Billie Holiday

Elected to the Hall of Fame
1961 Readers Poll

Billie Holiday's news entries:

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    Andra Day portrays Billie Holiday in The United States vs. Billie Holiday.

    Holiday Film Puts Drug War on Trial

    Director Lee Daniels has taken Johann Hari’s drug war history, Chasing the Scream, mixed it with Victor Hugo’s Les…

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    Bassist Christian McBride (left), saxophonist Joshua Redman, drummer Brian Blade and pianist Brad Mehldau reconvened in the studio after more than two decades for RoundAgain.

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    James Erskine’s documentary Billie includes vintage photos that have been digitally colorized by artist Marina Amaral.

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    Resonance Records’ Sonny Rollins album, Rollins In Holland, will be available as part of Record Store Day Black Friday (Nov. 27). The album’s packaging includes many photos, including this shot of bassist Ruud Jacobs (left) and Rollins performing on May 5, 1967.

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    Bettye LaVette wanted to push up the release of her version of “Strange Fruit” to coincide with the recent wave of social justice protests.

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    A live Alice Coltrane recording from 1972 marks a turning point in her music.

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    Jimmy Cobb (1929–2020)

    Drummer Jimmy Cobb Dies at 91

    Drummer Jimmy Cobb—famous for a discography that includes appearances on numerous Miles Davis albums, including…

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    Dee Alexander explores the more obscure songs of Billie Holiday on her latest Delmark release.

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    Ella Fitzgerald is one of the classic jazz artists whose albums will be reissued by Verve in 2016.



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