Dee Dee Bridgewater Honors Billie Holiday On Eleanora Fagan


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9 hours ago For her latest recording, Eleanora Fagan (1915-1959): To Billie With Love From Dee Dee, Bridgewater honors an iconic jazz figure, Billie Holiday, who died tragically at the age of 44 a half-century ago. “This album is my way of paying my respect to a vocalist who made it possible for singers like me to carve out a career for ourselves

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3 hours ago It shouldn't come as much of a surprise that Dee Dee Bridgewater chose to record a tribute album to Billie Holiday.In quick succession beginning in the mid-'90s Bridgewater cut tribute albums to Ella Fitzgerald, Horace Silver, and Kurt Weill, and prior to that, in the late '80s, she was nominated for an award for her one-woman star turn in a European theater production of Lady Day, …

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3 hours ago BRIDGEWATER,DEE DEE - Eleanora Fagan 1915-1959: To Billie With Love To Billie With Love From Dee Dee, Bridgewater honors an iconic jazz figure, Billie Holiday, who died tragically at the age of 44 a half-century. ihr bisher stärkstes Album), Ella Fitzgerald (1997) und Kurt Weill (2002). Billie Holiday hatte sie schon in den 80er Jahren

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2 hours ago Eleanora Fagan (1915–1959): To Billie with Love From Dee Dee Bridgewater is a 2009 studio album by Dee Dee Bridgewater, recorded in tribute to Billie Holiday. It won the 2011 Grammy Award for Best Jazz Vocal Album, Bridgewater's third Grammy win in her career. Bridgewater had previously starred in Lady Day in the late 1980s, a biographical play about Holiday.

1. Vocal jazz
Recorded: June 5–7, 2009
Producer: Dee Dee Brdgewater
Released: March 15, 2010

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7 hours ago While working to launch a revival of the show on Broadway, Dee Dee recorded a dozen new arrangements of Holiday classics. Billie Holiday, who was born Eleanora Fagan in Baltimore, Maryland, rose

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5 hours ago A quarter-century ago, Dee Dee Bridgewater paid homage to the sound and style of Billie Holiday with the acclaimed stage production Lady Day, based on Holiday’s autobiography. Since she was actually portraying Holiday, it was necessary for Bridgewater to be vocally imitative—and what a fine mimic she was.

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7 hours ago A follow up to 2007’s Red Earth: A Malian Journey, Eleanora Fagan (release date February 2, 2010) honors the iconic jazz figure, Billie Holiday, who died tragically at the age of 44 a half

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5 hours ago It shouldn't come as much of a surprise that Dee Dee Bridgewater chose to record a tribute album to Billie Holiday. In quick succession beginning in the mid-'90s Bridgewater cut tribute albums to Ella Fitzgerald, Horace Silver, and Kurt Weill, and prior to that, in the late '80s, she was nominated for an award for her one-woman star turn in a European theater production of Lady Day, …

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3 hours ago "Eleanora Fagan (1915-1959): To Billie With Love From Dee Dee" for which she won the 2011 Grammy for Best Jazz Vocal Album.

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8 hours ago Eleanora Fagan (1915-1959): To Billie with Love from Dee Dee. Emarcy. 2010-03-02. Dee Dee Bridgewater is a full-service jazz singer, She has a …

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2 hours ago Josephine Reed: Maybe she couldn’t improvise because of the language difference, but Dee Dee Bridgewater shone as Billie Holiday, and she would revisit Lady Day throughout the years—including a tribute album, Eleanora Fagan (1915-1959): To Billie with Love from Dee Dee Bridgewater.

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1 hours ago Find release reviews and credits for Eleanora Fagan (1915-1959): To Billie with Love from Dee Dee Bridgewater - Dee Dee Bridgewater on AllMusic - 2010 - It shouldn't come as much of a surprise that Dee

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6 hours ago N ext Friday at the Barbican, American jazz diva Dee Dee Bridgewater (pictured below) revives her 1980s Billie Holiday tribute show, Lady Day. …

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7 hours ago The disc was released in honor of the American jazz singer Billie Holiday [1].For this album, the singer received a Grammy, in the nomination For Best Vocal, it was the third Grammy Award in her career.. The album took 19th place on the Billboard American chart - Jazz Albums [3].

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2 hours ago She was a real, flesh-and-blood person.”. To prove her point, the singer has just released “Eleanora Fagan (1915-1959): To Billie With Love …

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How similar is dee dee bridgewater to billie holiday?

As jazz singers go, Dee Dee Bridgewater has almost nothing whatsoever in common with Billie Holiday other than the reverence that is every jazz singer's birthright." ^ a b Mitchell, Gail (5 February 2010).

Who did evelyn bridgewater play with?

In the early 1970s, Bridgewater joined the Thad Jones-Mel Lewis Jazz Orchestra as lead vocalist. This marked the beginning of her jazz career, and she performed with many of the great jazz musicians of the time, such as Sonny Rollins, Dizzy Gillespie, Dexter Gordon, Max Roach, Rahsaan Roland Kirk, Wayne Garfield, and others.

Who are the guest musicians at the buffalo billie holiday concert?

The Buffalo News review by Jeff Simon stated, "The good news is the Billie Holiday repertoire and guest musicians that include Lewis Nash, Christian McBride and, best of all, saxophonist James Carter. The bad news is everything else.

What happened to ann bridgewater?

In April 2017, Bridgewater was the recipient of an NEA Jazz Masters Award with honors bestowed at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. and in 2018 was awarded the 2018 Maria Fisher Founder's Award by the Thelonious Monk/Hancock Institute of Jazz. She is currently on tour worldwide in support of her latest CD, “ Memphis...Yes, I'm Ready ”.

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