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Bridgewater to Take Over Jazzset

Effective Oct. 1, award-winning vocalist Dee Dee Bridgewater (pictured left) will replace Branford Marsalis as host of National Public Radio’s (NPR) JazzSet, a weekly series that airs on nearly 130 public radio stations nationwide and spotlights top jazz performances from festivals, nightclubs and concerts from around the world.

Marsalis, who has reigned over JazzSet for the past 10 years, says “I have thoroughly enjoyed my association with the program, but it is time to give someone else an opportunity to be involved with this prestigious show.”

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