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Teddy Wilson June 1, 1937

Main Session Personnel
trumpet
clarinet
tenor saxophone
piano
guitar
bass
bass
vocal
# Tracks Playtime Issue Variance from Main Session Personnel
1 Foolin' Myself 2:58
2 Easy Living 3:01
3 I'll Never Be the Same 3:03 (bass), (omit)
4 I've Found a New Baby 00:00 Billie Holiday (omit)
5 I've Found a New Baby (Alternate take) 00:00 Billie Holiday (omit)
Content State: published
genre: Swing, Vocal jazz
source: Bruyninckx, W & L. 93 years of recorded jazz & blues, Lord, T. The Jazz Discography, Mike Lubbers, Billie Holiday Discography http://www.billieholiday.be/, Varela, Alberto. Billie Holiday - Discographic Information, WKCR Billie Holiday Festival Handbook
Recording Date: 
1937-06-01
Label Name: 
Brunswick
Leader(s): 
Teddy Wilson
Skill/instrument: 
trumpet
Skill/instrument: 
clarinet
Skill/instrument: 
tenor saxophone
Skill/instrument: 
piano
Skill/instrument: 
guitar
Skill/instrument: 
bass
Skill/instrument: 
bass
Skill/instrument: 
vocal
Personnel: 
Buck Clayton
Personnel: 
Buster Bailey
Personnel: 
Lester Young
Personnel: 
Teddy Wilson
Personnel: 
Freddie Green
Personnel: 
Artie Bernstein
Personnel: 
Jo Jones
Personnel: 
Billie Holiday
Ensemble Size: 
septet
Venue Type: 
studio
Venue Location: 
New York, New York
Session Details: 

Per the Festival Handbook, by Schapp and Young, the main bass player appears to be Artie Bernstein, with Walter Page subbing on one track. The authors present a photocopy of the Brunswick/Decca recording session log stating this, plus stylistic evidence based on their knowledge of differences in Berstein & Page's style. 

In addition, we follow most sources in stating that this is a Teddy Wilson session, especially given Holiday's absence on one track. Lubbers calls it "Billie Holiday with the Teddy Wilson Orchestra," presumably because he is interested chiefly in Holiday. Lubbers and Varela do not present the instrumental track, again for this apparent motivation to document only Holiday. 

T.S.

Sources: 
Alberto Varela's Billie Holiday Discography; Tom Lord (lordisco.com)