Dee Dee Bridgewater, Irvin Mayfield and the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra at Broadway Theatre
July 2, 2015 @ 7:00 pm
Tickets go on sale Tuesday, March 31st at 10am. This is the early show.
Dee Dee’s Feathers gives a modern vision of New Orleans painted through the collaboration of New Orleans Jazz Orchestra (NOJO) Artistic Director Irvin Mayfield and Honorary Chairperson Dee Dee Bridgewater. Traditional songs such as Big Chief, Saint James Infirmary, and What a Wonderful World along with new compositions Congo Square and C’est Ici Que Je T’aime will transport people through the newly constructed home of Dee Dee Bridgewater in the historic neighbourhood of the Treme.
About Dee Dee Bridgewater
Over the course of a multifaceted career spanning four decades, GRAMMY® and Tony Award-winning Jazz giant Dee Dee Bridgewater has ascended to the upper echelon of vocalists, putting her unique spin on standards, as well as, taking intrepid leaps of faith in re-envisioning jazz classics. Ever the fearless voyager, explorer, pioneer and keeper of tradition, the three time GRAMMY® winner won the 2011 GRAMMY® for Best Jazz Vocal Album for Eleanora Fagan (1915-1959): To Billie With Love From Dee Dee.
About Irvin Mayfield
Irvin Mayfield is a two-time GRAMMY® and Billboard Award-winning artist with 15 albums to his credit. Mayfield is the founding Artistic Director of the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra and currently serves as Artistic Director of Jazz at the Minnesota Orchestra. He is a professor at the University of New Orleans, where he also serves as Director of the New Orleans Jazz Institute.