Blossom Dearie is one of the most brilliant and attractive singers in jazz (the Astrud Gilberto of serious jazz). She formed Blue Stars Of France at the outset of her career in the early 50s and the band enjoyed an immediate American hit with their imaginative version of George Shearing’s ‘Lullaby Of Birdland’ which was arranged by Michel Legrand.
The Blue Stars Of France album is the coolest modern music; from it’s source evolved the Double Six Of Paris, Lambert Hendricks & Ross and the Swingle Singers. She is big in Japan (where many of Blossom’s best albums are in print) and in the States, where she will always be remembered for her lovely performances on ‘America Rock!’
Described by jazz critic Leonard Feather as “A Voice In a Million”, Blossom Dearie continues to tour and bring joy to sophisticated audiences everywhere. With her intimate style and unique voice, she remains one of the few survivors of a specialized art…