Thursday May 05, 2011
JAZZ SPRING 2011 Dianne Reeves
Dianne Reeves is one of the greatest living jazz singers of our time. Her musical career stretches back to her teenage years at the beginning of the 1970s, when the legendary trumpeter Clark Terry became her mentor. Her first album, Welcome to My Love, was released in 1977, and has since been followed by numerous live and studio recordings. The American music community has recognized Reeves for her work so far by awarding her four Grammy Awards in the “Best Jazz Vocal” category. An intensively creative artist, Reeves gave a highly successful concert to promote her new album at the Főnix Hall in Debrecen in the spring of 2010. Just one year later she returns with a clutch of new musical ideas, which she presents on this occasion in the Palace of Arts for the opening concert of the 2011 Jazz Spring. The special thing about this concert, dubbed Strings Attached, is that the singer’s voice will be backed by two guitars, played by two musicians at the forefront of the jazz guitar.
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