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