Billie Holiday

BILLIE HOLIDAY born Eleanora Fagan was an American jazz musician and singer-songwriter 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. Her vocal style, strongly inspired by jazz instrumentalists, pioneered a new way of manipulating phrasing and tempo. She was known for her vocal delivery and improvisational skills, which made up for her limited range and lack of formal music education.


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(It Will Have to Do) Until the Real Thing Comes Al...
A Sailboat in the Moonlight
Any Old Time
Billie, Ella, Lena, Sarah
Don't Explain
I Cover the Water Front
I Got a Right to Sing the Blues
I Must Have That Man!`
Jazz Power
Lady in Satin
Miss Brown to You
The Great American Composers - Irving Berlin, Disc...
The Quinessential Billie Holiday - Volume 9 (1940-...
Them There Eyes
Them There Eyes
When a Woman Loves a Man
Women The Best Jazz Vocals