Billie Holiday and Billy Strayhorn gave the world such musical
treasures as “Take the A Train,” “Passion Flower,” “Fine and
Mellow,” and “God Bless the Child.” In this three-part series,
you’ll learn the stories behind their music and hear the vocal
stylings of Allan Harris and René Marie as they honor these two
jazz legends. With special guest Dr. Billy Taylor.
Session 1: The Legend of Billie Holiday
Session 2: The Music Man: Billy Strayhorn (with special guest,
Dr. Billy Taylor)
Session 3: Billy Squared Concert (featuring jazz vocalists
Allan Harris and René Marie)
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