It’s like a magic box, where I keep everything from lint rollers to a sewing kit in.Melody Gardot /ɡɑrˈdoʊ/ is a Grammy-nominated American singer, writer and musician in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, though she considers herself a "citizen of the world".Gardot is hypersensitive to light and noise, thus she wears dark glasses, and uses a cane to walk.(born February 2, 1985) is an American jazz singer whose career began after being injured in a bicycle accident.She says: ‘I couldn’t tolerate bright lights or loud sound. I was dazzled and then I was lying in the road flailing frantically but not able to feel what was happening.’Doctors had told her she might never walk again or have children.‘But I was determined to make the impossible possible.While in her hospital bed, she wrote and recorded songs that would become the EP Some Lessons.Upon her eventual release from intensive care, Gardot found the strength and determination to further her career as an artist.
He has even been on stage a couple of times Emmett Till was a 14-year-old boy who was tortured, killed and thrown into the Tallahatchie River, Mississippi, in a racist murder in 1955.
Born in New Jersey in 1985, she took up piano and played as a youngster on the nightclub scene of Philadelphia, influenced by jazz, folk, rock, and pop music.