Quintessential Billie Holiday, Vol. 8 (1939-1940)

Quintessential Billie Holiday, Vol. 8 (1939-1940)

by Billie Holiday
     
 

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The eighth of nine volumes that feature all of the master takes from Billie Holiday's Columbia recordings of 1933-1942 is one of the better sets, although all nine CDs are recommended. High points include "Them There Eyes," "Swing, Brother, Swing," "The Man I Love," "Ghost of Yesterday," "Body and Soul," "Falling in Love Again," and "ISee more details below

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The eighth of nine volumes that feature all of the master takes from Billie Holiday's Columbia recordings of 1933-1942 is one of the better sets, although all nine CDs are recommended. High points include "Them There Eyes," "Swing, Brother, Swing," "The Man I Love," "Ghost of Yesterday," "Body and Soul," "Falling in Love Again," and "I Hear Music." Among the variety of all-stars backing her, tenor saxophonist Lester Young makes his presence known on eight of the 18 numbers.

Product Details

Release Date:
03/26/1991
Label:
Sony
UPC:
0074644703023
catalogNumber:
47030

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Album Credits

Performance Credits

Billie Holiday   Primary Artist,Vocals
Buck Clayton   Trumpet
Harry Edison   Trumpet
Roy Eldridge   Trumpet
Freddie Green   Guitar
Jo Jones   Drums
Tab Smith   Alto Saxophone,Soprano Saxophone
Teddy Wilson   Piano
Charlie Shavers   Trumpet
Lester Young   Tenor Saxophone
Joe Sullivan   Piano
Walter Page   Bass
Bernard Addison   Guitar
Georgie Auld   Alto Saxophone
Bill Bowen   Alto Saxophone
Don Byas   Tenor Saxophone
Kenny Clarke   Drums
Eddie Dougherty   Drums
Carl Frye   Alto Saxophone
Hall   Bass
Jimmy Hamilton   Tenor Saxophone
J.C. Heard   Drums
Lawrence Lucie   Guitar
Jimmy Powell   Alto Saxophone
Kermit Scott   Tenor Saxophone
Earle Warren   Alto Saxophone
Jack Washington   Alto Saxophone
Sonny White   Piano
John Williams [double bass]   Bass
John Colins   Guitar
Kenneth Hollon   Tenor Saxophone
Stanley Payne   Tenor Saxophone

Technical Credits

Tim Geelan   Engineer
Ernest Gold   Composer
Arthur Herzog   Composer
Charles F. Kenny   Composer
Bob Todd   Composer
Allen Weinberg   Art Direction
Cornell Todd   Composer
Nick Kenny   Composer
Don Roberts   Composer
Irene Kitchings   Composer

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