Pull down your shades and light some candles. A simple, yet poignant blend of jazz and blues is headed your way. Who are we talking about? Singer-Songwriter, Melody Gardot. Though only 21, young Gardot, with her hauntingly smooth voice and lyrical wisdom, delivers a sweet package of strength-filled honesty that is guaranteed to give you goose bumps.

New out is an independently produced EP titled ""some lessons-the bedroom sessions"" The buzz that's brewing is that she is likely to follow in the footsteps of other well -known musicians such as Diana Krall, Carole King and Norah Jones. An editors pick on CdBABY, this came as a suprise to the artist, as she did the entire album in her bedroom.....

What’s her story?

With a bloodline of band conductors, artists and musicians it was no surprise to anyone she should find ease in similar expression. At the tender age of 16, Melody was the regular entertainment for Saturday nights at the Tiramisu’s Piano Bar on South Street (Philadelphia, PA). Following this was another night in Ardmore, PA at the Café San Pietro, where Melody continued to play weekly. Currently you will find her at well known clubs throughout the Philadelphia region such as the World Café Live and The Tin Angel. BIG NEWS: after the shock of a recent automobile accident that left Melody in recovery for over 18 months, she is anxious to get back into the music scene that she was forced to leave due to her injuries. (While riding her bicycle home one night in Philadelphia PA she was struck by a Jeep and left with several pelvic fractures as well as many other injuries.) The young songstress saw only positive, in that the accident broadened her perspective on life and brought new inspiration to her songs. Take the title track off the new EP for instance: ’Some Lessons’ is a clear but quiet reflection of the scene of the accident, as well as a note-to-self kind of a song that reminds us all of what great strength the human spirit possess.

A side note: Why is this EP called the bedroom sessions?

Melody Gardot: ”The entire EP was crafted during my lengthy recovery process. The songs were recorded bedside.”


One may find this surprising in an era of super producers and pop mega stars. But from the shallow depths of the young woman’s slept-in bed sheets, an honest and hopeful young voice arises with great strength and even greater wisdom. See more about Melody Gardot at www.melodygardot.com

Purchase and preview the Ep Directly at www.cdbaby.com/melodygardot





Gone




Folk/Acoustic Rock/Americana
h h

Blue Motel Room
Melody Gardot and Band live on WXPN Broadcast covering Joni Mitchell's Blue Motel Room



Live Performances
h h

Love Me Like a River Does- (From Worrisome Heart)
Moody, post midnight love song. Raise your wine glasses and turn down the lights....
 - reached Top 5 on KIAC Big 50  




Blues
h h

Some Lessons (Worrisome Heart - 11-7-06)
The Newest Version of Some Lessons. Bare bones, mello cello and a hint of sadness. (Previously released on Some Lessons EP)



AAA Adult Alternative
h h

Wicked Ride
Think Doorsy hanuting sparseness. The fact that this is a waltz makes you feel like your swaying along in a boat on a lake covered in misty fog. And all the while you're going nowhere.



Folk/Acoustic Rock/Americana
h h

Good Night
Sweet Dreams......a modern lullabye.



Blues
h h

cry wolf
Vocal harmonies to fill your ears to the brimming point. A girl and a guitar, with dense vocal layers. off the some lessons bedroom sessions album.



Jazz
h h

some lessons
Quiet, contemplative and utterly seductive. Organic blues/folk/jazz blended together for a comfortable soothing mix thats sure to calm you. Think Norah Jones with a guitar.



Jazz
h h

WICKED RIDE -Live in NY
Live at the cutting room NYC. Off the Live Archive CD: Melody Gardot Live at The Cutting Room 8-8-05



Miscellaneous
h h

Wicked Ride Live in NY
Live in NY at the Cutting Room. Recorded 8-8-05. Off the archive: Melody Gardot Live at the Cutting Room, NYC.



Miscellaneous
h h



Comments                                                Add new Comment   View All

denise cascione

4/30/2009 2:58:18 AM
congratulations on your stellar writeup in Jazz Times!!!!!!!

You have a gift,Melody
Thank you for sharing your beautiful songs

Wishing you continued inspiration

bless you

denise




SILVERWOODSTUDIO

3/5/2009 8:54:13 PM
Gone is an incredible recording -full of feeling,

-the ennunciation is perfect-wow!!!




The Blue Voodoo

4/4/2008 3:56:20 PM
Melody , Saw a review of your cd in the Vancouver Sun (canada) Paper-
-Issue was the April 3rd 2008 edition under cd reviews in Westcoast life .
full column....very nice ,keep giving your music.....
keep up the great work




JS (Joerg Sommermeyer)

3/17/2008 3:53:25 AM
Hello Melody,

many nice songs. My favorite is your newest version of "Some Lessons". I'll put it to my JS (Joerg Sommermeyer) - Favorites Station, KIAC Internet Radio.
Keep up the good work.

Best,

JS (Joerg Sommermeyer)




Miles Cope

2/24/2008 8:22:20 AM
You Are A Pure Delight !!!
My favorite young female vocalist is my Goddaughter Sasha Dobson, Now I have two favorites your style and the compositions including your remarkable gift for lyrics are simply top drawer. To be so young beautiful and talented should make you look forward, to what I believe will surely become a musically blessed future.




Beth Fridinger

12/5/2007 9:25:35 PM
Nice music....



John Pippus

8/31/2007 6:08:18 PM
Hi Melody. Just heard you for the first time at Sandman's Songbirds. What a treat to discover your talent out of the blue like that. THANKS!


 

       

View All

IndieMusicPeople.com                ©2015-2016 Indie Music People             All Rights Reserved





























































































































































































































































     



























Like (link to) this page Stream AllIndieMusicPeople.com      

Philadelphia PA USA http://indiemusicpeople.com/uploads2/12888_10_12_2007_12_13_26_AM_-_mg.jpg
Photo Gallery Blog PM ArtistMail

Last logged in: 5/31/2009 5:00:00 PM         Pageviews:  34859
* Your song 'Love Me Like a River Does- (From Worrisome Heart)' has just been added to HJELLE-JAM RADIO station!
* Your song 'Wicked Ride Live in NY' has just been added to Larkin Favs station!
* Your song 'cry wolf' has just been added to Singularity station!
* Your song 'Blue Motel Room' has just been added to Got Live If You Want It station!
* Your song 'Blue Motel Room' has just been added to MUSIC IS TRUTH station!
* Your song 'Love Me Like a River Does- (From Worrisome Heart)' has just been added to All Flavor station!
* Your song 'Gone' has just been added to LIve and Lo-Fi a la pHLegm station!
* Your song 'cry wolf' has just been added to Nice Sensations station!
* Your song 'Love Me Like a River Does- (From Worrisome Heart)' has just been added to Fantom4 station!
* Your song 'Wicked Ride' has just been added to Nice Sensations station!
* Your song 'Wicked Ride' has just been added to Over The Moon station!
* Your song 'Wicked Ride Live in NY' has just been added to PRESS PLAY station!
* Your song 'cry wolf' has just been added to Academia Melancholia station!
* Your song 'Love Me Like a River Does- (From Worrisome Heart)' has just been added to Academia Melancholia station!
* Your song 'Blue Motel Room' has just been added to Academia Melancholia station!
* Your song 'some lessons' has just been added to Red Dragon Blues station!
* Your song 'some lessons' has just been added to Music Lovers station!
* Your song 'cry wolf' has just been added to Says Who!!!! station!
Mortamor Some lessons... SOME SONG!!! BEAUTIFUL!!! WONDERFUL!!! EXQUISITE!!! Your voice is SOOO MEMORABLE!
* Your song 'cry wolf' has just been added to bandlavender station!
* Your song 'cry wolf' has just been added to KIAC Hitline station!
* Your song 'Love Me Like a River Does- (From Worrisome Heart)' has just been added to KIAC Hitline station!
IAC Your song 'Love Me Like a River Does- (From Worrisome Heart)' has just been added to Something In Blue station!
IAC Your song 'Love Me Like a River Does- (From Worrisome Heart)' has just been added to Ray's Legends Station station!
IAC Your song 'some lessons' has just been added to Ray's Jazz Station station!
IAC Your song 'Love Me Like a River Does- (From Worrisome Heart)' has just been added to Golden Kayak Winners station!
* Your song 'Love Me Like a River Does- (From Worrisome Heart)' has just been added to blisss station!
* Your song 'Good Night' has just been added to IMP Playlist station!
* Your song 'Gone' has just been added to IMP Playlist station!
* Your song 'some lessons' has just been added to IMP Playlist station!
* Your song 'Love Me Like a River Does- (From Worrisome Heart)' has just been added to A Quiet Ambiance station!
* Your song 'some lessons' has just been added to IMP Rated Reviewers station!
* Your song 'Wicked Ride Live in NY' has just been added to SOUND CHECK station!
IMP Your song 'cry wolf' has just been added to FLOW station!
IMP Your song 'Love Me Like a River Does- (From Worrisome Heart)' has just been added to some names you probably heard of station!
IMP Your song 'cry wolf' has just been added to One Sound Cloud Radio station!
IMP Your song 'Love Me Like a River Does- (From Worrisome Heart)' has just been added to Desperado Revue station!
IMP Your song 'Love Me Like a River Does- (From Worrisome Heart)' has just been added to Kayak Classics station!
IMP Your song 'Love Me Like a River Does- (From Worrisome Heart)' has just been added to Kayak Classics station!
IMP Your song 'Love Me Like a River Does- (From Worrisome Heart)' has just been added to Desperado Revue Blues station!
IMP Your song 'some lessons' has just been added to Special Guests station!
IMP Your song 'Love Me Like a River Does- (From Worrisome Heart)' has just been added to Desperado Blues - R&B/Soul - Jazz station!
IMP Your song 'Good Night' has just been added to Desperado Mini Pack station!
IMP Your song 'Some Lessons (Worrisome Heart - 11-7-06)' has just been added to Desperado Mini Pack station!
IMP Your song 'Wicked Ride' has just been added to Desperado Mini Pack station!
IMP Your song 'cry wolf' has just been added to Desperado Mini Pack station!
IMP Your song 'Good Night' has just been added to Desperado Back Tracks station!
IMP Your song 'Some Lessons (Worrisome Heart - 11-7-06)' has just been added to Desperado Back Tracks station!
IMP Your song 'Wicked Ride' has just been added to Desperado Back Tracks station!
IMP Your song 'cry wolf' has just been added to Desperado Back Tracks station!
Name       Link
Msg  Go!

"Worrisome Heart" - 11-07-06
Several tracks added to IAC Oct 31 2006.

For a limited time:
ORDER THE NEW ALBUM "Worrisome Heart: SIGNED AT Awarestore.com

"Some Lessons-The Bedroom Sessions" EP (April 2005)
Editors Pick on CDBaby.com

♦ Featured Artist of the Month on Hearnet.com past artists include Ray Charles, Alanis Morisette, Carlos Santata and many more.

♦ Performances throughout the East Coast/Philadelphia Metropolitian area scheduled for 2006-7.
Greatest Clicks
JUST LISTEN!
Musings
WARRIORS FOR CHANGE
Desperado Blues - R&B/Soul - Jazz
FLOW
Music Lovers
THE SAD SONGS
FAME & GLORY
SILVERWOODS TOP 50
blisss
Desperado Back Tracks
Voices of Angels
All Flavor
Nice Sensations
Hook, Line and Sinker
Front Page Blues
Blue Space
SOUND CHECK
Sandman's Songbirds
Affinity ties
IMP Playlist
The Stars Are Never Really Distant
POETRY AND PROSE
Lars Lair
Jazz
Soothing Soundscapes
somewhere
Cabaret Noir.......
nighthawks
JS (Joerg Sommermeyer) - Favorites
One Sound Radio
How Blue Can You Go
Low Hanging Fruit
IAC Songchain..
RIDE THE RIVER
MITB
blue moon lite radio
LIve and Lo-Fi a la pHLegm
Mortamor's Melodic Morsels
Singularity
Andys Wide Open Blues Jam
Blues.
Skylark Global Z-Ped Music Player
Fantom4
Totally Spectacular
Musicians For Compassion 2
Spin Doctor Radio
Ted's Total Tunage Radio
Live Performances
Iah Darha Mystic
Poets & Carnivores
PRESS PLAY
AURAL DREAMS
All I Can Say To That
Tunes to ponder
Kid Ric's Picks.
The Source
Lets hear that again.
A Quiet Ambiance
Hattie's Blues Basement
Larkin Favs
After Hours Speakeasy
Groovy Music 10
why didn't you just say so?
*****DirgeKs Furry Friends*****
AURAL STREAMS
Maria Daines Bandwagon
JAZZ.........THATS ALL
Gyroscope Blues
Says Who!!!!
IAIA 2007 Golden Kayak Nominees
The Station
Blues Heaven
Jazz Lounge
****AIRWAVE EXCORIEE****
rsjlmusic's The Color Blue
Songbird
BeST for MY TAsTE
Bent and Blue (and Sometimes Shattered)
Got Live If You Want It
HACKS!!
Country Folk & Blue Shades of Grass
Anonymous Woman
The Unknown (TS)
Tunes
GARCIA RADIO
Doristil's JAZZY Station
Alternative Country
Cherry Gum
CURL's girls
some names you probably heard of
monsterTracks
LaCroix's Place
Far From Fear
station fulla hits
Soul, Blues, And Jazz
spelunked
Steve Isons IAC Nominations 2006
Red Dragon Blues
Othello
instamusic.buzz
Love On The Rocks
Women and Guitars
Academia Melancholia
The Woman Station
Kittys Station
Suspended In Gaffa
~Mind~Warp~
Iahs Wicked Favorits For website
A River Runs Through It
Wish I could play like that!
ScOolJazZ
KCAL
Signature Soul
Acoustic soul/Blues
HJELLE-JAM RADIO
Cherry Popper
Diva Network
Acoustic Connection
IAIA Song of the Year Nominations
Soundbody
Jazz meets Fusion
acoustic music
Chill Zone Jazz
Vocal Jazz selected by Little Red King
TaSTee
Natural Vibrations
Milan`s Favourites
Atmo Electro 3
ALARMIST
THE HARTE OF MARTIN
River Songs
Global Hits
Mellow Blue
Go Slow...
Joe Santa Maria Radio
I WISH I WROTE THAT SONG!
choonsmiffs
Chill
In ThE heArt of ThE gArDeN of DeVi
Digital Twist Radio (Blues)
19 Music
swissalicious
Murder Of Crows' Eclectic
Tokyo Joplin
radio scaramouche
Blue Flame..Soul ,Blues,Jazz,Various
Make It Rain
Digital Twist Radio
blu
KWIG
bob
Cheap Lullaby - A&R Station
MONTEREYGYMNASTICS
Nate Place
Worldwide Indie Channel
Eroktika - Acoustic Rock and Pop
MustangSallyMusic
What I Like

Station Links
Sandman's Songbirds   The station is great, but the man running it is greater.
STEVE ISONS IAC DIARY....   Steve was oe of the first people I met on the internet. When I heard his music I nearly died in suprise. I couldnt figure out why he wasnt a household name.
Steve Ison Reviews..   if only everyone had opinions like him.
Page Links
Steve Ison   A one of a kind talent....
Maria Daines   great singer

8/5/2012 11:03:31 AM
Last pageview at: 1/22/2019 3:21:01 AM
Pageviews: 34859



http://www.melodygardot.com
http://www.myspace.com/melody

melodygardot