Label: MCA Records - MCA2-4099 • Format: 2x, Vinyl LP, Compilation • Country: US • Genre: Jazz, Blues •
Answer (1 of 3): Of course. they faced racism. Both women were as talented or more so than many other White female artists at the time. Yet while Dinah Shore, Doris Day and others received movie roles and television series, Fitzgerald and Holiday were unable to stay in the hotels were they often.
Ella Fitzgerald and Billie Holiday at Newport is a live album by Ella Fitzgerald and Billie Holiday, recorded at the Newport Jazz Festival. Fitzgerald's first track promoted her recent album Ella Fitzgerald Sings the Rodgers & Hart Songbook, and after several teething problems with the microphone, and tempo problems on "I'm Gonna Sit Right Down ", she delivers a stunning scat solo on "Air Mail .
· Billie Holiday – Ella Fitzgerald Billie Holiday began recording at 18 years old in in a session with Benny Goodman and was musically active until her death at 44 in Ella Fitzgerald also began recording at 18 (in as the singer with Chick Webb), but in her case, her career surged again in the mid’s with the songbook.
· Billie Holiday began recording at 18, in a session with Benny Goodman and was musically active until her death at 44 in Ella Fitzgerald also began recording at 18 (in as the singer with Chick Webb), but in her case, her career surged again in the mid's with the songbook series on are perhaps the two most important female singers to come out of the Swing Era.
Ella Fitzgerald & Billie Holiday at Newport presents the naturally intriguing results when Verve paired two sets recorded two days apart (over the 4th of July weekend, ) by .
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