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Julia Feldman Ensemble: Words Are Worlds (A Tribute To Billie Holiday)

Read "Words Are Worlds (A Tribute To Billie Holiday)" reviewed by Eyal Hareuveni

Words Are Worlds, the debut release by Israeli vocalist Julia Feldman, is an inspired tribute to the work and personality of Billie Holiday. Feldman, augmented by pianist, composer and arranger Yitzhak Yedid and bassist Ora Boasson-Horev, interprets songs identified with Holiday, focusing on the lyrics, thus enabling herself and her trio partners to present a fresh and open-minded perspective to the Holiday legacy.

Billy Holiday and Arthur Herzog's “God Bless The Child," the leitmotif of this release, opens the disc ...