Photo credit: Le Nouvelliste- Dee Dee Bridgewater

On Jan. 18, Dee Dee Bridgewater captivated the audience in attendance at the opening of the 14th edition of the  Port-au-Prince International Jazz Festival (PAPJAZZ) at Karibe Hotel. The Grammy and Tony award artist played several recognizable jazz standards during her set and wowed the audience with her undeniable talent. 

Born into a Haitian family in Stone Mountain GA. , Rachele visited Haiti several times in her youth and connected to the country and the culture. She moved to Haiti in 2009, where she put her English degree to use as a writer, using her voice and pen to promote tourism in the country and highlight the richness of the Haitian culture and people.

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