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Uplifting Music Therapy Story: Verve Recording Artist Melody Gardot

Continuing with yesterday’s theme of the ever-expanding applications of music therapy, meet Ms. Melody Gardot. Melody suffered a near-fatal accident when struck by an SUV while riding a bike at the age of nineteen. She turned to music therapy as an alternative to the numerous pain medications that doctors prescribed.

She has now signed with the Verve record label and is touring the world promoting her 2nd full-length album, My One and Only Thrill.

I had the pleasure of interviewing Ms. Gardot in 2008 and wrote a feature for AllAboutJazz.com. Here’s the link to the article entitled, “Parallels of Recovery: Melody Gardot Finds Inspiration in the Spirit of New Orleans”

To sample Melody’s music and learn more about tour dates and info, visit the Melody Gardot website.

Listen to an audio excerpt of my interview with Melody:

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George Brumat, the Late Founder of Snug Harbor Jazz Club at AllAboutJazz.com

My article published at AllAboutJazz.com on the late George Brumat. George was the founder of the jazz club Snug Harbor on Frenchman St. in New Orleans and a great supporter of jazz and jazz musicians.

Thanks to Pat Jolly for her time and contribution to this article.