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Friday, April 13, 2012

ABC Jazz: "Happy Birthday, Billie Holiday"

On Jazztrack: Billie Holiday is featured on the occasion of her birthday 100 years ago.... depending on who you believe. More info here.
Holiday's first recording with Benny Goodman will be broadcast, through to some of her final sessions. There's some wonderful Johnny Hodges with Duke Ellington from the classic 1966 Far East Suite.
Plus: new singing star Gregory Porter and his second release, Ahmad Jamal's new recording and something from one of the winners at the recent Art Music Awards, bassist Nick Haywood.
See the full playlist here.

Broadcast on ABC Jazz

Apr 14, 2012. 5:05pm - 7:00pm

Apr 17, 2012. 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Apr 17, 2012. 9:00pm - 11:00pm

More episodes of Jazztrack

Click here to enter the Jazztrack ticket giveaway to Chris Potter's performance at the 2012 Melbourne International Jazz Festival.

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