Date:
Thursday / Aug 11
Time:
6:00 - 8:00 pm
Location:

Lionshead Village

Price:

$75 Premium/$50 General Admission

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Memphis native Dee Dee Bridgewater is a vocal jazz giant who crosses musical genres and ignites it all with her unique flair and passion.  She’s a three-time Grammy winner, including for Best Jazz Vocal Album and Best Jazz Vocal Performance, and in 2017 was named an NEA Jazz Master – our nation’s most prestigious jazz award.  In a music career spanning more than four decades, Dee Dee was a member of the Thad Jones/Mel Lewis Big Band; has performed with such jazz icons as Max Roach, Sonny Rollins, Dexter Gordon, and Dizzy Gillespie; and in 1975 won a Tony Award for her Broadway role as Glinda in The Wiz.  In this Vail Square performance, Dee Dee and her nine-piece band honor her native city and roots, recapturing the magic and history of Memphis Blues, R&B, and Soul classics.

Doors 5PM, Show 6PM

Presenting Underwriters: Carolyn and Steve Pope, and Deb Woodward

Local Business Underwriter: The Avon Frame Shoppe

Presenting Sponsors: Discover Vail, Alpine Bank and The Jazz Cruise

Wine Sponsor: Grappa

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