Storyville Records

Control Booth Vol 2 1941-42

Price $11.99

Catalogue Number
JUCD2015
Format
CD
Artist
Eddie Heywood / Teddy Wilson / Billie Holiday
Buy now on Amazon

Stream / Download

Contact Storyville

Description

Billie Holiday s reputation would seem secure. It hardly mattered whether she sang good songs or trivial ones, although good was better and both are here. What matters is that she didn't court the popular vote by fashioning her songs to the modes ot the moment. Instead, she interpreted them, amended them, and tied them in bows full of unexpected hues according to her own muse. Today they are startlingly undated and persistently relevant, both as documents of the past and influences on the future. This second collection contains many previously unissued outtakes and serves to remind us of the genius that was Billie Holiday. CONTAINS MANY PREVIOUSLY UNISSUED TAKES*

Personnel

EDDIE HEYWOOD AND HIS ORCHESTRA Shad Collins (tp). Lester Johnakins, Eddie Barefield (as), Lester Young (ts), Eddie Heywood (p), John Collins (g), Ted Sturgis (Sb). Kenny Clarke (d) EDDIE HEYWOOD AND HIS ORCHESTRA Roy Eldridge (tp), tester Boone, Jimmy Powell (as), Ernie Powell (ts), Eddie Heywood(p), Paul Chapman (g), Grachan Moncur (sb), Herbert Cowans (d). TEDDY WILSON AND HIS ORCHESTRA Emrrstt Berry (tp), Jimmy Hamilton (cl, ts), Hymie Schertzer (as), Babe Russin (ts). Teddy Wilson (p), Albert Casey (g), John Williams (sb), J.C. Heard (d). TEDDY WILSON AND HIS ORCHESTRA Emmett Berry (tp), Jimmy Hamilton (cl, ts), Hymie Schertzer (as), Babe Russin (ts), Teddy Wilson (p), Gene Fields (g), John Williams (sb), J.C. Heard (d)

See All Bestsellers

The Danish Radio Big Band

A Good Time Was Had By All (6 CD-box set)

Duke Ellington

Duke At Fargo 1940

Eddie Gomez / Carsten Dahl

Live at Montmartre

Svend Asmussen

Embraceable

See All New Releases

Carsten Dahl Experience

The Ultimate Experience

Kenneth Knudsen / Ib Lund Nielsen / Ole Streenberg

66 67