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Poet, author Maya Angelou dies at 86

...in San Francisco, where she shared billing with another future star, Phyllis Diller. She spent a few days with Billie Holiday, who was kind enough to sing a lullaby to Angelou's son Guy, surly enough to heckle her off the stage and astute...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/national/2014-05-28/poet-author-maya-angelou-d
Home front

...chairs Elvis is back in the building, and so are Billie Holiday, Burt Bacharach and George Gershwin, all music legends...Steve Tyrell Collection, by Pennsylvania House. Its Billie Holiday slipper chair, Bacharach sofa, Stardust chair and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/09/07/liv_385495.shtml
Life & style
Insightful jazz images

...You know that postage stamp with a profile shot of Billie Holiday, head thrown back, singing her heart out? That's...say in text," he said. "For example, my shot of Billie Holiday shows the anguish that's in her voice. When I didn't...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/04/16/ent_259103.shtml
Things to Do
Smithsonian explores 'cool' from Whitman to Jay-Z

...he says, relaxed in the moment.Lester Young, the lead saxophonist in Count Basie's orchestra and soul mate to Billie Holiday, was giving voice to what would become an American and global obsession for cool with a phrase rooted in jazz slang...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/life-style/2014-02-17/smithsonian-explores-coo
Augusta Blues Festival is homecoming for Millie Jackson

...club was Palm Cafe in Brooklyn. The bandleader was legendary saxophonist Lester Young, forever noted as jazz singer Billie Holiday's musical mentor. "Yes, I, too, sang with Lester Young," quipped Jackson.Hits including Hurt So Good and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2013-02-12/augusta-blues-festiva
News you can use

...consider before you fire up the digital camera: DO - Get specific about your interests. Saying you're a fan of Billie Holiday and Ella Fitzgerald is much more helpful than "I like music." - Include a picture. According to Match.com...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/04/24/met_451210.shtml
Metro | Augusta State University
Film helps reignite Jimmy Scott's career

...tone of his voice and a tendency to deliver lyrics just behind the expected beat, has been compared with that of Billie Holiday, a close friend of Mr. Scott, and jazz pioneer Louis Armstrong. On Wednesday, Mr. Scott will perform at the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/02/13/mus_404480.shtml
Music
Role of blacks in the Rockies featured in new library

...weren't welcome elsewhere in the Mile High City. The Rossonian Hotel, a frequent stopping point for jazz legends like Billie Holiday, Charlie Parker and Duke Ellington, still stands. And several landmark businesses remain open. The area also is...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/04/28/art_370963.shtml
Arts
Locals look at mystique of jazz

...been achieved by some of the greats. I immediately think of Louis Armstrong, Ella Fitzgerald, Dizzy Gillespie and Billie Holiday. When one hears these artists, it is as if they are present. Their impact is remarkable. A recent release of Herbie...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/01/07/ent_305067.shtml
Things to Do
Sonic Spotlight: Natalie Sheppard

...powers out. ... I ended up playing in the dark." HANDPICKED CONCERT LINEUP: Paul McCartney, Maybe I'm Amazed; Billie Holiday, For Heaven's Sake; Madonna, Papa Don't Preach; Led Zeppelin, Black Dog; Lynyrd Skynyrd, Free Bird IN 10...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/11/30/mus_106447.shtml
Music