Tag: Chris Biondo

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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“The beauty of her tone makes Eva Cassidy’s singing so honest.”

One Night That Changed Everything

The documentary One Night That Changed Everything begins powerful with the words of manager Al Dale: “Give a Blues Alley welcome to Eva Cassidy!” The former band members of the American singer, who died in 1996, enter the famous jazz club in Georgetown DC two by two. The 50-minute documentary …

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