© 2021 WFAE
90.7 Charlotte 93.7 Southern Pines 90.3 Hickory 106.1 Laurinburg
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00
0:00
Available On Air Stations

Dee Dee Bridgewater On Piano Jazz

Dee Dee Bridgewater.
Dee Dee Bridgewater.

Grammy Award-winning vocalist Dee Dee Bridgewater began her career as the lead vocalist of a jazz band. She honed her talent and headed in 1975 to Broadway, where her performance in The Wiz was honored with a Tony Award.

On this episode of Piano Jazz from 2003, Bridgewater exhibits her knowledge and enthusiasm in her performances of "September Song" and "Beginning To See The Light."

Originally broadcast in the fall of 2003.

Set List

  • "Beginning To See The Light" (Ellington, George, Hodges)
  • "Embraceable You" (Gershwin, Gershwin)
  • "How Insensitive" (Jobim, Gimbel, Moraes)
  • "Come Sunday" (Ellington)
  • "September Song" (Weill, Anderson)
  • "My Ship" (Weill, Gershwin)
  • "This Is New" (Weill, Gershwin)
  • Copyright 2021 NPR. To see more, visit https://www.npr.org.