Michael Perez and Jessica McKee, eds. Billie Holiday: Essays on the Artistry and Legacy.

Authors

  • Lee Caplan University of Pittsburgh

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.1558/jazz.41581

Keywords:

Billie Holiday, Jazz Singers, Female musicians

Abstract

Michael Perez and Jessica McKee, eds. Billie Holiday: Essays on the Artistry and Legacy. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company, Inc., 2019. vi + 169 pp. ISBN 1476674698 (pbk). $39.95.

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Dufty, W. (1956) Lady Sings the Blues. London: Abacus.

Gray, H. (1988) Producing Jazz: The Experience of an Independent Record Company. Philadelphia: Temple University Press

Griffin, F. (2002) If You Can't Be Free, Be a Mystery: In Search of Billie Holiday. New York: Ballantine Books.

Huang, H., and R. Huang (2014) 'She Sang as She Spoke: Billie Holiday and Aspects of Speech Intonation and Diction'. Jazz Perspectives 7/3: 287-302. https://doi.org/10.1080/17494060.2014.903055

Szwed, J. (2015) Billie Holiday: The Musician and the Myth. New York: Penguin Books. https://doi.org/10.1093/obo/9780190280024-0006

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Published

2021-03-27

How to Cite

Caplan, L. (2021). Michael Perez and Jessica McKee, eds. Billie Holiday: Essays on the Artistry and Legacy. Jazz Research Journal, 14(1), 90–95. https://doi.org/10.1558/jazz.41581

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