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Melody Gardot /ɡɑːrˈdoʊ/ (born February 2, 1985) is a Grammy-nominated American singer, writer and musician in Philadelphia. She has been influenced by such blues and jazz artists as Judy Garland, Janis Joplin, Miles Davis, Duke Ellington, Stan Getz and George Gershwin as well as Latin music artists such as Caetano Veloso. Her music has been compared to that of Nina Simone. Gardot follows the teachings of Buddhism, is a macrobiotic cook and humanitarian who often speaks about the benefits of music therapy. She has visited various universities and hospitals to speak about its ability to help reconnect neural pathways in the brain, improve speech ability, and lift general spirits. In 2012, it was reported that she had given her name to a music-therapy program in New Jersey. Gardot considers herself a "citizen of the world". Early life and education: Gardot was born in New Jersey, and was largely brought up by her grandparents. Her grandmother was a Polish immigrant, and her...

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On Feb 11, 2010. 5:06pm
Steve said

ohhhhhhh what a voice!
ill love you melody! :)
nothing warms the heart live a gorgeous voice!!
nice!...very nice!

On Feb 15, 2010. 12:56pm
ABC Jazz said

Yes indeed...!
If you like Melody G, check out Kristin Berardi. She's an Aussie too!



On Oct 20, 2010. 9:54am

Loved this track. And I agree with the previous comment - Kristin Beradi, Virna Sanzone and Michelle Nicole are all world class jazz singers that we have right here in Australia.

On Oct 21, 2010. 3:29pm
ABC Jazz said

Thanks again Kate - yes you're spot-on with those singers!

On May 22, 2011. 3:56pm
Tombo said

I just heard this on ABC Jazz, fantastic music. This woman's australian? Well there goes the cultural cringe out the window!

On Mar 27, 2012. 6:23pm
Anonymous said

Melody Gardot is Canadian. She is amazing. She was here as a support act with Diana Krall. Read about her on Wikipedia.. She is almost blind as she was severely disabled after a car ran her off her bicycle, but through her own will power and music healed herself to the point where she can perform as beautifully as this - writes her own songs too.

On Mar 27, 2012. 6:26pm
Anonymous said

Oops Sorry - I remembered her as Canadian because of the Diana Krall concert - seems she's American.

On May 22, 2013. 3:33pm
Hohoka said

Wow she is ssoo smmoooth. It seems effortless but it takes great tonal control. Love her smoothie tones.

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