Tag: Bruce Lundvall

Eva Cassidy’s 55th birthday

Portrait of Eva Cassidy

2 February would have been Eva Cassidy’s 55th birthday if this American vocalist, guitarist and artist hadn’t died on 2 November 1996. ‘She represents all that is good in this world.’ This quotation – that Eva added to the bottom of her portrait of Bernice, bassist and producer Chris Biondo’s …

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Bruce Lundvall didn’t sign Eva Cassidy

President Bruce Lundvall

“Eva had her own spirit, her own vision. But I didn’t sign her.”Over the course of his career, Bruce Lundvall (Blue Note president from 1984 – 2010) has had to take a pass on many artists who came knocking on his door with a demo. While he has a reputation for …

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