Related Resource: NYTimes, Aug 2002
a silken soprano voice with a wide and seemingly effortless range, unerring pitch and a gift for phrasing that at times was heart-stoppingly eloquent.
Cassidy was firm about what she would and would not sing, insisting on performing only material that meant something to her. The result was an eclectic mix of standards, blues, rhythm and blues, folk, rock, country, jazz and gospel that in these days of musical pigeonholing almost guarantees a lack of serious interest from major record labels.
Source: MIT Blog, Jan 2016
It would not be a stretch to say that David Bowie would have fit in at MIT pretty well. His 50 years of creative work repeatedly said something the people here also tend to believe:
- It is okay to be the weird kid in the room.
- You are not the only weird kid in the room.
- You do not have to hide the things about you that make you the weird kid in the room.
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