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Jazz Singer Blossom Dearie Dies

6 years agoMusic / Jazz : Jazz Elements

jazz music news, obituaries Blossom Dearie 1926 - 2009 Vocalist’s Career Spanned More Than 50 Years New York jazz singer and pianist Blossom Dearie has died. The woman whose voice was as sweet as her name died on February 9th of natural causes in her Greenwich Street apartment. She was 82. Blossom Dearie’s highly distinctive voice [...]
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Blossom Dearie (1926-2009)

Music / Jazz : JazzWax (6 years ago)

Blossom Dearie, a delicate pianist, composer, arranger and singer with a helium-high voice who helped pioneer vocalese in New York and Paris in the late 1940s and early 1950s, died on Saturday in Greenwich Village after a long illne... Read Post

Abbey Lincoln, Soulful Jazz Vocalist, Dies at 80

Entertainment : Speakeasy - WSJ.com (4 years ago)

Abbey Lincoln, the gifted jazz vocalist and songwriter who in the ‘60s altered her career for the then-controversial cause of civil rights, died Saturday in New York. She was 80. Read Post

'Desperate Housewives' and 'Sopranos' Actress Polly Bergen Dead at 84

Entertainment : The Stir By CafeMom: Entertainment (yesterday)

Post by Jenny Erikson. Celebrated actress Polly Bergen died of natural causes on Saturday, September 20. The Broadway star also made a name for herself on the screen -- both big and small -- and had a career that spanned decades. Ac... Read Post


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