Deep song : A tribute Billie Holiday

Ranee Lee (performer), Richard Ring (performer), Oliver Jones (performer)
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Deep song : A tribute Billie Holiday
Ranee Lee Richard Ring Oliver Jones  (piano) Milt Hinton 1910-2000 (contrabas) Richard Beaudet Archie Alleyne
Justin Time, 2012
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73 - Jazz (NBLC) J1 - Jazz (Flemish music schema)

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About Ranee Lee

Ranee Lee, CM (born October 26, 1942 in Brooklyn, New York City) is a Canadian jazz vocalist and musician who resides in Montreal, Quebec. She is also an actor, author, educator and television host.


Born in Brooklyn, Lee moved to Montreal at the age of 28 in 1970. She toured North America in the 1970s as a jazz drummer and tenor saxophonist. She subsequently landed a starring role playing Billie Holiday in Lady Day, and won a Dora Mavor Moore Award for her performance. She subsequently began recording as a vocalist, releasing her first album Live at the Bijou in 1984.

She wrote and starred in Dark Divas, The Musical, a tribute to the lives and careers of seven of the most popular female jazz singers of the 20th century: Josephine Baker, Billie Holiday, Pearl Bailey, Lena Horne, Dinah Washington, Ella Fitzgerald, and Sarah Vaughan.

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