Billie Holiday Last Recordings

Billie Holiday - Last Recording (1988)  

Posted by Ibiza at March 2, 2009
Billie Holiday  -  Last Recording (1988)

Billie Holiday - Last Recording
Jazz vocal singer | mp3 320 Kbps | 87 MB
PolyGram Records Inc. 1988

Billie Holiday - A Flag For Lady Day (1956)  Music

Posted by TmanHome at Jan. 7, 2017
Billie Holiday - A Flag For Lady Day (1956)

Billie Holiday - A Flag For Lady Day (1956)
Jazz, Jazz Vocal | MP3 320 kbps CBR | 51 min | 119 MB
Label: World Record Club | Rel:1956

Eleanora Fagan (April 7, 1915 – July 17, 1959), professionally known as Billie Holiday, was an American jazz musician and singer-songwriter with a career spanning nearly thirty years. Nicknamed "Lady Day" by her friend and music partner Lester Young, Holiday had a seminal influence on jazz music and pop singing. Her vocal style, strongly inspired by jazz instrumentalists, pioneered a new way of manipulating phrasing and tempo. She was known for her vocal delivery and improvisational skills, which made up for her limited range and lack of formal music education. There were other jazz singers with equal talent, but Holiday had a voice that captured the attention of her audience.
Billie Holiday - The Ben Webster / Harry Edison Sessions (2009) 2CD [Re-Up]

Billie Holiday - The Ben Webster / Harry Edison Sessions (2009) 2CD
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 660 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 413 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Genre: Vocal Jazz, Swing, Easy Listening | Label: Lone Hill Jazz | # LHJ 10355 | Time: 02:34:06

The complete memorable recordings made by Billie Holiday in 1956-57 backed by a small group including Ben Webster, Harry Edison, Jimmy Rowles and Barney Kessel. A complete Holiday set recorded at Newport during the same period has been added as a bonus. Includes 16-page booklet.

Billie Holiday - Billie's Best (1992)  Music

Posted by SuniR at Sept. 24, 2016
Billie Holiday - Billie's Best (1992)

Billie Holiday - Billie's Best (1992)
EAC | FLAC (log,image+cue) -> 272 Mb (5% Rec.) | Mp3 CBR320 Kbps -> 156 Mb (5% Rec.) | Scans included
Jazz, Vocal Jazz | Label: Verve Records, #:314 513 943-2 | 1992 | 01:00:36

This selection is drawn from Billie Holiday's Verve recordings of the mid-1950s. It was a time when her voice was already showing some wear and tear, but the same experiences that tattered the voice brought it an unmatched expressiveness. Her voice possessed a unique presence, a sound that seems lit up by a resilient vitality. Producer Norman Granz set Holiday among the small jazz combos that suited her talents best, groups that included some of the finest soloists of her generation, such as trumpeter Harry "Sweets" Edison and saxophonists Benny Carter and Ben Webster. Granz also supplied ideal rhythm sections, with pianist Jimmy Rowles and guitarists Kenny Burrell and Barney Kessel making appearances here. There's more room to stretch out than was available on the early Columbia and Commodore recordings, and the results are relaxed and profound treatments of some great songs. –Stuart Broomer
Billie Holiday - The Complete Billie Holiday On Verve 1945-1959 (1992) [10CD Box Set] {Verve-PolyGram}

Billie Holiday - The Complete Billie Holiday On Verve 1945-1959 (1992) [10CD Box Set] {Verve-PolyGram}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 2.63 Gb | MP3 @320 -> 1.66 Gb
Full Artwork @ 600 dpi (jpg) -> 526 Mb | 5% repair rar
© 1992 Verve / PolyGram | 517 658-2
Jazz / Vocal Jazz / Swing / Classic Female Blues / Traditional Pop

This is a rather incredible collection: ten CDs enclosed in a tight black box that includes every one of the recordings Verve owns of Billie Holiday, not only the many studio recordings of 1952-57 (which feature Lady Day joined by such jazz all-stars as trumpeters Charlie Shavers and Harry "Sweets" Edison, altoist Benny Carter, and the tenors of Flip Phillips, Paul Quinichette and Ben Webster). Also included are prime performances at Jazz at the Philharmonic concerts in 1945-1947, an enjoyable European gig from 1954, her "comeback" Carnegie Hall concert of 1956, Holiday's rather sad final studio album from 1959, and even lengthy tapes from two informal rehearsals. It's a perfect purchase for the true Billie Holiday fanatic.
Billie Holiday - All Or Nothing At All (1958/2014) [Official Digital Download 24/192]

Billie Holiday - All Or Nothing At All (1958/2014)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/192 kHz | Time - 51:16 minutes | 2,15 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Front cover

Recorded in 1956 and 1957, All Or Nothing At All was one of Billie Holiday's last releases before her death in 1959. A collection of jazz and pop standards by the Gershwins, Irving Berlin and Duke Ellington, among others, the album was produced by legendary producer Norman Granz. Holiday runs the emotional gamut from summery optimism (Love Is Here To Stay) to pathos-rich musings (Ill Wind) backed by a strong studio lineup of veterans including Red Mitchell on bass and Ben Webster on tenor saxophone.
Billie Holiday With Ray Ellis And His Orchestra (Last Recordings) (1959) [2015 Official Digital Download 24bit/192kHz]

Billie Holiday - Billie Holiday With Ray Ellis And His Orchestra (Last Recordings) (1959) [2015 Official Digital Download 24bit/192kHz]
FLAC 24bit/192kHz (tracks) | Cover Only | 1.88 GB | 37:11 minutes
Jazz Vocal | Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Hosted On: NitroFlare

Last Recording, originally titled Billie Holiday before her death, is the last album of Billie Holiday released in 1959, five years after the original album titled Billie Holiday was released.
Billie Holiday - Solitude (1956) [2015 Official Digital Download 24bit/192kHz]

Billie Holiday - Solitude (1956) [2015 Official Digital Download 24bit/192kHz]
FLAC 24bit/192kHz (tracks) | Cover Only | 1.57 GB | 38:40 minutes
Jazz Vocal | Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Hosted On: NitroFlare

Billie Holiday's first recordings for Norman Granz' Clef Records present a vocalist truly at the top of her craft.

Billie Holiday - Recital (1956/2015) [MONO] [24-bit/96kHz]  Vinyl & HR

Posted by HDV at April 16, 2015
Billie Holiday - Recital (1956/2015) [MONO] [24-bit/96kHz]

Billie Holiday - Recital (1956/2015) [MONO]
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 37:02 minutes | 704 MB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Front cover

This compilation, gathered from recordings of her New York sessions in 1954, is an excellent sampler of the skills and charms of Lady Day. While the disc may appear to be just another throw-together of Holiday hits, with nothing in particular to distinguish it from the others, the arrangements, the performances and the recordings themselves are all wonderful. Backed by tight, laid-back session musicians (Oscar Peterson plays piano on many of the tracks–check out his solo on "Lover, Come Back to Me"), Holiday here enjoys the last full flush of her talents before health and substance abuse problems claimed her voice in the late '50s.

Billie Holiday: The Musician and the Myth  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by ksveta6 at April 12, 2015
Billie Holiday: The Musician and the Myth

Billie Holiday: The Musician and the Myth by John Szwed
2015 | ISBN: 0670014729 | English | 240 pages | EPUB | 0.55 MB