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Billie Holiday (Ep. 8)

Broadcast: April 7, 2019

In this hour, it's the life and music of the great Billie Holiday. Biographer Robert O’Meally speaks about Lady Day’s musical genius and travel the hard road she took on her way to becoming one of jazz’s most beloved voices. And we’ll chat with Jazz at Lincoln Center curator Phil Schaap about the great Louis Armstrong’s role in shaping her musical voice, and talk with the best-selling author who’s channeled Billie Holiday to create a brand new version of her autobiography for young people.

Produced by: Jeff Haas

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