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Billie Holiday June 23, 1938

Content State: draft
genre: Swing, Vocal jazz
Recording Date: 
1938-06-23
Label Name: 
Vocalion
Leader(s): 
Billie Holiday
Skill/instrument: 
trumpet
Skill/instrument: 
clarinet
Skill/instrument: 
tenor saxophone
Skill/instrument: 
piano
Skill/instrument: 
bass
Skill/instrument: 
drums
Skill/instrument: 
vocal
Personnel: 
Buddy Anderson
Personnel: 
Buster Bailey
Personnel: 
Babe Russin
Personnel: 
Billy Kyle
Personnel: 
John Kirby
Personnel: 
Cozy Cole
Personnel: 
Billie Holiday
Ensemble Size: 
sextet
Venue Type: 
studio
Venue Location: 
New York, New York
Session Details: 

Varela & Rust both list Buddy (Bernard) Anderson as trumpet, while most other sources found online list Charlie Shavers. We lean towards trusting Varela & Rust, but that is not definitive. 

Similarly, Rust & Lord list Claude Thornhill as playing piano, while Varela lists 'Billy Kyle'. Because of Varela's extreme attention to detail with regard to composer names, and track times, it would seem we should trust his research, but let this mystery be duly noted. Ditto with the questions about Allan Reuss on guitar (see Rust, which says "unknown g added"). 

Sources: 
Alberto Varela's Billie Holiday Discography; Brian Rust "Jazz Records 1897-1942"; Tom Lord (lordisco.com); jazzdisco.org