Billie Holiday and Friends

She would set the standard for the voice in the only true American art form.  A woman who would encounter personal challenges and yet achieve an incredible level of creative expression.

Billie Holiday could swing with the best of them, and make any tune from the American songbook become her own. Listen to her classic signature songs performed live accompanied by captivating images.

Learn about her triumphs and tragedies, and the music and stories of her contemporaries including Ella Fitzgerald, Sarah Vaughn, Diana Washington, Nina Simone, and more.



  • LIVE Music
  • Live Narration
  • Video Projections
  • PROGRAM DURATION: 45 minutes
  • PROGRAM MATERIALS: Teaching resources