Billie Holiday

Billie Holiday

The Musician and the Myth

eBook - 2015
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"Drawing on a vast amount of new material that has surfaced in the last decade, ... jazz writer John Szwed considers how [Holiday's] life inflected her art, her influences, her uncanny voice and rhythmic genius, a number of her signature songs, and her legacy"--Amazon.com.
Publisher: New York, New York :, Viking,, 2015.
ISBN: 9781101614709
1101614706
Characteristics: 1 online resource (230 pages)
Contents: The book I : Lady sings the blues
The book II : the rest of the story
The image : film, television, photography
The prehistory of a singer
The singer I
The singer II
The songs I
The songs II.
Summary: "Drawing on a vast amount of new material that has surfaced in the last decade, ... jazz writer John Szwed considers how [Holiday's] life inflected her art, her influences, her uncanny voice and rhythmic genius, a number of her signature songs, and her legacy"--Amazon.com.

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