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Title Billie Holiday [videorecording] : strange fruit.

Imprint [S.l.] : Salt Peanuts, [200-?]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library DVD    MJ HOLI SF H09DVD    Available
Description 1 videodisc (38 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Series Modern jazz on DVD
Modern jazz on DVD.
Note Title from container.
"This DVD presents most of Billie Holiday's filmed performances, taken from TV shows filmed between 1950 and 1959"--Container.
Contents God bless the child / Herzog, Holiday (2:36) -- Now baby, or never / Holiday, Lewis (2:14) -- My man / Charles, Pollack, Yvain (3:21) -- Please don't talk about me when I'm gone / Clare, Palmer, Stept (1:55) -- Billie's blues / Holiday (1:30) -- Easy to remember / Rodgers, Hart (2:56) -- What a little moonlight can do / Woods (2:27) -- Foolin' myself / Lawrence, Tinturin (2:24) -- I only have eyes for you / Dubin, Warren (1:50) -- Travelin' light / Mercer, Young (3:11) -- Strange fruit / Allan, Marks (2:23) -- I loves you Porgy / George & Ira Gershwin (3:24) -- Fine and mellow / Holiday (8:50).
Performer Billie Holiday, vocals ; with Count Basie (1st-2nd works), Corky Hale (3rd-5th works), Mal Waldron (6th-13th works), piano ; Georgie Auld (6th-8th works), Lester Young, Ben Webster, Coleman Hawkins (13th work), tenor saxophones ; Tyree Glenn (6th-8th works), Vic Dickenson (13th work), trombone ; Mary Osborne (6th-8th works), Danny Barker (13th work), guitar ; Gerry Mulligan, baritone (13th work) ; Vinnie Burke (6th-8th works), Michel Gaudry (9th-10th works), Milton Hinton (13th work), upright bass ; Osie Johnson, drums (6th-8th, 13th works) ; Count Basie Orchestra (1st-2nd works) ; Corky Hale Trio (3rd-5th works) ; Peter Knight, orchestra conductor (11th-12th works).
Event Recorded Aug. 19, 1950 (1st-2nd works), in Los Angeles, Aug. 13, 1956 (3rd-5th works), in Newark, New Jersey, July 10, 1958 (6th-8th works), Paris, Nov. 18, 1958 (9th-10th works), in London, Feb. 24, 1959 (11th-12th works), and in New York, Dec. 8, 1957 (13th work).
System Details DVD, all regions ; mono.
Subject Jazz -- 1951-1960.
Jazz vocals.
Genre/Form Filmed performances.
Added Author Holiday, Billie, 1915-1959. Performer.
Basie, Count, 1904-1984. Performer.
Hale, Corky. Performer.
Waldron, Mal, 1925-2002. Performer.
Auld, Georgie, 1919-1990. Performer.
Young, Lester, 1909-1959. Performer.
Webster, Ben, 1909-1973. Performer.
Hawkins, Coleman. Performer.
Glenn, Tyree. Performer.
Dickenson, Vic. Performer.
Osborne, Mary, 1921-1992. Performer.
Barker, Danny. Performer.
Mulligan, Gerry. Performer.
Burke, Vinnie, 1921-2002. Performer.
Gaudry, Michel, 1928- Performer.
Hinton, Milt. Performer.
Johnson, Osie. Performer.
Knight, Peter, 1917-1985. Conductor.
Count Basie Orchestra. Performer.
Corky Hale Trio. Performer.
Added Title Strange fruit
Standard No. 8436028696093
Music No. 44609 Salt Peanuts

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