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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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She was hip: Blossom Dearie dies...

Entertainment / Music : The Daily Swarm (6 years ago)

New York Times: A singer, pianist and songwriter with an independent spirit who zealously guarded her privacy, Ms. Dearie pursued a singular career that blurred the line between jazz and cabaret. An interpretive minimalist with cavi... Read Post

David Amram on Blossom Dearie

Music / Jazz : JazzWax (6 years ago)

In 1955, jazz French hornist and composer David Amram was in Paris playing and recording with saxophonist Bobby Jaspar. Jaspar was married to singer Blossom Dearie at the time. When Dearie died in February, I e-mailed David for his ... Read Post

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


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