9 FM WCLK is the NPR Jazz of The City.  Join us Sunday at 7pm when Kenny Barron and Dave Holland provide an amazing jazz soundtrack as you wind down your weekend.  Dee Dee Bridgewater is your host of this great program produced in part by our friends at WBGO.

More on JazzSet here.

More on Kenny Barron here.