Dee Dee Bridgewater releases ‘Dee Dee’s Feathers,’ recorded with the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra directed by Irvin Mayfield (2015)

Dee Dee Bridgewater’s ‘Dee Dee’s Feathers’ is a collaborative album recorded with the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra directed by trumpeter Irvin Mayfield and released on April 20th, 2015 by Masterworks / Okeh Records.

Track Listing : 1.One Fine Thing (Harry Connick, Jr.) – 06:32 . 2.What A Wonderful World (Bob Thiele, George David Weiss) – 07:21 . 3.Big Chief (Earl King Johnson) – 06:20 . 4.Saint James Infirmary (Dee Dee Bridgewater, Irvin Mayfield, New Orleans Jazz Orchestra) – 00:00 . 5.Dee Dee’S Feathers (Dee Dee Bridgewater, Irvin Mayfield, New Orleans Jazz Orchestra) – 00:00 . 6.New Orleans (Hoagy Carmichael) – 06:39 . 7.Treme Song/Do Whatcha Wanna (John Albert Boutee) – 05:50 . 8.Come Sunday (Edward Kennedy Ellington Ii) – 04:46 . 9.Congo Square (Dee Dee Bridgewater, Irvin Mayfield, Bill Summers) – 04:36 . 10.C’Est Ici Que Je T’Aime (Irvin Mayfield) – 06:34 . 11.Do You Know What It Means (Louis Alter, Edgar Delange) – 06:18 . 12.Whoopin’ Blues (Bruce Brackman, Benny Jones, Craig Klein, Roger Hayward Lewis, Julius Mckee, Lionel Bastiste, Sr., Kenneth M. Terry) – 04:20

Musicians : Dee Dee Bridgewater – Vocals . Irvin Mayfield – Trumpet, Vocals . Dr. John – Vocals . New Orleans Jazz Playhouse Review – Band . Khari Allen Lee – Alto . Rex Gregory – Alto, Clarinet, Flute . Bill Summers – Percussion . Victor Atkins – Piano . Edward Petersen – Sax (Tenor) . Emily Fredrickson – Trombone . Don Vappie – Banjo, Guitar . Peter Harris – Bass . Jasen Weaver – Bass . Jason Marshall – Clarinet (Bass), Sax (Baritone) . Adonis Rose – Drums . Derek Douget – Sax (Tenor) . David Harris – Trombone . Michael Watson – Trombone, Vocals . Bernard Floyd – Trumpet . Branden Lewis – Trumpet . Eric Lucero – Trumpet . Leon “Kid Chocolate” Brown – Trumpet, Vocals . Ashlin Parker – Trumpet, Vocals . Glen David Andrews – Vocals

Production : Produced By Irvin Mayfield . Mike Esneault, Bill Summers, Irvin Mayfield, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Victor Atkins, Edward Petersen, Emily Fredrickson . Casey Contreary – Engineer . Misha Kachkachishvili – Engineer

Arrangements : Mike Esneault, Bill Summers, Irvin Mayfield, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Victor Atkins, Edward Petersen, Emily Fredrickson

Package : Tulani Bridgewater Kowalski – Art Direction . Britton Stewart – Graphic Design . Soledad O’Brien – Liner Notes . Greg Miles – Photography

Recorded 2014 – 2015.

Released On April 20, 2015 By Masterworks / Okeh Records.

(Source Dee Dee Bridgewater‘s ‘Dee Dee’s Feathers’ | Official Site)

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BroadwayWorld
Dee Dee’s Feathers is a modern vision of New Orleans and features traditional songs such as “Big Chief,” “St. James Infirmary” and “What a Wonderful World” along with new compositions “Congo Square” and “C’est ici que je t’aime.” The album transports the listener through the historic New Orleans neighborhood of Treme. […]

The Daily Beast
NOJO’s kickoff concert at People’s Health Jazz Market with guest vocalist Dee Dee Bridgewater is April 24. The chanteuse also performs with NOJO April 26 at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival presented by Shell, and the band has a summer tour lined up with Bridgewater, before the August release of the NOJO collaboration, Dee Dee’s Feathers on Sony. […]

All About Jazz
The combination of Bridgewater’s bluesy and beautifully brash delivery of these songs, Mayfield’s bawdy trumpet solos and obbligato work, the authentic, swaying and swooning sounds of the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra, and the contributions of notable guests like Dr. John and percussionist Bill Summers makes for a winning formula. […]

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