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"Billie & Me"

A phenomenal line-up of female jazz stars embarks upon the first U.S. tour of this concert event, which celebrates the 90th year of Billie Holiday's birth.

  • Sat., Nov. 19, 2005, 8:00 PM
  • Concert Hall
  • Approx. 100 minutes
  • $20.00 - $50.00
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Billie & Me
featuring: Rita Coolidge, Niki Haris, Joan Osborne, Dianne Reeves, Rokia Traoré
Musical Direction by Terri Lyne Carrington

A phenomenal line-up of female jazz stars embarks upon the first U.S. tour of this "tour de force" (London's The Guardian ) concert event, which celebrates the 90th year of Billie Holiday's birth. Combining thrilling re-interpretations of Lady Day's repertoire with film, audio, photographs, and readings, Billie and Me offers a fascinating portrait of the legendary songstress and the influence she has had over subsequent generations. Joining the tribute will be two-time Grammy(r)-winning vocalist Rita Coolidge, singer Niki Haris, multiple Grammy(r) nominated singer Joan Osborne, three-time Grammy(r)-winning vocalist Dianne Reeves, and Malian vocalist Rokia Traoré, with musical direction by Grammy(r)-nominated drummer Terri Lyne Carrington.

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