April 28, 1928

“And a lot of good jazz pianists cannot accompany singers. It’s two different things. Accompanying is a talent all in itself. If you just play 4,000 notes and a lot of useless arpeggios and things—it doesn’t mean anything. It’s just a distraction.” Blossom Dearie

Blossom Dearie American jazz singer and pianist was born.

Blossom Dearie – American Jazz Pianist – Associated Links

Blossom_Dearie_1292850a
Link to Photo Credit: Blossom Dearie