Bridgewater, Dee Dee Jazz Singers Vocal

Denise "Dee Dee" Garrett, was born in Memphis, May 27, 1950 and began performing as a jazz vocalist in the late '60s when she toured the USSR with the big band of the University of Illinois. She married Cecil Bridgewater in 1970 and moved to New York. They were divorced in the mid-1970s. She appeared in Paris and London in the principal role of Lady Day, a play about the life of Billie Holiday. She has toured Asia, with a band that included Clark Terry, James Moody, Jimmy McGriff, and Grady Tate. She has worked in the pop genre, but is best known for her jazz stylings.

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  • Bridgewater, Dee Dee - One of the best jazz singers of her generation, Dee Dee Bridgewater (who was married to trumpeter Cecil Bridgewater in the early \\'70s) moved to France to find herself. She performed in Michigan during the 1960s, toured the Soviet Union in 1969 with the Un

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