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Fine And Mellow - Billie Holiday - The Essential Lady Day

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  1. Lady Day exhibits total control of her achingly expressive, emotionally charged voice and sweeps it through the phrasings of "Fine and Mellow," "The Man I Love," and "Trav'lin' Light" with the fluid ease and interpretive brilliance of a seasoned instrumentalist.9/
  2. Mar 07,  · Billie Hoiday's inimitable voice was steeped in rueful sadness and a lifetime of troubles, and this collection features the much loved "Lady Day" at her artistic peak in the s and 40's. Includes a page booklet with rare photos and informative artist biography. 3 CDS/5(37).
  3. This site is maintained by the Estate of Billie Holiday. Please submit questions or licensing requests for the commercial use of her image and likeness via the email links below. In accordance with the generous wishes of William Gottlieb, the photographs in the William P. Gottlieb Collection entered into the public domain on February 16,
  4. Oct 02,  · She co-wrote only a few songs, but several of them have become jazz standards, notably "God Bless the Child", "Don't Explain", "Fine and Mellow", and .
  5. Nov 26,  · Billie Holiday is perhaps my favorite female jazz vocalist. Her voice is so eloquent, blusey, and soulful that she seemingly transforms any jazz standard that she sings into pure poetry ("The Very Thought of You" immediately comes to mind in this regard)/5(14).
  6. Eleanora Fagan (April 7, – July 17, ), better known as Billie Holiday, was an American jazz singer with a career spanning nearly thirty years. Nicknamed "Lady Day" by her friend and music partner Lester Young, Holiday had a seminal influence on jazz music and pop singing.

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