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Billie Holiday – All Or Nothing At All (1958/2014) [Official Digital Download 24bit/192kHz]

Billie Holiday – All Or Nothing At All (1958/2014)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/192 kHz | Time ~ 51:17 minutes | 2.04 GB | Genre: Jazz, Swing, Blues, Traditional Pop, Vocal Jazz
Official Digital Download – Source: | Front Cover | © Verve Records
Recorded: Radio Recorders and Capitol Studios, Hollywood, California on August 14 & 18, 1956 and from January 3-9, 1957

Recorded in 1956 and 1957, All Or Nothing At All was one of Billie Holiday’s last releases before her death in 1959. A collection of jazz and pop standards by the Gershwins, Irving Berlin and Duke Ellington, among others, the album was produced by legendary producer Norman Granz. Holiday runs the emotional gamut from summery optimism (Love Is Here To Stay) to pathos-rich musings (Ill Wind) backed by a strong studio lineup of veterans including Red Mitchell on bass and Ben Webster on tenor saxophone.

“…these are all truly classic Verve titles that you simply don’t want to miss…most importantly, the sound of these reissues is nothing short of astounding. Particularly the early Billie and Ella mono records are incredible treasures of sonic beauty. I’d definitely ask Santa for the whole set, or, if you want to cherry pick, the most classic titles. Whatever you decide, you owe yourself at least a half dozen!” Winner of a 2012 Positive Feedback Online Writers’ Choice Award – Danny Kaey, Positive Feedback Online, November/December 2011

1. Do Nothing Till You Hear From Me 04:16
2. Cheek To Cheek 03:38
3. Ill Wind 06:18
4. Speak Low 04:29
5. I Wished On The Moon 03:29
6. But Not For Me 03:52
7. All Or Nothing At All 05:43
8. We’ll Be Together Again 04:27
9. Sophisticated Lady 04:53
10. April In Paris 03:06
11. Say It Isn’t So 03:19
12. Love Is Here To Stay 03:47

Billie Holiday, vocals
Larry Bunker, drums
Harry “Sweets” Edison, trumpet
Barney Kessel, guitar
Red Mitchell, bass
Joe Mondragon, bass
Jimmy Rowles, piano
Alvin Stoller, drums
Ben Webster, tenor saxophone


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