A biography of billie holiday the most popular jazz vocalist

In this generated controversy, as a patron took the name as a reference to the song and found it inappropriate. It was Monroe that introduced Holiday to opium.

The 10 Best Billie Holiday Songs

Billie loved those songs. Later it also appeared on a Clef Records reissue that was named after the song.

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Wilson, one of the most influential jazz pianists of the swing era, [] accompanied Holiday more than any other musician. According to All Music Guide, Holiday was fired for being "temperamental and unreliable".

Billie Holiday

He told Ebony magazine in about her impact: She gave her final performance in Nyc on May 25, The history of women in Jazz.

Together, Young and Holiday would create some of the greatest jazz recordings of all time. After we finished the album I went into the control room and listened to all the takes.

After spending time in a workhouseher mother was released in July, and Holiday was released in October. Archived from the original on January 19, Paul the Apostle in Manhattan.

About the Singer

The next year, she worked with Artie Shaw and his orchestra. Gabler said the hit was her most successful recording for Decca after "Lover Man".

Beautifully illustrated celebration of jazz history.

Billie Holiday Biography

Poetry and prose dedicated to Billie. New York, New York African American jazz singer Billie Holiday was an African American jazz vocalist who perhaps showed the most expression of feeling of any singer in jazz history.

Black Americans of achievment series. DuringHoliday toured with groups led by Jimmie Lunceford and Fletcher Hendersonthen returned to New York for several more sessions.Eleanora Fagan Gough Biography: Billie Holiday – Miniature Biography (TV14; ) A brief biography of Billie “Lady Day” Holiday.

Considered among the greatest jazz vocalists ever, Holiday had a flourishing career as a jazz vocalist for a long time before she lost her struggle with substance abuse.

Billie Holiday (born Eleanora Fagan April 7, – July 17, ) was an American jazz singer and songwriter.

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Nicknamed "Lady Day" by her friend and Bessie Smith. Billie Holiday's performances and recordings Barney Josephson, the founder of Café Society in Greenwich Village, New York's first integrated nightclub, heard the song and introduced it to Billie Holiday.

Billie Holiday was an African American jazz vocalist who perhaps showed the most expression of feeling of any singer in jazz history. Early life Billie Holiday was born Eleanora Fagan on April 7,in Baltimore, billsimas.com: Jul 17, Most noteworthy, the popular jazz standard "Summertime" sold well and was listed on the pop charts of the time at number 12, the first time the jazz standard charted.

Only Billy Stewart 's R&B version of "Summertime" reached a higher chart placement than Holiday's, charting at number 10 thirty years later in Genres: Jazz, swing.

Billie Holiday, famed jazz singer, died yesterday in Metropolitan Hospital. Her age was The immediate cause of death was given as congestion of .

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