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Hear jazz legend Dee Dee Bridgewater perform a KSUT Session

Stasia Lanier
Dee Dee Bridgewater (L) and Carmen Staaf at Eagle Studios, December3, 2021

Three-time Grammy and Tony-winning jazz vocalist Dee Dee Bridgewater dropped by Eagle Sound in Durango Friday, December 3 to grace us with a KSUT Session. We linked up with the studios and broadcast the session live.

KSUT's Tami Graham talked to Bridgewater about her long career, including her time as host of the NPR program JazzSet. The renowned vocalist also talked about the day R&B singer Carla Thomas dropped by the studio and about her founding of the Woodshed Network, which supports and mentors female jazz performers.

Bridgewater performs two shows Friday, December 3 and Saturday the 4th at The Lift at Cascade, 50827 Highway 550. Seatings are at 5 PM and 8 PM.

For this KSUT Session, Bridgewater was joined on piano by her band member Carmen Staaf.


  • God Bless the Child
  • La Mer (Beyond the Sea)
  • A Foggy Day

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Vocals: Dee Dee Bridgewater
Piano: Carmen Staaf
Interviewer: Tami Graham

Recording engineer: Doug Eagle
Recording location: Eagle Sound
Post-production engineer: Mark Duggan

Stasia Lanier
Jazz vocalist Dee Bridgewater prepares for a KSUT Session at Eagle Sound in Durango.
Stasia Lanier
(L-R) Carmen Staaf, Dee Dee Bridgewater, show promoter Suat Gulec, and KSUT's Tami Graham.

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