Tag: Chris Biondo

Flowers cannot bloom unless it is their season

Eva & Stevie

Eva Cassidy did not like to be the centre of attention. She had more fun recording songs in Chris Biondo’s studio than performing in front of an audience. She would have loved to sing in Stevie Wonder’s backing choir, though. This wasn’t false modesty on Eva’s part, she really meant …

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Eva Cassidy left in Autumn, 25 years ago

I Love Eva

Eva Cassidy’s dream had been to record a studio album under favourable but precise circumstances. But she and friend and producer Chris Biondo had worked at too slow a pace and even then he’d had the anxious premonition that they would be too late. It’s likely that Eva’s delay in …

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On Eva Cassidy’s 58th birthday, Chris Biondo looks back on her life.

Eva Happy

Chris Biondo was Eva Cassidy’s bassist, producer, musical mentor and friend. Chris met Eva when she recorded a few songs in his studio in Rockville DC in 1987. It was hardly possible to find a greater difference between two people. Chris was outspoken, extroverted, quick and decisive, while Eva was …

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