MASTERS OF MUSIC - The Essential Original Albums collection Deluxe 3-CD
sets in 10-panel digipacks with 20-page comprehensive booklets including
original artwork and sleevenotes This release contains some of the best
recordings made by Billie Holiday in the later period of her career.
All of the tracks included here are studio recordings with excellent
sound quality, and showcase Billie shining among such star jazzmen as
Harry 'Sweets' Edison, Ben Webster, Benny Carter, Charlie Shavers, Oscar
Peterson, and Barney Kessel, among others. The six complete albums
compiled on this set are: Music for Torching with Billie Holiday (Clef
MGC-669), Velvet Mood (Clef MGC-713), Lady Sings the Blues (Clef Records
MGC-721), Solitude (Clef LP MGC-690), Songs for Distingué Lovers (Verve
V6-8257), and Body and Soul (Verve V6-8197).