Billie Holiday

The Genius of Lady Day (2869029)

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The Genius of Lady Day

Billie Holiday

Jazzmemories

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DIS 110227

2869029

JAZZ-VOCAL

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The Genius of Lady Day

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DVD 14,04 €

This DVD uncovers the life and career of this "dark lady of the sonnets",

featuring
Count Basie,
Lester Young,
Doc Cheatham,
Ben Webster,
Coleman Hawkins,
Gerry Mulligan,
Mal Waldron and others.

Includes rare TV and movie clips, her four sequences of "New Orleans" (her unique appearance on a Hollywood movie, with Louis Armstrong), and the extremely rare fifteen-minute musical short presenting Count Basie and his Sextet, Billie Holiday and "Sugar Chile" Robinson: a virtual triptych of talent, for the first time complete.