DEVON BRIDGEWATER
602-487-5845
and NUANCE MUSIC, LIVE!

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Founded in 1989, the most important thing Nuance does is provide the live music you want for your special event! We care most about your vision and satisfaction. Devon Bridgewater and Nuance Jazz Trio have won numerous awards. He began performing professionally at age 14. 
Devon has performed throughout Arizona, at nearly every well-known establishment. His 40 years of experience is unmatched and our services come with a personal touch. 
Devon graduated from West Phoenix High, and in 1981, from Harvard University. While at Harvard he played in the Harvard Orchestra, the prestigious Harvard University Monday Night Jazz Band, and at numerous clubs in Massachusetts and New York.
He has played with countless well-known classical, jazz musicians, and pop performers. Devon has been called upon for decades for swingin' jazz, and dependable classical, Latin, country and big band performances.
Devon has performed with Dizzy Gillespie, Yo Yo Ma, Ted Curson, Nadine Jansen, The Temptations, Bobby Vinton, Frankie Carle, Harold Land, Bob Wilbur, Bobby Rosengarden, Slide Hampton, Lee Konitz, Helen Forrest, and The  New Glenn Miller Orchestra.
Devon also performed locally for a year with Ottmar Liebert, and for 4 years with Esteban.
He is passionate, versatile, detail-oriented, and competent! He plays classical, jazz, Latin-jazz, ethnic, Jewish, country, big band... He has been on the "Best Jazz Of Phoenix" list and other "Best Of..." and "Don't Miss..." music lists. He has a fine and very professional reputation. He is interested in the best music for your event. Devon specializes in the perfect wedding music : ceremony, cocktail/reception music... He would love to make your event as Devon Bridgewater and Nuance Jazz Trio (duo or solo) would be delighted to play great jazz for your corporate function! He's the best in town, and is interested in quality and excellence for your event! He has an impeccable reputation in AZ, and various other states AND IS YOUR BEST VALUE! Nuance Jazz Trio is classically trained, and quite versatile, but their first passion is jazz.





















Devon is the best jazz violinist in AZ, hands down. The Arizona Republic awarded Nuance "Best Local Jazz Performers". Nuance was mentioned in the July/August 2003 issue of Harvard Magazine and appeared on national television (FoodNation with Bobby Flay) in 2008.
Jazz-In-AZ awarded Devon Bridgewater "Best Jazz Trumpet Player" and "Best Jazz Violinist", KJZZ awarded Devon "Arizona Jazz Favorite", and the prestigious "Downbeat" magazine (international jazz magazine) listed him as a "Player To Catch." Devon has received several Gigmasters awards. Nuance always tries for a perfect presentation and score from our clients. We have MANY testimonials on our website.

Nuance performs at the Valley's leading resort hotels and night spots, including The Phoenician, J.W. Marriott at Desert Ridge, The Wigwam, The Arizona Biltmore, The Westin-Kierland Resort, The Camelback Inn, The Scottsdale Princess, The Boulders, The Four Seasons and many other fine establishments throughout the Southwest. 

Devon has 35 years of experience. He's been playing professionally since he was 14 years old. He has played for many sizes and types of corporate functions, festivals, galas and weddings. He has the appropriate equipment. Devon has performed indoors and outdoors numerous times. He is a seasoned, professional, and completely dependable!
More on Devon, Nuance Jazz Trio, and Nuance Strings and Brass..................... 
Devon is currently involved in a documentary film project (Rafael Chavarria). As the music director, he has given numerous TV, radio, and film interviews, and performed at the MIM and on the CALA festival Herberger outdoor main stage, and upcoming performances. 
Devon graduated from Harvard University, where he played in the prestigious Monday Night Jazz Band. He played at numerous clubs in the east, including Boston and New York.
He has played at numerous Boston and New York clubs. He performed for 3 years at The Phoenician High Tea. He is opening for jazz great alto sax player, Charles McPherson in 2016!
Devon Bridgewater and Nuance Strings and Brass is the premier classical Trio/Quartet of Arizona. With decades of experience, Nuance Strings and Brass performs beautifully, professionally, and passionately. Devon has been performing professionally since he was 14 years old! His experience allows a particular understanding of the various types of events, and a unique ability to perceive and communicate musically just what the client envisions! Nuance Strings and Brass are available to provide excellence at your next event! He plays violin and trumpet equally well. He is an artist, and plays beautifully and passionately. His focus is always to play just what you want, just as you envision it! He gives excellent service, and wants the entire process to go well for the bride and groom from start to finish. We are the best value in town. 
Devon and Nuance can perform as a quartet, trio or duo. We can also provide you with an excellent vocalist.
Devon can mix genres, and we can provide DJs.
The Arizona Republic awarded Nuance "Best Jazz Performers". Downbeat Magazine listed Nuance Jazz Trio as “the group to catch.” Nuance was mentioned in the July/August 2003 issue of Harvard Magazine and appeared on national television (FoodNation with Bobby Flay, 2007). Nuance performs at the Valley's leading resort hotels and night spots, including The Phoenician, J.W. Marriott at Desert Ridge, The Wigwam, The Arizona Biltmore, The Westin-Kierland Resort, The Camelback Inn, The Boulders, The Four Seasons and many other fine establishments throughout the Southwest. Nuance is bilingual (English/Spanish), which allows them to conduct workshops and seminars to multi-cultural audiences. The trio has toured internationally under the auspices of the Arizona Commission on the Arts, the Mexican Consulate and the United States Embassy. 
He has played with countless well known classical and jazz musicians, and pop performers, and has been called upon for decades for swingin' jazz, and dependable classical, Latin, country and big band performances.
Devon has also performed with Yo-Yo Ma, Nadine Jansen, The Temptations, Bobby Vinton, Frankie Carle, Harold Land, Bob Wilbur, Bobby Rosengarden, Slide Hampton, Lee Konitz, Helen Forrest, and The New Glenn Miller Orchestra.
His experience allows a particular understanding of the various types of events, and a unique ability to perceive and communicate musically just what the client envisions! Nuance Strings and Brass are available to provide excellence at your next event! Concert promoters and presenters trust this superb trio and can always rely on an exciting presentation of tasteful, swinging jazz, and the finest classical music!
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