Rabat - Jazz titans Herbie Hancock and Dee Dee Bridgewater will be performing in Morocco.
Rabat – Jazz titans Herbie Hancock and Dee Dee Bridgewater will be performing in Morocco.
One of the world’s most renowned Jazz musicians, American pianist, keyboardist and composer Herbert Jeffrey “Herbie” Hancock will perform in concerts in Rabat and Marrakech.
He will be going cheek to check with Dee Dee Bridgewater, an American jazz singer and a United Nations Ambassador for the Food and Agriculture Organization. Dee Dee, her original name is Denise Eileen Garrett, performed with many of the great jazz musicians of her time, such as Ray Charles, Dizzy Gillespie, Sonny Rollins and others.
The pair will perform at Mohammed V Theater in Rabat on Tuesday, May 5th and in Marrakech at El Badi Palace on Thursday, May 7th.
In a press conference, Hancock, 75, expressed “great admiration” for the Moroccan Gnawa Music, while Dee Dee Bridgewater welcomed Morocco’s openness to Jazz and to music in general.