Billie Holiday

Biography, Links & song listing

BIOGRAPHY :
Billie Holiday was an American jazz singer and songwriter. Nicknamed "Lady Day" by her friend and musical partner Lester Young, Holiday had a seminal influence on jazz and pop singing. Her vocal style, strongly inspired by jazz instrumentalists, pioneered a new way of manipulating phrasing and tempo. Critic John Bush wrote that Holiday "changed the art of American pop vocals forever." She co-wrot READ MORE
Billie Holiday

J play Artist Ranking

6809/19026


In the News

Video of the Week