Blossom Dearie Blossom Dearie

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  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 1989
  • Label: Polygram Records

Tracks:

  • Buy for $0.991.'Deed I Do
  • Buy for $0.992.Lover Man
  • Buy for $0.993.Ev'rything I've Got
  • Buy for $0.994.Comment Allez-Vous
  • Buy for $0.995.More Than You Know
  • Buy for $0.996.Thou Swell
  • Buy for $0.997.It Might as Well Be Spring
  • Buy for $0.998.Tout Doucement
  • Buy for $0.999.You for Me
  • Buy for $0.9910.Now at Last
  • Buy for $0.9911.I Hear Music
  • Buy for $0.9912.Wait Till You See Her
  • Buy for $0.9913.I Won't Dance
  • Buy for $0.9914.A Fine Spring Morning
  • Buy for $0.9915.They Say It's Spring - (previously unreleased, bonus track)
  • Buy for $0.9916.Johnny One Note - (previously unreleased, bonus track)
  • Buy for $0.9917.Blossom's Blues - (previously unreleased, bonus track)

Product Description:

Personnel: Blossom Dearie (vocals, piano); Herb Ellis (guitar); Ray Brown (bass); Jo Jones (drums).
Recorded in New York, New York on September 11-12, 1956. "Blossom's Blues" recorded April 8-9, 1959. Includes liner notes by Will Friedwald.
Digitally remastered by Tom "Curly" Ruff (PolyGram Studios).
Personnel: Blossom Dearie (vocals, piano); Herb Ellis (guitar); Joe James, Jo Jones (drums).
Liner Note Author: Will Friedwald.
Recording information: 09/11/1956-04/09/1959.
Though she made her first appearance in 1952 as the uncredited "answer voice" on King Pleasure's celebrated "Moody's Mood for Love," it still took a few years for Blossom Dearie to establish herself as a solo artist. Boasting expert support from the likes of bassist Ray Brown and drummer Jo Jones, 1956's BLOSSOM DEARIE was a debut worth waiting for. With her schoolmarm voice and whimsical air, Blossom Dearie today is known as one of our pre-eminent cabaret artists. What her first LP makes clear is that she was (and remains) foremost a bona fide jazz musician, grounded in a solid sense of swing.
BLOSSOM DEARIE features the singer in varied guises: piano instrumentalist ("More Than you Know"), up-tempo swinger ("Everything I Got"), jazz balladeer ("Loverman"), and French chanteuse ("Comment Allez Vous" and "Tout Doucement"). Ms. Dearie infuses the proceedings with her estimable humor and magical delivery, lending each performance the bloom of "A Fine Spring Morning," a title which closed the original LP in songful style.

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  • Sales Rank: 49,503
  • UPC: 042283793422
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