jazzset with dee dee bridgewater

Jean Francois Laberine

Join us for JazzSet with Dee Dee Bridgewater  Saturday morning at 6:00a and Sunday evening at 7:00p.  This weekend's program features the last JazzSet appearance of the late pianist Mulgrew Miller and his trio playing a set of jazz classics, including songs from Cole Porter, Charlie Parker, and Thelonius Monk.  Miller passed away in May 2013.

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Those of you who made it to last week's Friday Jazz At The High event with Ike Stubblefield know the power of the mighty Hammond B-3 organ.  You won't want to miss JazzSet with Dee Dee Bridgewater from NPR this weekend on WCLK.  Show will air at 6:00am Saturday and 7pm Sunday on Atlanta's Jazz Station.

This week's performance features Smith and his trio live at the Kennedy Center Jazz Club in Washington, D.C.

Some WCLK listeners managed to catch Kenny Barron live in November at Spivey Hall.  In case you missed him, be sure to tune in for JazzSet with Dee Dee Bridgewater from NPR on WCLK Sunday at 7pm.  You'll be glad you did.

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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.

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Dee Alexander And The Evolution Arkestra On JazzSet

Dec 15, 2013

Get on the good foot with Dee Dee Bridgewater and JazzSet Sunday at 7pm on WCLK to hear Dee Alexander and The Evolution Arkestra's live tribute to Jimi Hendrix and James Brown.

The Jazz Institute of Chicago and the city's Park District teamed up in December 2012 to present this free family concert with Dee Alexander. As we air it on JazzSet a year later, Alexander is just back from performing the show in Poland where, she writes, "everyone was on their feet."

Anderson shares his "musical memoir" of growing up in 1960s Chicago with a live version of his Sweet Chicago Suite at the Newport Jazz Festival. His scaled-down Pocket Brass Band aims to sound like a full-sized jazz marching band.  Dee Dee Bridgewater is your host for NPR's JazzSet, Sunday at 7pm on Jazz 91.9 WCLK, Atlanta's Jazz Station.

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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.

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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.

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