Billie Holiday


Billie Holiday and Frank Sinatra each had a moment late in their careers when, facing middle age, they turned a single song into a transcendent …

Nina Simone

Philadelphia Mayor Calls Made In America Controversy 'Misunderstanding'

On Wednesday (July 18), <b>Jay-Z</b> wrote a lengthy op-ed for <i>The Philadelphia Inquirer</i> <b>calling out</b> Philadelphia mayor <b>Jim Kenney</b> for the poor way he handled …

Nicki Minaj

Brandon Coleman - "Giant Feelings" (Feat. Patrice Quinn & Techdizzle) Video

Brandon Coleman, aka “Professor Boogie,” plays in Kamasi Washington’s band, and beyond that, he’s worked with everyone from Flying Lotus to Childish …



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Ken Burns

Twin Cities' Thomasina Petrus channels Billie Holiday in concert -- and it's special

After a triumphant run at the Jungle Theater, the Twin Cities singer/actress brings Lady Day to the Dakota.

Soul Music

Omari Hardwick Brings His Solo Show HerO: A Work in Progress to Brooklyn

Hardwick will present the piece June 29 at the Billie Holiday Theatre at RestorationART.<p>The Billie Holiday Theatre at RestorationART will present …

NAACP Image Awards

Omari Hardwick to Star in One-Man-Show, ‘HerO: A Work in Progress,’ for One Night Only

While Omari Hardwick is a phenomenal actor, the POWER star has plenty more to offer the world. Not only does he kill the big and small screen, but …


Persecution - Drama - Scheme of Work

This 6 lesson scheme of work uses Drama to explore and learn about the theme of Persecution. It includes thoughtful, challenging and creative …

Billie Holiday

Lee Daniels to Direct Billie Holiday Biopic

“Ever feel kind of down and out, you don't know just what to do,” the late jazz master spokesman Gil Scott-Heron once asked, and suggested you pay a …


Nicki Minaj Reveals 'Queen' Album Cover

Nicki Minaj Announces New Album 'Queen' At Met Gala<p>May 8, 2018 - 7:33 am<p>BET Awards 2018: SZA, Migos, Jamie Foxx, Janelle Monáe, J. Cole & More<p>Jun 25, …


Watch: Lady Gaga In 'A Star Is Born' Trailer

Celia Cruz, Bob Marley & Billie Holiday: Most-Anticipated Music Biopic | Poll<p>Jun 8, 2018 - 8:39 am<p>Lady Gaga, Kacey Musgraves Donate Gear For Girls …


Lee Daniels Might Direct a Billie Holiday Biopic Starring Andra Day

In what feels like mad libs of some talented entertainment folks working together to pay tribute to an iconic artist, Lee Daniels, the producer …

Lee Daniels

Andra Day Tapped for Lee Daniels-Helmed Billie Holiday Biopic, Featuring a Script by Suzan-Lori Parks

Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Parks will help bring the jazz legend to the screen.<p>Oscar-nominated writer, director, and producer Lee Daniels</i> …


Lee Daniels in Talks to Helm Billie Holiday Biopic, Andra Day Being Eyed to Star

<b>Lee Daniels</b>‘ name still carries a lot of clout, even as the Oscar-nominated director takes his sweet time deciding what his next project will be. …


The Jazz(Funk) Weekender # 47

1) It ain't necessarily so - Aretha Franklin<br>2) Body and Soul - Duke Ellington<br>3) Somewhere - Dave Brubeck Quartet<br>4) Fair weather - Chet Baker<br>5) Hit …

Aretha Franklin

Lee Daniels’ Billie Holiday Biopic Circling Andra Day & Lakeith Stanfield

Lee Daniels’ Billie Holiday biopic circling Andra Day & Lakeith StanfieldAccording to The Hollywood Reporter, the next feature directorial project …


Lee Daniels in Talks to Direct Billie Holiday Biopic, Andra Day Eyed to Star (EXCLUSIVE)

With his hip hop drama “Empire” already renewed for a fifth season, Lee Daniels is setting his sights on a real-world musical icon for his next …


Lee Daniels to helm Billie Holiday biopic?

Los Angeles, June 6 (IANS) Filmmaker Lee Daniels is reportedly in talks to helm a biopic on late musician Billie Holiday.<p>"Billie" may feature R&B …

Lee Daniels

'Lady Day' tells Billie Holiday's story in richly layered, unforgettable show

Deidrie Henry embodies Billie Holiday's anguish and artistry in the one-woman show "Lady Day at Emerson's Bar and Grill" at Portland Center Stage.


Lee Daniels in Talks to Direct Biopic About Jazz Icon Billie Holiday

Singer Andra Day, along with Lakeith Stanfield, are being discussed to play the lead roles.<p>Director Lee Daniels’ next film could be a new biopic …


Thomasina Petrus brings the joys and sorrows of Billie Holiday to life at Jungle Theater

Thomasina Petrus, who stars as Billie Holiday, knows this material intimately. Growing up in Minneapolis, she was inspired by performances of Lanie …

Minneapolis-Saint Paul

Review: Billie Holiday is brought back to gorgeous life in 'Lady Day' at Jungle Theater

In a gorgeous revival at the Jungle, Thomasina Petrus embodies Billie Holiday.

Billie Holiday

Striking Illustrations Of The World's Most Influential Women

These technicolor portraits celebrate the diverse legacy of influential women, both past and present.<p>The series is called <i>50 Rebel Women</i> and was …

Malala Yousafzai

Striking Illustrations of 50 Influential Women

<i>50 Rebel Women</i> by British artist and textile designer Vix Harris is a tribute to the world’s strongest and influential women. The series features …

Malala Yousafzai

The Jazz(Funk) Weekender # 45

1) Just in time - The Three Sounds<br>2) Walkin' the walk - Eddie Harris Funk Project<br>3) Green and Gold - Roy Ayers<br>4) Crap Apple - Idris Muhammad<br>5) They …



A very special episode recorded in front of a live audience at The Blues Kitchen in Shoreditch.<p>Liam & Gaz are given a helping hand by the audience, …

Velvet Underground

Jazz Mine No.156 Saturday 5th. May 2018 on

Jelly Roll Morton, Harry James, Duke Ellington, Louis Armstrong, Dizzy Gillespie, Errol Garner, Fats Waller, Scott Joplin, Sonny Rollins, Django …

Electric Guitar

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Billie Holiday - No Regrets and Other Assorted Love Songs; Part II

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World of Jazz 279

Joe Lovano & Dave Douglas Sound Prints - Dream State - Scandal<br>Mal Waldron, Jackie McLean - Left Alone - Left Alone '86<br>Dan Phillips - Divergent Flow - …