Eleanora Fagan's Story Of An American Jazz Musici Billie Holiday

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Eleanora Fagan better known by her professional name Billie Holiday, was an American jazz musician and singer-songwriter with a career lasting for nearly thirty years. Nicknamed "Lady Day" by her friend and music partner Lester Young, Holiday had a seminal influence on jazz music and pop singing. Her vocal style started the creation of a new way of phrasing and tempo. Holiday was known for her vocal delivery and improvisational skills, which was a way to balance out her limited range and lack of formal music education. While there were other jazz singers with equal talent, Billie Holiday had a voice that captured the attention of her audience. Ella Jane Fitzgerald was an American jazz singer often referred to as the First Lady of Song, Queen

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