2 Aug 2015

Lady Day

From New Horizons, 5:00 pm on 2 August 2015

Billie Holiday
Photo: William P. Gottlieb Collection (US Library of Congress), Public Domain

The jazz singer Billie Holiday was born on 7 April 1915. To celebrate her centennary, William looks at two tribute albums:

Cassandra Wilson - Coming Forth By Day
José James - Yesterday I Had The Blues

... and plays a few tracks from Lady Day herself.