Masters of American Music: Billie Holiday

Subject: Arts
Grade Level: 9-12
Source: Ovation

Masters of American Music: Billie Holiday

This film showcases the many faces of Billie Holiday, who, along with Louis Armstrong, invented modern jazz singing. The film includes a reading from Holiday's autobiography by stage and screen actress Ruby Dee.

For classroom materials, please to go to Ovation's Arts Ed Toolkit.


60-minute runtime; one-year copyright clearance

Sept 6 at 5:00AM ET/PT

Masters of American Music: Billie Holiday

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