The same day that I received news about my friend Brooke, I also found out that jazz legend Blossom Dearie died. While some people may not know Ms. Dearie by name, any kid from the School House Rock generation knows her distinctive voice…
Unpack Your Adjectives
As a child, Figure Eight left a strong impression on me. I’m not sure if it was the haunting melody or the warning about skating on thin ice and seeing the boy falling in the freezing cold water. Either way, her wispy voice stuck in my head for years. I had no idea that she was an accomplished musician and had released several albums–a couple being added to my music collection over recnt years. I am sad to hear she passed away.
My favorite Blossom Dearie song:
Rhode Island is Famous for You