Cabaret Singer Blossom Dearie Dies 82

Blossom Dearie (April 28, 1926 – February 7, 2009) was an American jazz singer and pianist, often performing in the bebop genre and known for her "distinctive, girlish voice".

Death of Blossom Dearlie
Dearie died on February 7, 2009, at her apartment in Greenwich Village, New York City

In 1974, Dearie established her own label, Daffodil Records. Her distinctive voice and songs have been featured on the soundtracks of several films, including Kissing Jessica Stein, My Life Without Me, The Squid and the Whale and The Adventures of Felix. She has also recorded with various musicians, including Lyle Lovett.

Dearie continued to perform in clubs until 2007. One of the last remaining supper-club performers, she performed regular engagements in London and New York City over many years

Blossom Dearlie: I won’t dance