Five-time Grammy winner and world-renowned jazz artist Dianne Reeves is celebrating the 40th anniversary of her career at Zorlu Performing Arts Center. As part of the Garanti Jazz Green concert series, Reeves is set to perform her timeless songs with her unique voice on Apr. 18. Having been discovered by trumpet player Clark Terry at a very young age in Chicago, Reeves released a total of 18 classic albums after her debut namesake album in 1987. Starting from her career, Dianne Reeves is considered as following in the steps of jazz legends such as Dinah Washington and Carmen McRae by music authorities.
The American singer made a name for herself in Hollywood after acting in George Clooney's six Academy Award nominee film "Good Night, and Good Luck" as a jazz singer and won a Grammy Award for Best Jazz Vocal Performance for the song she performed in the film. Her 2003 album "A Little Moonlight," which is produced by legendary music producer Arif Mardin, who is the award winning producer of Norah Jones and Aretha Franklin, received another Grammy in 2003 for "Best Jazz Vocal Album." Still being able to sing and perform exceptionally, Dianne Reeves won another Grammy in 2015 with her album "Beautiful Lie," which was released after a five year break.
Throughout her career, Reeves had the chance to work with esteemed musicians such as Wynton Marsalis, Stanley Turrentine, Lenny White. Billy Childs, Harry Belafonte, Gregory Porter, Robert Glasper, Lalah Hathaway, Esperanza Spalding, Paul Simon, James Taylor and Bobby McFerrin in various projects. The tickets for the concert can be purchased on www.biletix.com and www.zorlupsm.com as well as the main counters at Zorlu Performing Arts Center.