Ukiyo-e to Shin Hanga: Japanese Woodcuts from the Syracuse University Art Collection. Jazz, Swing Jazz Combo, 3-6 p.m., SPoT Coffee, 221 Glen St., Glens Falls. Performing the music of Billie.

Dael tells a story about a chance encounter that Billie Holiday detailed in her 1956 memoir; Lady Sings the Blues, she delive.

More than a revue but well short of a conventional book musical, "Blues in the Night" was inspired by a quote Epps came across from the great jazz singer and songwriter Billie Holiday, who once observ.

Eleanora Fagan, better known as Billie Holiday, was an American jazz singer with a career spanning nearly thirty years. Nicknamed "Lady Day" by her friend an.

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Holiday’s life and contributions will be the focus of the fourth concert in the Jazz Curators series, “Lady Day — the Blues and Music of Billie Holiday,” at 7:30 p.m. Sept 21 at the Dahl Arts Center i.

We know when Billie was born (7 April 1915), yet that the facts about her childhood are murky, made no clearer by, ‘Lady Sings the Blues’, Billie’s autobiography, which confused things further.

Out of all the "Billie Holiday Story" Verve series, this one, "Lady Sings the Blues, Part 4", is my least favorite. At first I couldn’t figure out why.

The Ultimate Collection, a Compilation of songs by Billie Holiday. Released April 5, 2005 on Hip-O (catalog no. 3918; CD). Genres: Vocal Jazz. Rated #327 in the best compilations of 2005, and #8451 in the greatest all-time compilation chart (according to RYM users).

Billie Holiday, birth name Elinore Harris, byname Lady Day, (born April 7, 1915, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.—died July 17, 1959, New York City, New York), American jazz singer, one of the greatest from the 1930s to the ’50s.

A collection of information on Lady Day, Billie Holiday, a great singer of Jazz and Blues music. Unfortunately life and drugs killed her at the age of 44 The UK magazine Time Out just launched a new feature on the 100 Songs that have changed the world – and ‘Strange Fruit’ by Billie Holiday has been included in the list (on 33)!

Billie Holiday’s individuality as a jazz artist cannot be exceeded or overstated. Holiday explained her musical influences and how she approaches a song in her autobiography, Lady Sings the Blues: I a.

It gets its name from the California Hotel’s original restaurant, The Zanzibar, where prominent performers like Billie Holida.

Billie Holiday, birth name Elinore Harris, byname Lady Day, (born April 7, 1915, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.—died July 17, 1959, New York City, New York), American jazz singer, one of the greatest from the 1930s to the ’50s.

Eight decades ago, Billie Holiday patented a style of jazz singing admired, and imitated. One of the few songs Holiday penned herself, "Billie’s Blues" shows the influence she took from Bessie Smit.

Its focus is on Bridgewater’s long career as a jazz singer. of Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday, and Abbey Lincoln. The other band is an R&B ensemble that performs music from her 2017 release Memphi.

Billie Holiday appeared. “at various moments,” Holiday “may or may not have been a believing Catholic, a practicing Catholic, a lapsed or cafeteria or recovering Catholic,” she is not being evasive.

In the 1930s and ‘40s, the hotel featured legendary blues and jazz musicians like Billie Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald, and Duke E.

The luxurious hotel soon attracted the likes of Louis Armstrong, Ella Fitzgerald, Lena Horne, and Billie Holiday. Journeymen jazz. Signaling the changes coming to jazz, as it moved from the swing e.

Unpretentious but not unsophisticated, Barker’s light, unslurred mezzo was admired by none other than fellow non-belter Billi.

I want to give you my appreciation and congratulation for the work on Billie Holiday you did on this web. I’m the wife of Tony Scott (clarinet arranger, pianist etc…) and it took me years to collect and do this kind of job for him to pay homage to his long and very articulate career.

Billie Holiday is regarded as one of the most influential voices of the 20th Century, possessing a unique personal vocal style that had the ability to evoke emotions in the listener with a deep connection to blues.

As a girl, she loved listening to her father’s jazz record collection. Swing,” which Billie Holiday famously sang with the Count Basie Orchestra, and then “Billie’s Blues.” Her voice did not exactl.

Risque Blues Volume 2 Cdkcd6022 (as it turns out, not at all risque) explores dance of various kinds. and credited in the program — displaying collisions or fusions of percussive and modern dance. The second consisted of one tap-. She held her 4 1/2-year-old son. songs with Piedmont and Delta styles of blues. He explained that Lead Belly played a

BIOGRAPHIC BOOKS. Billie Holiday with William Dufty, (1956) Lady Sings the Blues; Doubleday. The notorious autobiography on which the film of the same name is loosely based. John Szwed, (2016) Billie Holiday: The Musician and the Myth Paperback; Penguin Books.

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Smith’s tragic end after a car accident in 1937 was immortalized in Edward Albee’s 1959 The Death of Bessie Smith.Her voice lives on forever—in her recordings and through singers from Billie Holiday to Janis Joplin—who paid for her gravestone in 1970.

Beer and wine are served. The simple décor is dominated by a huge mural, by Caryn Allen, depicting musical giants of blues an.

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Ella Fitzgerald and Billie Holiday at Newport is a 1958 live album by Ella Fitzgerald and Billie Holiday, recorded at the 1957 Newport Jazz Festival. Fitzgerald’s first track promoted her recent album Ella Fitzgerald Sings the Rodgers & Hart Songbook (1956), and after several teething problems with the microphone, and tempo problems on "I’m Gonna Sit Right Down (And Write Myself a Letter.

Billie Holiday (born Eleanora Fagan April 7, 1915 – July 17, 1959) was an American jazz singer and songwriter. Nicknamed "Lady Day" by her friend and…

Jazz is a music genre that originated in the African-American communities of New Orleans, United States, in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, and developed from roots in blues and ragtime. Jazz is seen by many as "America’s classical music". Since the 1920s Jazz Age, jazz has become recognized as a major form of musical expression.It then emerged in the form of independent traditional.

Billie Holiday, whose touching voice and tragic life made her a legend of the jazz world, is being honored on the centennial of her birth as part of the Ladies Sing the Blues II concert at the Skokie.

Billie Holiday: The Ultimate Collection Like Frank Sinatra, Rosemary Clooney and Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday has fared extremely well on the reissue front. Dozens of individual discs and all sorts of deluxe box sets fill stores shelves, chronicling every stage of her landmark career.

On this edition of Night Lights we’ll hear his music performed by Billie Holiday. “St. Louis Blues,” with the song’s 82-year-old composer W.C. Handy among those in attendance: Bernstein kept up his.

Lady Sings the Blues is the soundtrack to the Billie Holiday biopic of the same name, which starred Diana Ross in her screen debut in 1972. The album became Ross’ 4th #1 album (eventually selling over 2,000,000 US copies), though the only one as a solo artist, on the U.S. Top 200 Billboard Albums Chart as a solo act, going to #2 on the U.S. Billboard R&B Album Chart, and #50 on the UK Albums.

Her latest work, currently in production at the Goodman, is Lady in Denmark, inspired by a striking but oft-overlooked anecdo.