An Evening with Billie Holiday

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An Evening with Billie Holiday
Studio album by Billie Holiday
Released March 1953
Recorded April 1, 1952 & July 27, 1952
Genre Jazz
Length 23: 45
Label Clef (Verve Records)
Producer Norman Granz
Billie Holiday chronology
Billie Holiday Sings
(1952)
An Evening with Billie Holiday
(1953)
Billie Holiday
(1954)

An Evening with Billie Holiday is the second studio album by jazz singer Billie Holiday, released in 1953.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Stormy Weather" (Harold Arlen, Ted Koehler) – 3:41
  2. "Lover Come Back to Me" (Sigmund Romberg, Oscar Hammerstein II) – 3:36
  3. "My Man" (Jacques Charles, Channing Pollack, Albert Willemetz, Maurice Yvain) – 2:37
  4. "He's Funny That Way" (Richard Whiting, Neil Moret) – 3:11
  5. "Yesterdays" (Jerome Kern, Otto Harbach – 2:49
  6. "Tenderly" (Walter Gross, Jack Lawrence) – 3:23
  7. "I Can't Face the Music" (Rube Bloom, Ted Koehler) – 3:14
  8. "Remember" (Irving Berlin) - 2:34
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars [1]

Personnel[edit]

The personnel of this album are from two different recording dates, with different musicians.

April 1, 1952 Personnel (tracks 7-8):
Billie Holiday - Vocal
Charlie Shavers - Trumpet
Flip Phillips - Tenor Saxophone
Oscar Peterson - Piano
Barney Kessel - Guitar
Alvin Stoller - Drums
Ray Brown - Bass


July 27, 1952 Personnel (tracks 1-6):
Billie Holiday - Vocal
Joe Newman - Trumpet
Paul Quinichette - Tenor Saxophone
Oscar Peterson - Piano (Organ on Yesterdays)
Freddie Green - Guitar
Gus Johnson - Drums
Ray Brown - Bass

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