Billie Holiday The Complete Columbia

Billie Holiday - The Complete Commodore Recordings, 1939-1944 (1997) {2CD Set GRP Records CMD 24012}

Billie Holiday - The Complete Commodore Recordings, 1939-1944 (1997) {2CD Set GRP Records CMD 24012}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 353 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 290 Mb
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© 1939-44, 1997 Commodore / GRP Records | CMD 24012
Jazz / Vocal Jazz / Swing / Classic Female Blues / Traditional Pop

Throughout these sessions, a window into Billie Holiday's creative process is provided by the inclusion of alternate takes. Many of them are rare, although all have previously been issued on one or another of the labels that have interacted with Commodore over the years. As alternates for records on other labels also reveal, once Billie conceptualized her approach to a song, she seldom varied the basic template. She seemed to decide the best way to organize the expressive gifts at her disposal and "photograph" in her mind a musical image of how she would do the number. Once that image was in place, subsequent versions for the most part differed only in matters of nuance or animation.
Billie Holiday - The Complete Billie Holiday On Verve 1945-1959 (1992) [10CD Box Set] {Verve-PolyGram}

Billie Holiday - The Complete Billie Holiday On Verve 1945-1959 (1992) [10CD Box Set] {Verve-PolyGram}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 2.63 Gb | MP3 @320 -> 1.66 Gb
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© 1992 Verve / PolyGram | 517 658-2
Jazz / Vocal Jazz / Swing / Classic Female Blues / Traditional Pop

This is a rather incredible collection: ten CDs enclosed in a tight black box that includes every one of the recordings Verve owns of Billie Holiday, not only the many studio recordings of 1952-57 (which feature Lady Day joined by such jazz all-stars as trumpeters Charlie Shavers and Harry "Sweets" Edison, altoist Benny Carter, and the tenors of Flip Phillips, Paul Quinichette and Ben Webster). Also included are prime performances at Jazz at the Philharmonic concerts in 1945-1947, an enjoyable European gig from 1954, her "comeback" Carnegie Hall concert of 1956, Holiday's rather sad final studio album from 1959, and even lengthy tapes from two informal rehearsals. It's a perfect purchase for the true Billie Holiday fanatic.
Billie Holiday - Perfect Complete Collection (1993) 12 CDs, Japanese Limited Edition Box Set

Billie Holiday - Perfect Complete Collection (1993)
12 CDs, Japanese Limited Edition Box Set
XLD | FLAC | Tracks (Cue&Log) ~ 2.87 Gb | MP3 (CBR320) ~ 1.67 Gb | Scans ~ 425 Mb
Vocal Jazz, Swing, Standarts | Label: Sound Hills | # SSCD8005/16 | Time: 12:24:19

This luxury bounded box (13x13x2″) contain 12 CD for a total of 236 tracks, almost all the live tracks recorded by Billie Holiday along her career. It’s an essential item for those who want to explore this side of her discography. It contains almost all the tracks mentioned below in this live discography.
Billie Holiday - The Best of Billie Holiday: The Master Takes And Singles [4CD Box Set] (2008) (Repost)

Billie Holiday - The Best of Billie Holiday: The Master Takes And Singles [4CD Box Set] (2008)
EAC Rip | FLAC (tracks+.cue+log) - 633 MB | MP3 CBR 320 kbps (LAME 3.93) - 566 MB | Covers - 13 MB
Genre: Vocal Jazz | RAR 3% Rec. | Label: Sony BMG (88697301262)

It's fitting that singer Billie Holiday began the most celebrated part of her career with Columbia in 1933, when the country was in the throes of the depression, and ended it in 1942, when the world was gripped by war. Her anguished delivery fit in perfectly with the times. As she projected the torments of her life through music, she gave us an escape from our own troubles, by reminding us of how bad life could get. Regardless, Holiday's sublime Columbia recordings, which originally appeared on the Brunswick, Vocalion and Okeh labels, are among the true treasures of jazz. The complete recordings were released a few years ago in a mammoth box set. This four CD collection pares the material down considerably, although the producers have not just taken the cream of the crop…
Jim Nabors - The Complete Columbia Christmas Collection (2015/2017) [Official Digital Download 24-bit/192kHz]

Jim Nabors - The Complete Columbia Christmas Collection (2015/2017)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/192 kHz | Time - 79:29 minutes | 2,06 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Front cover

James Thurston Nabors was an American actor, singer, and comedian. "The Complete Columbia Christmas Recordings" combines Jim Nabors' two holiday albums for Columbia – 1967's Jim Nabors' Christmas Album and 1972's Merry Christmas – adding a couple of seasonal religious tunes from 1968's The Lord's Prayer & Other Sacred Songs and 1971's How Great Thou Art for good measure (as it happens, these bonus cuts include two different versions of "Ave Maria." Of the two albums, the 1967 set is slightly stuffier – there's a reliance on old-fashioned carols and the string arrangements are a bit stiff – but 1971 conjures just a bit of the spirit of Hollywood holiday specials, its strings feeling slightly snazzy, not starchy. His sensibility belongs in an era that was bypassed when these records were recorded, so this release functions as dual nostalgia: pining for pining for days of Christmas past.
Billie Holiday - The Real... Billie Holiday, The Ultimate Collection (2011) 3 CDs

Billie Holiday - The Real… Billie Holiday, The Ultimate Collection (2011) 3 CDs
EAC | FLAC | Tracks (Cue&Log) ~ 625 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 540 Mb | Scans included | 03:49:35
Vocal Jazz, Swing, Vocal Pop, Standarts | Label: Columbia/Sony | # 88691900762

UK three CD collection from the influential Jazz vocalist. While her life may have been tragic, her music has remained an integral part of American Jazz history and is constantly discovered by a new generation or rediscovered year after a year. This three CD collection features 78 tracks including 'God Bless the Child', 'Pennies from Heaven', 'Gloomy Sunday' and many others.
Billie Holiday - The Ben Webster / Harry Edison Sessions (2009) 2CD [Re-Up]

Billie Holiday - The Ben Webster / Harry Edison Sessions (2009) 2CD
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 660 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 413 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Genre: Vocal Jazz, Swing, Easy Listening | Label: Lone Hill Jazz | # LHJ 10355 | Time: 02:34:06

The complete memorable recordings made by Billie Holiday in 1956-57 backed by a small group including Ben Webster, Harry Edison, Jimmy Rowles and Barney Kessel. A complete Holiday set recorded at Newport during the same period has been added as a bonus. Includes 16-page booklet.

Billie Holiday - The Centennial Collection (2015)  Music

Posted by mark70 at June 15, 2015
Billie Holiday - The Centennial Collection (2015)

Billie Holiday - The Centennial Collection (2015)
MP3 320 kbps CBR | 59:32 min | 140 MB
Genre: Vocal Jazz, Blues | Label: Columbia

The recordings on Billie Holiday: The Centennial Collection represent some of the finest performances recorded by Billie Holiday during the height of her career, from 1935-1945, and showcase the range of her artistry through some of her most successful, and most beloved singles. Recorded and released before Columbia Records introduced the first LP album in 1948, the tracks on The Centennial Collection include several signature songs Billie originally cut (as 78rpm singles) for the Brunswick, Vocalion, OKeh, Commodore and Decca labels during her creative peak.

Billie Holiday: The Musician and the Myth  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by ksveta6 at April 12, 2015
Billie Holiday: The Musician and the Myth

Billie Holiday: The Musician and the Myth by John Szwed
2015 | ISBN: 0670014729 | English | 240 pages | EPUB | 0.55 MB

Billie Holiday - The Ultimate Collection (2005)  Music

Posted by robi62 at Aug. 14, 2012
Billie Holiday - The Ultimate Collection (2005)

Billie Holiday - The Ultimate Collection (2005)
Video: NTSC, MPEG-2 at 5 097 Kbps, 720 x 480 (1.333) at 29.970 fps | Audio: AC-3 2 channels at 224 Kbps, 48.0 KHz
Genre: Blues, Jazz | Label: Universal Island | Copy: Untouched | Release Date: 24 Oct 2005 | Runtime: 144 min. | 4,34 GB (DVD5)

There's a moment on Billie Holiday: The Ultimate Collection when Lester Young slips into his sax solo and the camera zooms in on Billie Holiday's face. Glistening eyes, arching brow and an uncontrollable smile reveal anticipation, awe and admiration. The pair joins an allstar cast including Coleman Hawkins, Roy Eldridge and Gerry Mulligan among others for a 1957 CBS performance of "Fine And Mellow . Earlier, a scene from the 1947 film New Orleans portrays an exuberant Louis Armstrong bursting with delight during "The Blues Are Brewin' while the stunning, gardenia-encrusted Miss Holiday sings by his side. With ten rare performances, the DVD provides an overview of Lady Day's career and provides a glimpse into the singer's persona.