Billie Holiday - Turning The Tables One of the most distinctive and radiant voices in jazz history; an inimitable touchstone whose courageous, complex music and life still inspires today

Billie Holiday performs on stage at the Sugar Hill nightclub in Newark, N.J. Farah Jasmine Griffin's 2001 book posed a challenge to biographers and helped reimagine Holiday's legacy. Bob Parent/Getty Images hide caption

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Portrait of Billie Holiday singing at the Downbeat club in New York City on February 1947. Library of Congress hide caption

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