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  Eva Cassidy - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Eva Marie Cassidy (February 2, 1963 in Oxon Hill, Maryland – November 2, 1996 in Bowie, Maryland) was an American vocalist described by the British newspaper The Guardian as "one of the greatest voices of her generation." She had a diverse repertoire of jazz, blues, folk, gospel and pop.
Eva Cassidy was the third of four children born to Hugh and Barbara Cassidy.
Cassidy's health rapidly deteriorated, and her final performance was in September 1996, when, after using a walker to reach the stage, she sang "What a Wonderful World" in front of an audience of friends and admirers.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Eva_Cassidy   (1497 words)

  
 Eva Cassidy Artwork: biography
Eva Marie Cassidy was born on February 2nd, 1963.
Eva's voice was recorded at many of her performances at local Annapolis and Washington DC venues, and at studio sessions - little did we all know that this was a miracle.
Eva was quite taken with the subtle shades of light and shadow.
www.evacassidy.com /bio.htm   (435 words)

  
 Eva Cassidy
In 1990 Biondo convinced Cassidy to form the 5-piece "Eva Cassidy Band" and she began to perform in the Washington D.C. area.
In January 1996, Cassidy did two performances at the D.C. club Blues Alley, and despite her dissatisfaction with the quality of her performance, the album Live at Blues Alley was compiled from the recordings and released that year to much acclaim in the D.C. area.
Cassidy assumed was related to her frequent use of stepladders at work.
www.musicoutfitters.com /artists/eva_cassidy.htm   (1031 words)

  
 Who was Eva Cassidy, biography
Eva's singing voice was a crystalline soprano, ideal for the ballads and folk songs she performed.
Bruce Lundvall president of Jazz and classics for Capitol Records considered signing Eva Cassidy and it was he who teamed her with the band Pieces of a Dream for a while.
It is said that he visited Eva when she was so very ill and told her that he realised that maybe they had made a mistake not pursuing her career her way.
www.oaksite.co.uk /bioblue.html   (1441 words)

  
 Cassidys Today: Profiles of Eva Cassidy, Cardinal Edward Cassidy & Dr. Sheila Cassidy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
As part of the Cassidy Clan's mission of promoting friendship and connections among Cassidys and their descendants globally, we will highlight the lives and achievements of notable Cassidys and Cassidy descendants living in our times.
Eva Cassidy died tragically of melanoma at the age of 33 in 1996.
Born in 1924 in Sydney, Australia, Cardinal Edward Cassidy had a career described as "brilliant." Ordained at St. Mary's Cathedral in Sydney in 1949, by the early 1950's Cardinal Cassidy was sent to Rome to study Cannon Law at the Lateran University, and was never to return to Australia for any extended period.
www.cassidyclan.org /cassidytoday.htm   (1651 words)

  
 Eva Cassidy
When Eva, born in 1963, began drawing at 2 and 1/2, her sensitivity to form and color were immediately apparent.
Eva was a complex person, painfully shy, vulnerable to criticism and subject to seasonal depressions, yet opinionated and stubborn, unyielding in her personal values and artistic principles.
Eva By Heart is Cassidy's artistic testament, demonstrating the scope, versatility and depth of her talents.
www.crosstownarts.com /CrosstownArts/client_music/eva/evabio.html   (1429 words)

  
 Eva Cassidy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Eva Cassidy was born on February 2, 1963.
Eva clearly inherited a predisposition for creative expression from her parents.
Dedicated to the memory of Eva Cassidy, Chuck traces his roots of jazz and blues and builds on the foundation he established with Eva.
www.liaisonrecords.com /evacassidy_8.html   (458 words)

  
 Eva Cassidy: Legendary Singer
When Eva Cassidy is swinging her way through "Cheek to Cheek" and getting down and bluesy on "Stormy Monday" on this live set from 1996, it's nigh impossible not to get swept up in her voice's vast, barreling force.
What Eva Cassidy had in her short life was an unbelievably perfect voice and a musical soul that grasped gospel, folk, blues, jazz, and all points in between as if they were mere stops on a single train ride.
And while Cassidy's gorgeous vocals may be best served by quietly reflective tracks such as "Nightbird" and "Waly Waly," it's still fun to hear her attack "Time Is a Healer" with a melismatic fervor that could kick Whitney and Mariah's asses.
evacassidy.blogspot.com   (6669 words)

  
 Amazon.ca: Imagine: Music: Eva Cassidy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
In fact, with Cassidy's natural shy personality (yet strong character) that kept her from rocketing to superstardom in her short life, she was never sure of her stage presence.
Eva Cassidy refused to limit herself to one style, taking on jazz, funk, blues, rock, pop, and folk, all with that ethereal voice, turning each song into something magical.
Eva even gets a little bit country with her true to the roots version of Patti Page's hit 'Tennessee Waltz', which in its days in the 1950's was one of the first cross over country/pop hits.
www.amazon.ca /Imagine-Eva-Cassidy/dp/B00006AFFK   (1371 words)

  
 Amazon.ca: Time After Time: Music: Eva Cassidy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
The story of Eva Cassidy--her phenomenal talent, her innocence, simplicity and lack of worldly ambition, and her sudden death from cancer at the age of 33--has caught the public imagination in a most remarkable way, especially in Britain.
I discovered Eva Cassidy's "Time after Time," and I was blown away by her talent and ability to sing a wide variety of songs.
Cassidy had a wonderful voice, one that was strong and one that could elicit emotion, all at the same time.
www.amazon.ca /Time-After-Eva-Cassidy/dp/B00004SYOP   (1027 words)

  
 Amazon.co.uk: American Tune: Music: Eva Cassidy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Cassidy never knew that any of her songs would reach the global audience they have, and therein once again lies her magic.
Eva Cassidy is one of the few singers who can literally reduce me to floods of tears and while this album hasn't done that yet, I can't guarantee I won't be sobbing buckets in the future!
Eva's breathtaking interpretation of American Tune, the title track written by Paul Simon, is of the highest standard that Eva fans have come to expect.
www.amazon.co.uk /American-Tune-Eva-Cassidy/dp/B0000ADXF9   (1837 words)

  
 Eva Cassidy - Biography
Cassidy died of melanoma at the premature age of 33 in November of 1996, leaving behind grieving family and music lovers, but not before also leaving behind a scant few recordings of her one-of-a-kind voice.
Musical insiders say that Eva Cassidy was on the verge of breaking through to a national audience at the time of her death.
Cassidy was also inducted into the WAMA Hall of Fame, which was, according to the Washington Post, "a gesture inspired more by sentiment than by any actual fame garnered by the sadly under-noticed Cassidy."
www.blixstreet.com /eva-bio.html   (537 words)

  
 Recordings - Eva Cassidy Web Site   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Eva wrote and recorded the song with Chris Biondo, and after her death, Mary Ann Redmond wrote another verse or verses and made the solo into a duet, for this album.
Eva in fact had a scene in the movie, but that was later scrapped, and the movie itself has never been released (Michael, what I meant to say was: 'the film has yet to be released, and don't you dare forget to put that Eva scene back in').
Eva recorded a lot of songs for a lot of people, and little by little they are "coming out of the woodwork," which is good news for her fans.
evacassidy.org /eva/eva2.shtml   (2879 words)

  
 Tower Records - Songbird - Eva Cassidy
This posthumous anthology is the perfect introduction to the astonishing vocal talents of Eva Cassidy, a young, relatively unknown singer who died of cancer at 33, just as her career was beginning to gain steam.
Cassidy, a native of Washington D.C., gained local favor with her pure, straightforward tone and her lovely, tasteful interpretations of everything from standards to gospel to contemporary pop.
Cassidy's own perfection stems from her ability to bring the same precise, inventive phrasing and crystalline tone to each individual song, regardless of genre, making it indelibly her own.
www.towerrecords.com /product.aspx?pfid=1327615   (381 words)

  
 Amazon.co.uk: Songbird: Music: Eva Cassidy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Lost to melanoma in 1996, Cassidy sang with an unaffected purity and an astonishing ability to make both classic and contemporary songs sound like they were written just for her.
Eva has such a beautiful voice that oozes soul and love of life, it is so sad that she lived for such a short time.
Eva Cassidy's story is one that has touched many people and so has her music.
www.amazon.co.uk /Songbird-Eva-Cassidy/dp/B000006AKD   (951 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Songbird: Music: Eva Cassidy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Framed by understated jazz and pop arrangements, Cassidy's clear, soulful voice and exquisite phrasing make her that rarest of vocalists whose interpretations are a complement to any song.
Eva Cassidy has raised the bar by which vocal performance will be measured from now on.
Happiest when she was on her bicycle, Eva was a shy little waif-like blonde who never thought too highly of her awesome vocal instrument.
www.amazon.com /Songbird-Eva-Cassidy/dp/B000006AKD   (1631 words)

  
 Eva Cassidy @ eFolkMusic
But until you have heard an Eva Cassidy recording, you cannot fully appreciate why her fans so vividly remember when they discovered her voice...or once they had been so moved by it, why they need to share the music with others.
In 1996, when Eva died at the age of 33, she was unknown outside the music scene revolving around Washington, D.C. But two years later, when a compilation of tracks called Songbird was released, a natural process began.
Eva never lived to know that she could move people all over the world.
www.efolkmusic.org /ArtMusic/ViewArtist.asp?AID=404   (752 words)

  
 Miscellaneous - Eva Cassidy Web Site
Eva's birthday is February 2nd, which in the United States is "Groundhog Day." Eva is included in the "Groundhogs Hall of Fame" website.
Eva Cassidy had a purpose, and she has sparked something in me. Her voice brings me to life, and I wanted to bring her voice to life through my dance.
Eva's OTR came on toward the end of her being judged, Eva's guitar on its own first, then the part toward the end of OTR where Eva sings 'dreams really do come true,' as all three judges decided to let her through to the next round.
evacassidy.net /eva/evamisc.shtml   (13522 words)

  
 Eva Cassidy Lyrics And Tabs - Site Notes - Contact
You will find the original versions of most of his tabs in the files section of the Yahoo Eva Cassidy newsgroup.
Many thanks to monsieur Sylvain Roca ('sroca' in the Yahoo Eva Cassidy group) for permission to use the tabs for ANS, IWIWASGA and TAT that he has uploaded to the group's file section.
Thanks also to the members of the Yahoo Eva Cassidy group, especially 'martlet530' (Scott from Stone Mountain), 'closetcomposer' and 'essseus', for your many interesting and informative messages.
www.evacassidy.dk /about.php?1E   (1385 words)

  
 Eva Cassidy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Eva Marie Cassidy was born on 2nd February, 1963 in Washington Hospital...
Eva Cassidy Sings (2004) (V) Filmography as: Soundtrack, Composer, Archive Footage
Discuss this person with other users on IMDb message board for Eva Cassidy
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 Official Ticketmaster site. Eva Cassidy tickets, dates
A native of the Washington, D.C., area, the painfully shy Cassidy earned a local reputation as a masterful interpreter of standards from virtually any genre, blessed with technical agility and a...
We currently do not have any tickets on sale for Eva Cassidy.
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www.ticketmaster.com /artist/778605   (1393 words)

  
 washingtonpost.com: MP3
Truly one of the Washington area's most precious treasures, Eva Cassidy and her voice continue to marvel all who listen.
Eva-Cassidy.com: The oldest Eva Cassidy site, it is run by Mike Schreibman and Maria Villafana.
EvaCassidy.com: Site is run by Eva's sisters, Anette and Margret.
mp3.washingtonpost.com /bands/eva_cassidy.shtml   (96 words)

  
 Eva Cassidy - Blix Street Records
A Gold Album in the U.S. and Quadruple Platinum in the U.K. A specially-sequenced introduction to the music of Eva Cassidy, gathered from Live At Blues Alley, Eva By Heart and The Other Side (a duet album with Chuck Brown)
An anthology of some of the best-loved songs by Eva Cassidy.
Tracks: Drowning In The Sea Of Love, True Colors, The Water Is Wide, Hallelujah I Love Him So, God Bless The Child, Dark Eyed Molly, American Tune, It Don't Mean A Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing), Yesterday, You Take My Breath Away
www.blixstreet.com /eva.html   (335 words)

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