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Billie Holiday at Sugar Hill: Photographs by Jerry Dantzic
American Jazz Museum to Host Smithsonian Exhibition of Rarely Seen Photos of Billie Holiday’s Private and Public Worlds
In April 1957, photographer Jerry Dantzic had an assignment from Decca Records to photograph Billie Holiday during a weeklong run of performances at the Newark, New Jersey, nightclub, Sugar Hill. What unfolded was an unexpected and intimate journey into her private and public worlds. His photos comprise the largest collection of images from any single Billie Holiday club engagement. “Billie Holiday at Sugar Hill: Photographs by Jerry Dantzic” presents 56 remarkable images of the jazz iconView more
1616 E 18th St, Kansas City, MO 64108
Street parking is available on 18th Street, Vine Street, 19th Street, Highland Avenue, and 17th Terrace.