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Masters of Jazz [Billie Holiday]


  • 1. Do Nothin' Till You Hear from Me
    2. I'll Get By
    3. Billie's Blues
    4. All of Me
    5. Man I Love, The
    6. You Better Go Now
    7. Miss Brown to You
    8. Lover Man
    9. I Wonder Where Our Love Has Gone
    10. I Love My Man
    11. You Ain't Gonna Bother Me No More
    12. Good Morning Heartache
    13. You're Driving Me Crazy
    14. Maybe You'll Be There
    15. Billie's Blues
    16. Lover Man
    17. Them There Eyes
    18. My Man
    19. I Cover the Waterfront
    20. Crazy He Calls Me
    21. Lover Come Back to Me
    22. Detour Ahead
    23. Strange Fruit
    24. You're Driving Me Crazy
    25. 'Tain't Nobody's Bizness If I Do
    26. All of Me
    27. I Loves You Porgy
    28. Miss Brown to You
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  • Additional Info
    Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): 18511

  • Credits
    ProducerAnders Stefansen
    EngineerHans Nielsen

    Personnel: Billie Holiday (vocals); Herbie Stewart (clarinet, tenor saxophone); Barney Bigard (clarinet); Coleman Hawkins (tenor saxophone); Herbie Harper, Hot Lips Page, Neal Hefti, Roy Eldridge (trumpet); Jack Teagarden (trombone); Jimmy Rowles, Art Tatum, Buster Harding (piano); Red Norvo (vibraphone); Blinkie Garner, Big Sid Catlett, Marquis Foster (drums).
    Liner Note Authors: The Mike Hennessey Chastet; Thorbjorn Sjogren.
    Recording information: Apollo Theatre, NY (01/18/1944-10/??/1951); Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA (01/18/1944-10/??/1951); Los Angeles, CA (01/18/1944-10/??/1951); New York, NY (01/18/1944-10/??/1951); Storyville Club, Boston, MA (01/18/1944-10/??/1951).
    Photographers: William Gottlieb; Bill Spilka; Paul J. Hoeffler; Herman Leonard; Chuck Stewart.
    This Storyville series is always a mixed bag, but their goal is to be one. They try to offer -- consistently so -- the best material from all stages of an individual artist's career. Billie Holiday is a case in point. There are some gorgeous early and middle performances here, such as the opening reading of Duke Ellington's "Do Nothin' Till You Hear from Me" with Teddy Wilson, the live "Billie's Blues," and "Lover Man." There are also some later cuts here that are on the other side of Holiday's beautiful voice, such as the live "Strange Fruit," "You're Driving Me Crazy," and a stellar version of "I Cover the Waterfront." Most of these cuts are live or from radio transcriptions, and generally this is not the place to start with the great vocalist, but is more for serious collectors only. ~ Thom Jurek

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