Diane Schuur: Jazz Great with Tacoma Roots

–by Julia Castanier Before American contemporary jazz artist Diane Schuur was known for her versatility in musical style and a powerful, perfectly pitched three-and-a-half octave vocal range, she was an ambitious girl from Tacoma. Born in the “City of Destiny” in 1953, the odds were stacked against her from day one. Schuur arrived two months premature with a related retinal condition in both eyes. The … Continue reading Diane Schuur: Jazz Great with Tacoma Roots