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Friday April 3 2015 - Billie Holiday Centennial, Part 1

Teddy Wilson & His Orchestra, "Easy to Love," Billie Holiday: Quintessential, Vol. II (Columbia)

Babe Russin & His Orch., "Easy to Love," Tenor All Stars: Battle of the Saxes (Trip/Emarcy)

Billie Holiday & Her Orch., "Summertime," Quintessential, Vol. II (Columbia)

Miles Davis, "Summertime," Porgy & Bess (-)

Teddy Wilson & His Orch., "These Foolish Things," Billie Holiday: Quintessential, Vol. II (-)

Lennie Tristano, "These Foolish Things," Tristano (Atlantic)

Teddy Wilson & His Orch., "Pennies from Heaven," Billie Holiday: Quintessential, Vol. III (Columbia)

Harry "Sweets" Edison, "Pennies from Heaven," The Inventive Mr. Edison (Pacific Jazz)

Teddy Wilson & His Orch., "I Can't Give You Anything but Love, Baby," Billie Holiday: Quintessential, Vol. III (Columbia)

Warne Marsh Quartet, "I Can't Give You Anything but Love, Baby," A Ballad Album (Criss Cross)

Ruby Braff, "This Year's Kisses," Canadian Sessions (Sackville)

Teddy Wilson & His Orch., "This Year's Kisses," Billie Holiday: Quintessential, Vol. III (Columbia)

Teddy Wilson & His Orch., "Mean to Me," Billie Holiday: Quintessential, Vol. IV (Columbia)

Lester Young, "Mean to Me," Lester Swings (Verve)

Teddy Wilson & His Orch., "Foolin' Myself," Billie Holiday: Quintessential, Vol. IV (Columbia)

Warne Marsh­/Lee Konitz Quintet, "Foolin' Myself," Jazz Exchange, Vol. 2 (Storyville)

Teddy Wilson & His Orch., "Easy Living," Billie Holiday: Quintessential, Vol. IV (Columbia)

Al Haig Quartet, "Easy Living," Wardell Gray: Memorial Album, Vol. 1 (Prestige/OJC)

Billie Holiday & Her Orch., "A Sailboat in the Moonlight," Quintessential, Vol. IV (Columbia)

Ruby Braff & Ellis Larkins, "A Sailboat in the Moonlight," Complete Duets (Definitive)

Billie Holiday & Her Orch., "He's Funny That Way," Quintessential, Vol. V (Columbia)

Illinois Jacquet, "He's Funny That Way," 1946-1947 (Classics)

Teddy Wilson & His Orch., "When You're Smiling," Billie Holiday: Quintessential, Vol. V (Columbia)

Ralph Sutton, "When You're Smiling," Bix Beiderbecke Suite and Piano Portraits (Commodore)

Teddy Wilson & His Orch., "If Dreams Come True," Billie Holiday: Quintessential, Vol. V (Columbia)

Teddy Wilson Sextet, "If Dreams Come True" (#2), And His All Stars, Vol. 1 (Musicraft)

Seth Markow has been playing piano since age 7, clarinet (now bass clarinet) since 9, and has been a dedicated jazz fan since he was 13. He has bachelor's and master's degrees in music composition, has played and studied African and Asian music, and is a longtime member of the Javanese orchestra Gamelan Kyai Gandrung. He has also played in jazz, blues, rock, reggae, and world beat bands, as well as various classical ensembles. A radio host since 1976 and a Hawaii resident since 1979, his jazz show The Real Deal began in 1983 and has been heard on HPR-2 since that stream went on the air in 1989.
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