Dee Dee Bridgewater


[b]Soul, disco, jazz singer[/b]

Born on 27.05.1950 in Memphis, Tennessee, U.S.A.
She grew up in Flint, Michigan.
Married trumpeter [a=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 [a=Sonny Rollins] and [a=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.