Picture this: a short, curly-haired brunette sits down at a grand piano. She begins to bang out a few chords; they’re playful, but in a minor key. Suddenly, a creamy soprano streams out of her mouth effortlessly.
How many contemporary artists are worldwide pop sensations who maintain their creative integrity even under the scrutiny of the harshest critics? One.
When she was 19, Philadelphia singer/songwriter Melody Gardot was involved in an accident that damaged both her body and her brain. A car struck her as she was riding her bicycle, although she can’t remember why or where she was pedaling to. The accident left her with a fractured pelvis and damaged her spine.
When Jimmy Buffett’s fans – called Parrotheads – get together, it’s a given that there will be a lot of food, fun, tropical music and adult beverages.