Masters Of Jazz Vol. 11





This compilation features Billie Holiday singing many classic standards including Strange Fruit, Lover Man, The Man I Love, All of Me, I Loves You Porgy, I Love My Man, Them There Eyes and Do Nothing ‘Til You Hear From Me. Her musicians on these sessions, recorded between 1944 – 1951 include Roy Eldridge (tp), Hot Lips Page (tp), Coleman Hawkins (ts), Jack Teagarden (tb), Art Tatum (p), Teddy Wilson (p), Jimmy Rowles (p), Oscar Pettiford (b) and “Big” Sid Catlett (dr). *”And at many points the remark of Frank Sinatra comes to mind, that Billie Holiday was the singer who taught him the most about communicating the emotional contents of a song” – *from the new liner notes by Thorbjørn Sjøgren

(a) Billie Holiday (vo) Roy Eldridge (tp) Barney Bigard (cl) Coleman Hawkins (ts) Jack Teagarden (tb) Art Tatum (p) Al Casey (g) Oscar Pettiford (b) Sid Catlett (dr)

(b) Billie Holiday (vo) acc. by The Apollo House Band featuring Hot Lips Page (tp).

(c) Billie Holiday (vo) Teddy Wilson (p)

(d) Billie Holiday (vo) acc. by Percy Faith Orchestra,

(e) Billie Holiday (vo) Neal Hefti, Herbie Harper (tp) Herbie Stewart (cl ts) Red Norvo(vib) Jimmy Rowles (p) Iggy Shevak (b) Blinkie Garner (dr)

(f) Billie Holiday (vo) Buster Harding (p) John Fields (b) Marquis Foster (dr) Stan Getz (ts-1) 

Do Nothing ‘Till You Hear From Me
I’ll Get By
Billie’s Blues
All Of Me
The Man I Love
You Better Go Now
Miss Brown To You
Lover Man
I Wonder Where Our Love Has Gone
I Love My Man
You Ain’t Gonna Bother Me No More
Good Morning Heartache
You’re Driving Me Crazy
Maybe You’ll Be There
Billie’s Blue [2]
Lover Man [2]
Them There Eyes
My Man
I Cover The Waterfront
Crazy He Calls Me
Lover Come Back To Me
Detour Ahead
Strange Fruit
You’re Driving Me Crazy
Ain’t Nobody’s Businnes If I Do
All Of Me [2]
I Loves You Porgy
Miss Brown To You [2]

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