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Dianne Reeves

Recognized as one of jazz's pre-eminent vocalists, Grammy winner Dianne Reeves is one of the most significant singers in jazz. While her singing is steeped in tradition, her rhythmic virtuosity and improvisational ease are breathtaking.

Reeves has won the Grammy for Best Jazz Vocal Performance for each of her last three recordings: A Little Moonlight in 2003, The Calling in 2001 and In The Moment- Live in Concert in 2000. In fact, Reeves is the only recording artist in any singing category to have accomplished such a feat three records in a row. In 2006, Dianne Reeves went on to yet again garner the award for a fourth record-breaking time for best jazz vocal album for her soundtrack to the film Good Night, and Good Luck (Concord).

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”Dianne's the legitimate extension of all of the good things that have gone on before, from Ethel Waters to Ella Fitzgerald, Sarah and Carmen. She is earth mother, lover, the hurt child: she manages to get inside each one of those things.” ~ Joe Williams in Down Beat

“A starburst of song exploded onto the stage along with the rain, a musical front moved through Qatar on Thursday evening changing the musical landscape forever.” ~The Peninsula, Qatar's preeminent English language paper

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Albums

When You Know
When You Know
Blue Note Records
2008
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Blue Note Legends
Blue Note
2008
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Music For Lovers
Blue Note
2006
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Good Night, And Good...
Blue Note
2005
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Good Night, and Good Luck
Good Night, and Good...
Concord Music Group
2005
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A Little Moonlight
A Little Moonlight
Blue Note Records
2004
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