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Dee Dee Bridgewater

Conversations With José James, Theo Croker, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Plus An Exclusive From Matt Sorum's Fierce Joy

Mike Ragogna | Posted 08.13.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

José James: "Hearing a musician make music that has no commercial intent is pretty amazing. It feels different. I kind of wanted to tap into some of that energy and bring it on the album. Hopefully in a small way it's there."

WATCH: Grammy Award-Winning Actress Shares Her Illegal Abortion Story

Posted 02.12.2014 | Black Voices

As the debate surrounding women’s reproductive rights continues to become a major topic amongst Americans, yesterday (Feb. 6) the Center for Reprodu...

Theater: Zachary Quinto In Fragile Glass; Dee Dee Bridgewater In Cloudy Day

Michael Giltz | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

Despite glowing reviews from its out of town tryout, a stellar cast and a great play, I was not transported by the performance I caught of The Glass Menagerie. I blame the New York Yankees and the raves.

Tony Award Winner Returns To New York For 'Demanding Role'

AP | CHARLES J. GANS | Posted 12.07.2013 | Black Voices

NEW YORK -- NEW YORK (AP) — Dee Dee Bridgewater might have been a Broadway star were she not so successful as a jazz singer. She won a Tony Award in...

First Nighter: Dee Dee Bridgewater Is Billie Holiday in Lady Day; Clint Holmes Is Himself in Stop This Train

David Finkle | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
David Finkle

Sometime in the winter of 1958, I had the chance to hear Billie Holiday on her closing night at Boston's venerated Storyville. For reasons I can't recall, I chose not to go. She died less than a year later, at 44, and that was that for me and Billie Holiday live.

Lady Day Lives

Josh Getlin | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Josh Getlin

When Dee Dee Bridgewater launched the London run of Lady Day, her 1987 musical drama about Billie Holiday's bid for a late-career comeback, she got an audience reaction both gratifying and surreal.

Tony Award Winner Set To Portray Billie Holiday

Playbill | Posted 03.19.2013 | Black Voices

Tony and multiple Grammy Award winner Dee Dee Bridgewater will portray the late, legendary jazz artist Billie Holiday in the celebrated play-with-musi...

McBride & Co: Sublime on Monterey Jazz Festival Tour

Lew Whittington | Posted 04.10.2013 | Arts
Lew Whittington

Dee Dee Bridgewater, Christian McBride, Benny Green, Lewis Nash, Chris Potter and Ambrose Akinmusire Bassist Christian McBride's warmth and the musi...

Fantastic 'Voyage': Dizzy Gillespie's Trippy Jazz Film

The Huffington Post | Andres Jauregui | Posted 04.06.2012 | Home

Dizzy Gillespie is renowned as a trumpeter of incredible ability and inimitable style, but his legacy extends far beyond bebop. In 1974, the jazz lege...