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8 thoughts on “ Its Nice Work If You Can Get It - Billie Holiday - Billie Holiday Sings (Vinyl, LP, Album)

  1. "Nice Work If You Can Get It" is a popular song and jazz standard composed by George Gershwin with lyrics by Ira Gershwin. It began life in as a nine-bar phrase with the working title "There's No Stopping Me Now". Its title phrase "Nice work if you can get it" came from an English magazine.
  2. The first of seven volumes to present all of Billie Holiday's Verve recordings, JAZZ AT THE PHILHARMONIC gathers live performances from to , as well as her Newport Jazz Festival set and the two songs she sang at the Seven Ages of Jazz Festival in
  3. Eleanora Fagan, renowned by her professional name Billie Holiday, was an American singer and songwriter, who is known as one of the best exponents of jazz music in the 20th century. According to most scholars of music, Holiday remains one of the most important influences in the history of not only jazz but also pop music.
  4. Billie Holiday (born Eleanora Fagan; 7 April , Harlem, New York City - 17 July , New York) was a Jazz singer and songwriter. Nicknamed "Lady Day" by her sometime collaborator Lester Young, Billie Holiday was a seminal influence on Jazz and Pop singing.
  5. Billie Holiday (born Eleanora Fagan; April 7, – July 17, ) was an American jazz singer and songwriter. She was also called "Lady Day", a nickname that her friend and musical partner Lester Young gave her. Holiday was a very important influence on jazz and pop singing. The way that she sang was similar to the way jazz musicians played their instruments.
  6. I Can't Give You Anything But Love - Ella Fitzgerald Nice Work If You Can Get It - Billie Holiday Willow, Weep For Me - Billie Holiday My Man - Billie Holiday Lover, Come Back To Me - Billie Holiday Lady Sings The Blues - Billie Holiday What A Little Moonlight Can Do - Billie Holiday I'll Remember April - Carmen Reviews: 7.
  7. The opening album in the set is 's Solitude: Songs By Billie Holiday, which was first issued in as a inch LP called Billie Holiday Sings for Granz's Clef imprint. It's a delightful small group session where Holiday's beguiling voice is framed by sympathetic and lightly-swinging arrangements played by sidemen that include pianist.
  8. This two-disc set features some of Billie Holiday's top Verve performances from the mid-'50s. Over the course of 28 cuts, she runs the emotional gamut from summery optimism (Love Is Here to Stay) to pathos-rich musings (Ill Wind).Price: $

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