On February 2, 2019, jazz icon, Dee Dee Bridgewater will be performing with The Gathering Orchestra at the Carr Center's Performance Hub, Detroit School of Arts. 

She will be in residence (with The Gathering) beginning on January 28 and conducting vocal jazz classes with DSA students. During this time she will be available for interviews. 

Interviews available with jazz icon Dee Dee Bridgewater leading up to her performance with The Gathering Orchestra on February 2, 2019

WHO: Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter, Dee Dee Bridgewater and The Gathering Orchestra

 WHAT: Dee Dee Bridgewater will be in Detroit from January 28 - February 2, 2019. She will be in residence with The Gathering Orchestra throughout the week.  She will also  conduct vocal jazz classes for Detroit School of Arts’ students and end the week with a performance with The Gathering Orchestra. Throughout she will be available for interviews. Please send requests as soon as possible in order to coordinate schedules.

 WHERE: The Carr Center Performance Hub - Detroit School of Arts. 123 Selden St., Detroit, MI 48201.

WHEN: Saturday, February 2, 2019 at 7:30 PM           
COST: $30 per a ticket. For more information visit thecarrcenter.org or call 313.965.8430.

About Dee Dee Bridgewater:
Dee Dee Bridgewater is a Flint, MI native, three-time Grammy Award winner, Tony Award winner, 2017 NEA Jazz Master, 2018 Doris Duke Artist and more. She’s been active in the entertainment industry for  almost 50 years  self-producing all of her albums, recording tribute albums to jazz greats Billie Holiday and Ella Fitzgerald, starring on Broadway and touring the world. Bridgewater now contributes to dynamic programming at The Carr Center as co-artistic director with Terri Lyne Carrington.

About The Gathering:
The Gathering Orchestra is a Fellowship program inspired  by world-renowned jazz pianist Geri Allen. In her honor, participants are named the 'Geri Allen Fellows.' This dynamic orchestra is a select group of 14 young musicians paired up with 4 seasoned professionals rehearsing and working together to produce and perform an array of jazz music.  The Gathering is led by bassist, Director of Jazz Studies at Michigan State University and Carr Center Resident Artist (Jazz), Rodney Whitaker.

About The Carr Center
The Carr Center is a multidisciplinary cultural arts center founded in 1991. The organization brings high-quality arts, cultural and education experiences to metro-Detroit and provides global transmission of the city’s  artist community. For more information, please call the Carr Center at 313-965-8430 or visitwww.thecarrcenter.org 

Jo Lynn Lewis

Marketing & Communications Director

The Carr Center

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