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August 28, 2009

 

Lester Young And The Singers

A centennial celebration of the tenor saxophonist featuring his recordings with Billie Holiday and other vocalists such as Ella Fitzgerald and Jimmy Rushing.

February 10, 2007

 

Billie Holiday: the Decca Years

Billie Holiday's Decca recordings showcased her in larger-ensemble, somewhat more commercial settings, and found Holiday's voice in its prime.

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