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March 28, 2014 On this episode of Piano Jazz, host Marian McPartland accompanies Reeves in "Softly, As in a Morning Sunrise" and "Million Dollar Secret."
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Backstage at the Kennedy Center tribute concert to Abbey Lincoln, left to right: Dee Dee Bridgewater, Terri Lyne Carrington, Cassandra Wilson, Dianne Reeves.
January 16, 2014 Dee Dee Bridgewater, Dianne Reeves and Cassandra Wilson sing from the Abbey Lincoln songbook.
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L-R: Lizz Wright, Angelique Kidjo and Dianne Reeves perform at the 2011 Detroit Jazz Festival.
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January 1, 2012 Three women with superhuman voices — Angelique Kidjo, Dianne Reeves & Lizz Wright — have been touring together under the banner Sing The Truth! The idea is to perform songs of empowerment and love.
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May 20, 2011 The jazz icon, composer, lyricist and performer died last year at age 80. On the eve of a tribute performance, Grammy-winning vocalists Dee Dee Bridgewater and Dianne Reeves reflect upon Lincoln's music and legacy.
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February 1, 2011 Not only does she nail all the things that define great jazz singers, but Reeves also expands the idea of what a jazz vocalist is. She constructs intricate rhythm arrangements and choruses that leave listeners humming for days.
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January 1, 2011 The jazz singer is a powerhouse -- a caretaker of a rich, hearty delivery which goes anywhere she sets her imagination to. In front of a crack staff of modern jazz musicians, she counted down to midnight in Mountain Time and on the West Coast.
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Clockwise from left: Von Freeman, the Jon Faddis Jazz Orchestra of New York, Dianne Reeves, Lionel Loueke. Center (L-R): Cyrus Chestnut, Benny Green.
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December 31, 2010 On New Year's Eve, NPR Music and WBGO presented a broadcast of live jazz performances throughout the night leading into 2011, from venues all across the U.S. Hear performances from Dianne Reeves, Von Freeman, Lionel Loueke and Jon Faddis.
September 14, 2009 Blue Note Records is a record label for which the visuals carry almost as much artistic cachet as the music. The label's covers tend to employ generous amounts of white space, splashes of color, prominent shading and themes evoking introspection and celebration. All of that frequently translates to the music inside.
April 9, 2008 Singer Dianne Reeves is a force to be reckoned with. She has an international reputation, and she's the only singer to win Grammy awards in a vocal category for three consecutive recordings. NPR's Tony Cox spoke with Reeves about her new album, When You Know.
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November 21, 2007 LaShonda Katrice Barnett interviewed more than 40 black female musicians in her quest to know about the craft of songwriting. She shares what she learned in her book, I Got Thunder: Black Women Songwriters and Their Craft, and tells Farai Chideya how these women shaped modern music.
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