At the age of 19, Melody Gardot was struck by an SUV while riding a bicycle in a nearly fatal accident. In this interview, Melody discusses her amazing story of how music therapy faciliated her recovery, and ultimately led to a career as a world-renowned recording artist on the Verve recording label.
The interview is conducted by Craig M. Cortello, The “Business Musician” for a series of podcasts entitled Potential of Music that illuminated the benefits of music and music education.
Continuing with great songs for the season – I remembered George Winston’s instrumental version of this song from his December album, but the lyrics are so beautiful and I found this version that’s mostly acoustic guitar and vocals. Singer Leigh Nash has a childlike quality to her voice (You may remember the group’s hit single Kiss Me) that seems appropriate.