The BU Arts Initiative presents:
Award winning Jazz vocalist Dee Dee Bridgewater, at the BU Tsai Performance Center with the BU Faculty/Alumni Jazz Combo opening and a Friday morning Jazz vocal master class. Dee Dee Bridgewater comes to BU fresh off her Broadway run as Billie Holiday in "Lady Day: The Billie Holiday Musical". Bridgewater has received nine Grammy Award nominations and three wins: Best Jazz Vocal Album for "Dear Ella," Best Arrangement Accompanying a Vocal for "Cotton Tail" (from "Dear Ella") and the 2011 Grammy for Best Jazz Vocal Album for "Eleanora Fagan (1915-1959): To Billie With Love From Dee Dee." She won her Tony for her performance as Glinda, the Good Witch, in The Wiz. Bridgewater serves as UN Goodwill Ambassador for the FAO and is host of NPR's nationally syndicated radio program "JazzSet with Dee Dee Bridgewater."
Tickets for the Thursday night show are free for students and the entire BU community.Reserve yours now.
This is an ASL Interpreted event.Ms Bridgewater will also be conducting a Jazz vocal master class for BU students on Friday, March 21 at 11 am.
If you are interested in vocal coaching, or observing contact us at artsinbuATbu.edu.Click here for more info.