Dee Dee Bridgewater's Memphis — The Legendary Count Basie Orchestra
directed by Scotty Barnhart
Friday, June 1, 2018
The Legendary Count Basie Orchestra built and defined the meaning of swing. Now, more than 30 years after the passing of founding pianist Count Basie, the ensemble continues to chart new directions with unparalleled precision. Dee Dee Bridgewater, a Tony Award® and three-time Grammy® Award-winner, celebrates the musical legacy of her hometown with her newest project, Memphis, in what promises to be a showstopping Symphony Center appearance.
Approximate concert duration: 135 minutes including intermission
To be announced from stage.
SCP Jazz series sponsor:
Funding for educational programs during the 2017/18 SCP Jazz season has been generously provided by Dan J. Epstein, Judy Guitelman and the Dan J. Epstein Family Foundation.