December 27, 2017 – 3:41 am

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with the Memphis Soulphony
Boston 2017 [no label, 1CD]

Live at the Scullers Jazz Club, Allston, Boston, MA; December 1, 2017. Very good WGBH-HD-FM Boston broadcast.

In September 2017, American jazz singer Dee Dee Bridgewater released Memphis… Yes, I’m Ready - her detour into Soul City and Southern soul.

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Thanks to zootype for sharing the show at Dime.

Picture by Mark Higashino, posted at - Thanks!

HD over FM broadcast
HD-FM tuner > PC
> stereo 16-bit 44.1 kbps WAV > tracked and edited in audio editor > WAVs >
SBEs repaired, checksum files and FLAC-8 files
created in Trader’s Little Helper

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Track 01. intro 0:52
Track 02. Burnt Bicuits [Booker T Jones and Chips Moman]/Goin’ Down Slow * [Bobby Blue Bland cover by St Louis Jimmy Oden] 11:13
Track 03. intro 1:26
Track 04. Giving Up * [Gladys Knight cover by Van McCoy]/intro/I Can’t Get Next to You * [Al Green cover by Barrett Strong and Norman Whitfield] 11:52
Track 05. intro 2:13
Track 06. The Sweeter He Is * [Soul Children cover] 12:13
Track 07. B-A-B-Y * [Isaac Hayes and David Porter] 5:13
Track 08. intro 2:34
Track 09. Don’t Be Cruel * [Otis Blackwell and Elvis Presley] 5:02
Track 10. intro 0:14
Track 11. I Can’t Stand the Rain * [Donald Maurice Bryant, Bernard Miller, Ann Peebles] 4:23
Track 12. Hound Dog * [Big Mama Thornton cover - Jerry Lieber and Mike Stoller] 6:44
Track 13. The Thrill is Gone * [BB King] 12:26
Track 14. outro 1:46
79 mins

* Tracks from Memphis… Yes, I’m Ready.

Dee Dee Bridgewater - vocals
Curtis Pulliam - trumpet,
Bryant Lockhart - tenor saxophone, vocals
Charlton Johnson - guitar
Dell Smith - keyboards
Barry Campbell - bass
Carlos Sargent - drums
Monet Owens -
Shantelle Norman-Beatty - vocals

Click here to order Memphis… Yes, I’m Ready.

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  1. One Response to “DEE DEE BRIDGEWATER - BOSTON 2017”

  2. Go back to scat your jazz dee dee,soul isn’t as
    easy it sounds for a jazz ear

    By easy on Dec 27, 2017

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