Bank Holiday with Billie

How about some jazz for a wet bank holiday Monday. Here’s Billie with a wonderful band (including her last appearance with Lester Young) singing Fine and Mellow in 1957:

The look on Billie’s face…

For an extra treat Geoffrey Smith put together a programme showcasing Billie and Lester’s partnership on Radio 3. You can find it here.

Bank Holiday with Billie

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