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The Billie Holiday companion

seven decades of commentary

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Published by Schirmer Books, Prentice Hall International in New York, London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Holiday, Billie, 1915-1959 -- Criticism and interpretation

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Leslie Gourse.
    ContributionsGourse, Leslie.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML420.H58 B45 1997
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxii, 210 p. ;
    Number of Pages210
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL993031M
    ISBN 100028646134
    LC Control Number96031528

    Wishing on the Moon: The Life and Times of Billie Holiday,by Donald Clark, Narrated by Anna Fields, produced by Blackstone Audio, downloaded from This book was written in and recorded by Anna Fields in , who is no longer alive, and whose narrations I still miss/5. The official YouTube channel of Billie Holiday #BillieAt All of Billie Holiday (Green Book) - Playlist. Billie Holiday. This item has been hidden. Uploads Play all.

    Billie Holiday (born April 7, , Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - died J , New York City, New York, USA) was an American jazz singer and songwriter. Daughter of jazz guitarist Clarence Holiday. Godmother of Mala Waldron. She made her debut circa singing in various nightclubs in Harlem. In early , the producer John.   Strange Fruit: Anniversary Of A Lynching On Aug. 7, , two young African-American men were lynched by a mob in Marion, Ind. The night before they had been charged with murdering a .

    Leslie Gourse, The Billie Holiday Companion: Seven Decades of Commentary, ISBN ; Farah Jasmine Griffin, If You Can't Be Free, Be A Mystery: In Search of Billie Holiday, ISBN ; Billie Holiday with William Dufty, Lady Sings the Blues, ISBN ; Chris Ingham, Billie Holiday, ISBN Billie Holiday Companion: Seven Decades of Commentary (Companion Series): ISBN () Softcover, Schirmer Trade Books, Billie Holiday: The Tragedy and Triumph of Lady Day (Impact Biographies).


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The ideal companion to shed light on Lady DayOne of the most troubling, and troubled, artists in the history of jazz, Billie Holiday remains an enigma despite numerous attempts to eulogize, analyze, and criticize her life and by: 1.

An interview with John Hammond, the legendary Columbia Records executive who discovered Billie Holiday (among other music greats) is particularly insightful. This book is a must for Billie Holiday fans and will also serve as an excellent introduction to her body of by: 1.

I feel somewhat vindicated by this book's firm assertions that Holiday was not, in fact, a downcast performer. Like the other volumes in Schirmer Books' excellent "Companion" series, this anthology draws on a wide range of sources, including artist interviews and autobiographies, contemporary newspaper reviews and formal music criticism/5(3).

Holiday, Billie, -- Criticism and interpretation Publisher Schirmer Books Collection inlibrary; printdisabled; internetarchivebooks; china Digitizing sponsor Kahle/Austin Foundation Contributor Internet Archive Language EnglishPages: I feel somewhat vindicated by this book's firm assertions that Holiday was not, in fact, a downcast performer.

Like the other volumes in Schirmer Books' excellent "Companion" series, this anthology draws on a wide range of sources, including artist interviews and autobiographies, contemporary newspaper reviews and formal music criticism.4/5.

It's only natural for readers to assume that Billie Holiday's autobiography, "Lady Sings the Blues," tells us the real truth about her turbulent life. Her provocative opening is delightfully captivating: "Mom and Dad were just a couple of kids when they got married.

When Billie Holiday appeared in paperback The Billie Holiday companion book the US init was twice nominated a ¡¥Noteworthy Paperback¡¦ in both The New York Times Review of Books summer and year end ¡¥New & Noteworthy¡¦ collections/5(12). Billie Holiday has 27 books on Goodreads with ratings.

Billie Holiday’s most popular book is Lady Sings the Blues. 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 Febru Billie Holiday at Sugar Hill: Photographs by Jerry Dantzic is a vivid, intimate, compelling photographic portrait of Billie Holiday, the consummate jazz and blues singer and one of 20th–century music’s most iconic figures, in April at a significant moment in her life and just two years before her death at the age of Beautifully captured through the lens of photographer Jerry Dantzic, the running foot.

Billie Holiday at Sugar Hill in Newark, with her chihuahua. (Jerry Dantzic Archives) Christopher Sweet, who edited the book, said the photos in Holiday Author: Carole Burns. You may have stumbled upon an impromptu women’s history lesson on Twitter lately.

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Eleanora Fagan (April 7, – J ), professionally 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 vocal style, strongly inspired by jazz instrumentalists, pioneered a new way of manipulating phrasing. REVIEWS: Beneath A Scarlet Sky: Goodreads Plugged In Compulsive Reader Book Companion Beneath a Scarlet Sky is the triumphant, epic tale of one young man’s incredible courage and resilience during one of history’s darkest hours.

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Rare interviews are included, along with contemporary reviews. Billie Holiday was one of the most influential jazz singers of all time.

She had a thriving career for many years before she lost her battle with : The Billie Holiday Companion: Seven Decades of Commentary has 2 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace Same Low Prices, Bigger Selection, More Fun Shop the All-New.

John Szwed’s brief but revelatory new book, “Billie Holiday: The Musician and the Myth” (Viking), which comes out this week—just under the wire for her centenary (Holiday was born April 7.

Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc Aufsatzsammlung: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Billie Holiday companion. New York: Schirmer Books ; London. Holiday, Billie Billie Holiday, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. (LC-GLB ) Get exclusive access to content from our First Edition with your subscription.

In addition, this book looks at the impact of jazz on American culture-in literature, film, television, and dance-and explores the essential instruments of jazz and their most memorable Oxford Companion to Jazz will provide a quick reference source as well as a dynamic and broad overview for all lovers of jazz, from novices to 4/5(2).John Szwed, () Billie Holiday: The Musician and the Myth; Penguin Books.

Offers a portrait of Lady Day as artist and mythmaker rather than tragic victim. John Chilton, () Billie's Blues ; Quartet.