02/02/12

Dee Dee Bridgewater & Roy Haynes to Headline Portland Jazz Festival

Singer to salute Billie Holiday; drummer to make Portland debut as leader

Dee Dee Bridgewater and Roy Haynes will headline the 2012 U.S. Bank Portland Jazz Festival presented by Alaska Airlines. Bridgewater will perform repertoire from her recent Grammy Award-winning project, in a program titled “To Billie with Love: A Celebration of Lady Day,” paying homage to Billie Holiday on Thursday, February 23 at 7 p.m. Haynes will make his Portland debut as a leader with his Fountain of Youth band on Friday, February 24 at 7 p.m. Both performances will take place at the Newmark Theatre, 31111 SW Broadway (at Main Street), Portland, OR 97205. Call 503-248-4335 or visit PDX Jazz for more information. For online tickets, visit: Tickets.

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Dragan Tasic

Dee Dee Bridgewater

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