“The most admired jazz diva since the heyday of Sarah Vaughan, Ella Fitzgerald and Billie Holiday.” - The New York Times
One of the world’s top jazz vocalists today, Dianne Reeves has won five Grammys as a result of her unique vocal stylings. Her extensive career includes recording and performing with Wynton Marsalis and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, as well as her music being featured in George Clooney’s film, “Good Night, and Good Luck.” She showcases her broad musical range by performing popular jazz standards alongside a variety of genres, sometimes including rock, funk and samba. Audiences will be left breathless by this diva’s talent.
Diane Reeves’ storied career includes receiving the Grammy for Best Jazz Vocal Performance for three consecutive recordings, a Grammy first in any vocal category. Featured in George Clooney’s six-time Academy Award nominated “Good Night, and Good Luck,” Reeves won her fourth of five Best Jazz Vocal Grammys for the film's soundtrack.
In addition to recording and performing with Wynton Marsalis and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, Reeves has also recorded with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and was a featured soloist with the Berlin Philharmonic. Reeves was the first Creative Chair for Jazz for the Los Angeles Philharmonic and the first singer to ever perform at the famed Walt Disney Concert Hall.
Reeves has toured the world, including performing with “Sing the Truth,” a musical celebration of Nina Simone. She performed at the White House on multiple occasions, including President Obama's State Dinner for the President of China, as well as the Governors’ Ball.
Reeves' latest release, “Beautiful Life,” won the 2015 Grammy for Best Jazz Vocal Album. In 2015 she also joined Paul Simon, James Taylor and Bobby McFerrin in a tribute to Michael Brecker at Jazz at Lincoln Center.