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Dee Dee Bridgewater

voc, *1950 US, Memphis, Tennessee
Singer / Musician / Songwriter of Jazz and R&B/Soul
A.k.a. Denise Eileen Garrett

Soul, disco, jazz singer Born on 27.05.1950 in Memphis, Tennessee, U.S.A. She grew up in Flint, Michigan. Married trumpeter Cecil Bridgewater in 1970 and moved to New York City. In 1976 - 1980 she released some high class disco soul albums, accompanied by top session musicicans. She worked with many of the leading jazz musicians of the day such as Sonny Rollins and Dizzy Gillespie as well as appearing in the musical 'The Wiz' as 'Glinda The Good Witch'. She moved to Paris in 1986 where she continued to act and record.

     
Instruments
  • Vocals
  • Backing Vocals
Genres
  • Jazz
  • R&B/Soul
  • Pop
  • Dance
  • Soundtrack
Popular Tracks   
Into My Soul on Mr. Freedom by Gabin
Hound Dog on Memphis ...Yes, I'm Ready by Dee Dee Bridgewater
Lonely Disco Dancer on Dee Dee Bridgewater by Dee Dee Bridgewater
I Can't Stand the Rain on Memphis ...Yes, I'm Ready by Dee Dee Bridgewater
He's Gone on Dee Dee Bridgewater by Dee Dee Bridgewater
Why (Am I Treated So Bad) on Memphis ...Yes, I'm Ready by Dee Dee Bridgewater
Yes, I'm Ready on Memphis ...Yes, I'm Ready by Dee Dee Bridgewater
One Fine Thing on Dee Dee's Feathers by Dee Dee Bridgewater, Irvin Mayfield & New Orleans Jazz Orchestra
What a Wonderful World on Dee Dee's Feathers by Dee Dee Bridgewater, Irvin Mayfield & New Orleans Jazz Orchestra
Saint James Infirmary on Dee Dee's Feathers by Dee Dee Bridgewater, Irvin Mayfield & New Orleans Jazz Orchestra

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Band Members
Discography



Title Artist Year Type
Little B's PoemDee Dee Bridgewater2019Single
Memphis... Yes, I'm ReadyDee Dee Bridgewater2017Album
Dee Dee's FeathersDee Dee Bridgewater2015Album
Midnight SunDee Dee Bridgewater2011Album
Double Pak Vol 31: Larry LevanGwen Guthrie / Dee Dee Bridgewater / François Kevorkian2010Album
Eleanora Fagan (1915-1959): To Billie With Love From Dee Dee BridgewaterDee Dee Bridgewater2010Album
Red Earth - A Malian JourneyDee Dee Bridgewater2007Album
Red Earth - A Malian JourneyDee Dee Bridgewater2007Album
Baby I'm Scared Of You / Sweet RainWomack & Womack / Dee Dee Bridgewater2007Album
J'ai Deux AmoursDee Dee Bridgewater2005Album
Just Family / Bad For MeDee Dee Bridgewater2005Compil.
J'ai Deux AmoursDee Dee Bridgewater2005Single
X Medley / Bad For MeFrançois Kevorkian / Dee Dee Bridgewater2005Album
Into My SoulGabin Feat. Dee Dee Bridgewater2004Single
Opopomoz BluesDee Dee Bridgewater, GeGè Telesforo2003Single
Sings Kurt Weill Live At North Sea JazzDee Dee Bridgewater2003Album
Sings Kurt Weill Live At North Sea JazzDee Dee Bridgewater2003Album
This Is NewDee Dee Bridgewater2002Album
Live At Yoshi'sDee Dee Bridgewater2000Album
Christmas Songs With The Ray Brown TrioRay Brown Trio Featuring Dee Dee Bridgewater, Etta Jones, Nancy King, Diana Krall, Kevin Mahogany, Vanessa Rubin, Marlena Shaw1999Album
Dear EllaDee Dee Bridgewater1997Album
I BelieveDee Dee Bridgewater1997Single
Les Plus Belles Musiques De Films: 100 Ans De CinemaLalo Schifrin / Julia Migenes, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Orchestre Philharmonique De Marseille1996Compil.
Prelude To A Kiss. The Duke Ellington AlbumDee Dee Bridgewater, Hollywood Bowl Orchestra, John Mauceri1996Album
Prelude To A Kiss SamplerDuke Ellington Featuring Dee Dee Bridgewater1996Single
Greatest HitsDee Dee Bridgewater1995Compil.
The Jody GrindDee Dee Bridgewater1995Single
Love And Peace - A Tribute To Horace SilverDee Dee Bridgewater1995Album
Greatest Hits The Complete Pop CollectionDee Dee Bridgewater1994Compil.
Keeping TraditionDee Dee Bridgewater1993Album
People And PlacesDee Dee Bridgewater & Philip Bailey1993Single
All Of MeDee Dee Bridgewater1992Album
Uomini Soli / Angel Of The Night (Uomini Soli)Pooh / Dee Dee Bridgewater1990Single
Just A Feeling / I Go My WayDee Dee Bridgewater1990Single
Angel Of The Night (Uomini Soli) / Heartache CaravanDee Dee Bridgewater1990Single
In MontreuxDee Dee Bridgewater1990Album
Just A Feeling / Mr. Guitar ManDee Dee Bridgewater1990Single
Sauf Votre RespectDee Dee Bridgewater1989Single
Victim Of LoveDee Dee Bridgewater1989Album
Precious ThingDee Dee Bridgewater1989Album
Precious ThingRay Charles & Dee Dee Bridgewater1989Single
Heartache CaravanDee Dee Bridgewater1989Single
Till The Next...SomewhereDee Dee Bridgewater & Ray Charles1989Album
Live In ParisDee Dee Bridgewater1987Album
Actual Emotional LoveRandy Crawford / Stephanie Mills / Yvonne Fair / Dee Dee Bridgewater1987Compil.
Name Of Game (Dub) \ Bad For MeDan Hartman / Dee Dee Bridgewater1984Album
Dee Dee BridgewaterDee Dee Bridgewater1980Album
When Love Comes Knockin'Dee Dee Bridgewater1980Single
One In A Million (Guy) / Give In To LoveDee Dee Bridgewater1980Single
One In A Million (Guy) / Lonely Disco DancerDee Dee Bridgewater1980Single
One In A Million (Guy)Dee Dee Bridgewater1980Single
Bad For MeDee Dee Bridgewater1979Album
Bad For MeDee Dee Bridgewater1979Album
Just FamilyDee Dee Bridgewater1978Album
Just FamilyDee Dee Bridgewater1978Album
Sweet RainDee Dee Bridgewater1978Album
Dee Dee BridgewaterDee Dee Bridgewater1976Album
My PrayerDee Dee Bridgewater1976Single
Goin' Through The MotionsDee Dee Bridgewater1976Single
Afro BlueDee Dee Bridgewater1974Album
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