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Dee Dee Bridgewater, Ronnie Scott's

Dee Dee Bridgewater, Ronnie Scott's

Interpretative reimaginings of Billie Holiday represents jazz singing at its best

An incomparable understanding of the Billie Holiday oeuvre: Dee Dee Bridgewater

It's not every night that an artist proposes locking the doors and having “one giant orgy of love”, but then Dee Dee Bridgewater has always had a singular take on things. This sold-out gig at Ronnie Scott's was one of those rare, did-that-really-happen-or-am-I-dreaming evenings where performer and audience reciprocally move into some kind of magical, harmonious alignment.

Bridgewater clearly understands the Holiday oeuvre and psyche like no other vocalist

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