The Lady can sing the blues! A stunning collection of traditionals, and blues pieces masterfully interpreted by the great Billie Holiday."The material in this collection, blues in form or associative feeling, like old friends, is treated with knowing care. Framed in Sy Oliver big band settings that might evoke comparison with Basie, and in smaller, more intimate environs, *teaming up with friend and idol Louis Armstrong on two titles( "Lady" is very much "Lady", a jazz singer in the most compelling sense."From the original liner notes by Burt KorallNumbered first press of 500 copies.