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Dianne Reeves Height, Weight, Age, Facts, Biography

Dianne Reeves Quick Info
Height 5 ft 8 in
Weight 75 kg
Date of Birth October 23, 1956
Zodiac Sign Scorpio
Eye Color Dark Brown

Dianne Reeves is an American singer, musician, and actor who started singing and playing the piano in 1971. Her discography consists of multiple albums and tracks such as Welcome to My LoveFor Every HeartDianne ReevesA Little Moonlight, The Nearness of YouNever Too FarMore to Love, Art & SurvivalBridgesCome In, I RememberWhen You Know, Never Said (Chan’s Song), Quiet After the StormBeautiful Life, Waiting In Vain (ft. Lalah Hathaway), The Grand EncounterWhen Morning Comes, The Calling: Celebrating Sarah Vaughan, That Day…Better Days, and I Want You (ft. Sean Jones). Moreover, Dianne Reeves has won at least 5 Grammy Awards.

Born Name

Dianne Elizabeth Reeves

Nick Name

Dianne

Dianne Reeves in 2017
Dianne Reeves in 2017 (Renaud.alouche / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 4.0)

Sun Sign

Scorpio

Born Place

Detroit, Michigan, United States

Nationality

American

 

Education

Dianne Reeves studied at Cure D’Ars Catholic School in Denver. She also attended the University of Colorado and studied music.

Occupation

Singer, Musician, Actor

Family

  • Father – He was a singer.
  • Mother – Vada Swanson (Used to play the trumpet)
  • Others – Charles Burrell (Uncle) (Musician) (often referred to as “the Jackie Robinson of Classical Music”), George Duke (Cousin) (Keyboardist, Composer, Singer, Songwriter, Record Producer, Educator, Musical Director)

Manager

Dianne Reeves has been signed with –

  • Depth of Field Management, New York City, New York, United States
  • International Music Network, Gloucester, Massachusetts, United States
  • Music Works International

Genre

Jazz

Instruments

Vocals, Piano

Labels

Blue Note Records, Concord Records

Build

Average

Dianne Reeves as seen while smiling for a picture
Dianne Reeves as seen while smiling for a picture (John Mathew Smith & www.celebrity-photos.com / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0)

Height

5 ft 8 in or 173 cm

Weight

75 kg or 165.5 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

Dianne Reeves has dated –

  1. Sergio Mendes – She had a fling with Brazilian musician Sergio Mendes in the past.
  2. Harry Belafonte – Dianne Reeves was once romantically involved with singer, songwriter, activist, and actor Harry Belafonte.

Race / Ethnicity

Black

Hair Color

Black

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

Pierced ears

Religion

She was raised Catholic.

Dianne Reeves as seen at the 120th Anniversary of Carnegie Hall in MOMA, New York City in April 2011
Dianne Reeves as seen at the 120th Anniversary of Carnegie Hall in MOMA, New York City in April 2011 (Joella Marano / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0)

Dianne Reeves Facts

  1. She was born into a musical family.
  2. She grew up in Denver, Colorado.
  3. She was 2 years old when her father died.
  4. In 1987, Dianne Reeves released her eponymous studio album via Blue Note Records and it included songs like I’ve Got It Bad and That Ain’t GoodChan’s Song (Never Said), Yesterdays, That’s All, and Sky Islands. The album peaked at #1 on the Billboard Contemporary Jazz Albums chart and at #28 on the Billboard Top Soul Albums chart.
  5. She performed at the closing ceremony of the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City, Utah.
  6. Dianne Reeves was cast as a Jazz Singer in the 2005 historical drama film Good Night, and Good Luck, starring David Strathairn, Patricia Clarkson, George Clooney, Jeff Daniels, Robert Downey Jr., Frank Langella, Tate Donovan, and Ray Wise.
  7. Her album When You Know was released on April 15, 2008, through Blue Note Records and its tracklist includes The Windmills of Your MindJust My Imagination (Running Away with Me), Once I LovedToday Will Be a Good DayMidnight SunI’m in Love Again, and Over the Weekend. The album peaked at #6 on the US Top Jazz Albums (Billboard) chart.
  8. Talking about Dianne Reeves, music critic Scott Yanow has said: “A logical successor to Dinah Washington and Carmen McRae, Reeves is a superior interpreter of lyrics and a skilled scat singer.”
  9. On February 11, 2014, she released her studio album titled Beautiful Life and it won the Grammy Award for “Best Jazz Vocal Album”.

Featured Image by Renaud.alouche / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 4.0

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