Blossom Dearie

Blossom Dearies
Margrethe Blossom Dearie (April 28, 1924 – February 7, 2009) was an American jazz singer and pianist.wikipedia
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Dave Frishberg

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Dearie performed regular engagements in London and New York City over many years and collaborated with many musicians, including Johnny Mercer, Miles Davis, Jack Segal, Johnny Mandel, Duncan Lamont, Bob Dorough, Dave Frishberg and Jay Berliner.
His songs have been performed by Blossom Dearie, Rosemary Clooney, Shirley Horn, Anita O'Day, Michael Feinstein, Irene Kral, Diana Krall, Stacey Kent, John Pizzarelli and Mel Tormé.

Bob Dorough

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Dearie performed regular engagements in London and New York City over many years and collaborated with many musicians, including Johnny Mercer, Miles Davis, Jack Segal, Johnny Mandel, Duncan Lamont, Bob Dorough, Dave Frishberg and Jay Berliner. She formed a vocal group, the Blue Stars (1952–1955), which included Michel Legrand's sister, Christiane, and Bob Dorough.
Dorough became famous as the composer and performer of songs in the series Schoolhouse Rock!, as well as for his work with Miles Davis, Blossom Dearie, and others.

Jack Segal

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Dearie performed regular engagements in London and New York City over many years and collaborated with many musicians, including Johnny Mercer, Miles Davis, Jack Segal, Johnny Mandel, Duncan Lamont, Bob Dorough, Dave Frishberg and Jay Berliner.
His composition May I Come In? was the title track for a Blossom Dearie album.

Jay Berliner

Dearie performed regular engagements in London and New York City over many years and collaborated with many musicians, including Johnny Mercer, Miles Davis, Jack Segal, Johnny Mandel, Duncan Lamont, Bob Dorough, Dave Frishberg and Jay Berliner.
He recorded with singers Andrea Bocelli, Debby Boone, Kristin Chenoweth, Perry Como, Harry Connick Jr., Sammy Davis Jr., Blossom Dearie, Sergio Franchi, Astrud Gilberto, Rupert Holmes, Bernadette Peters, Frank Sinatra, Jerry Vale, Frankie Valli, and Russell Watson.

Moody's Mood for Love

Moody's Mood
In 1954, Dearie and King Pleasure recorded "Moody's Mood for Love" (a vocal adaptation by Eddie Jefferson of a James Moody sax solo for "I'm in the Mood for Love") and this is so noted on the Prestige album King Pleasure Sings.
King Pleasure's version included vocals by Blossom Dearie as well as instrumental contributions from Teacho Wiltshire as "Teacho and Band".

King Pleasure

In 1954, Dearie and King Pleasure recorded "Moody's Mood for Love" (a vocal adaptation by Eddie Jefferson of a James Moody sax solo for "I'm in the Mood for Love") and this is so noted on the Prestige album King Pleasure Sings.
Pleasure's 1952 recording, his first after signing a contract with the Prestige label, is considered a jazz classic; the female vocalist featured is Blossom Dearie.

Blossom Dearie Sings Rootin' Songs

As it proved very popular, the LP Blossom Dearie Sings Rootin' Songs was released as a premium item that could be ordered for one dollar and a proof of purchase.
Blossom Dearie Sings Rootin' Songs is a 1963 studio album by Blossom Dearie.

Blossom Time at Ronnie Scott's

recording of her 1966 performance at Ronnie Scott's
She recorded four albums in the United Kingdom during the 1960s that were released on the Fontana label, including a recording of her 1966 performance at Ronnie Scott's.
Blossom Time at Ronnie Scott's is a 1966 live album by Blossom Dearie.

Riviera (song)

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One of Dearie's most famous song recordings from that period is "The Riviera", with music by Cy Coleman and lyrics by Joseph McCarthy, in 1956.
3 (1953). The version probably best known is that performed by Blossom Dearie on her album Give Him the Ooh-La-La'' (1958).

Schoolhouse Rock!

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Dearie appeared on television throughout her career, including voice work for the children's educational series Schoolhouse Rock!.
Schoolhouse Rock! debuted as a series in January 1973 with "Multiplication Rock," a collection of animated shorts adapting the multiplication tables to songs written by Bob Dorough; Dorough also performed most of the songs, with Grady Tate and Blossom Dearie each performing one during this season.

Hires Root Beer

Hires
In 1962, she recorded a radio commercial for Hires Root Beer.
A mid-1960s' advertising campaign featured jingles by jazz singer Blossom Dearie, wherein she sang in a Betty-Boop voice: "Hires Root Beer! Hires Rootin' Tootin' Root Beer! Hires Rootin'-Tootin' Rabble-Rousin', lion-roarin', Roman-candle-lightin' Root Beer!"

Blossom Dearie (album)

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Blossom Dearie is a studio album by Blossom Dearie.

Bobby Jaspar

Bobby Jasper
Dearie lived in Paris during the early 1950s; here she met and in 1954 married Bobby Jaspar, a Belgian flutist and saxophonist.
Here he met singer Blossom Dearie; the two were married in 1954 but separated in 1957.

Give Him the Ooh-La-La (album)

Give Him the Ooh-La-La1958 album with the same nameGive Him the Ooh-La-La'' (album)
Give Him the Ooh-La-La is a 1958 studio album by American jazz singer Blossom Dearie.

Daffodil Records

Daffodil
In 1974, Dearie established her own label, Daffodil Records, which allowed her to have full control of the recording and distribution of her albums.
Daffodil Records is a record label that was founded by American jazz singer Blossom Dearie in 1973.

Soubrette Sings Broadway Hit Songs

Soubrette: Blossom Dearie Sings Broadway Hit Songs is a 1960 studio album by Blossom Dearie, with an orchestra arranged by Russell Garcia.

Blossom Dearie Sings Comden and Green

Blossom Dearie Sings Comden and Green is a 1959 album by Blossom Dearie, focusing on the work of lyricists Betty Comden and Adolph Green.

Christiane Legrand

Christiane
She formed a vocal group, the Blue Stars (1952–1955), which included Michel Legrand's sister, Christiane, and Bob Dorough.

That's Just the Way I Want to Be

That's Just the Way I Want to Be is a 1970 album by Blossom Dearie.

Simply (Blossom Dearie album)

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Simply is an album by jazz singer Blossom Dearie that was released in 1982 on her label, Daffodil Records.

Norma Tanega

After a period of inactivity, Dearie recorded the album That's Just the Way I Want to Be (containing the song "Dusty Springfield", an ode to the British pop star, co-written by Dearie with Norma Tanega), which was released in 1970.
In 1970 Tanega teamed up with jazz pianist Blossom Dearie to write a song about Springfield for Dearie's album That's Just the Way I Want to Be.