Billie Holidays' vocal style was revolutionary and mainly influenced by jazz instrumentalists.
Miss Brown To You
This song was the result of the first collaboration in 1935 with Teddy Wilson, who was in charge for the orchestra.
The recording session was organized by promoter, producer and music critic John Hammond, who also helped many other artists to launch their career.
Billie Holiday was just 20 years old.
Have a look at the personnel:
Benny Goodman – clarinet
Roy Eldridge – trumpet
Ben Webster – tenor sax
John Truehart – guitar
John Kirby – bass
Cozy Cole – drums
Teddy Wilson – piano
“Miss Brown To You” was written by Teddy McRae.
Title: Miss Brown To You
Artist: Billie Holiday with Teddy Wilson & His Orchestra
Recorded: July 2, 1935
Tempo: 155 bpm
Dance: Lindy Hop
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