Columbia, 2007, CD
Instrument: FEMALE VOCAL
Jazz Ruler Type: Classic
O’s Notes: Billy is one of the most revered jazz legends. She had an evolving personality on stage that mirrored her personal like. The range of emotions is broad with happy, funny, depressed, royal, swinging, romantic and blue moods. Each is expressed from her heart bringing emotions to her audience in a unique way. You can hear a taste of each on this 4-Disc set covering her recordings on Columbia from 1933-1944. In addition to Holiday you’ll hear several other jazz legend including Benny Goodman (cl), Bunny Berigan (t), Teddy Wilson (p) and Lester Young (sax). The package also includes excellent liner notes and rare photos.
Publicist: SONY BMG Music Entertainment