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Billie Holiday at Sugar Hill: Photographs by Jerry Dantzic

Presented by American Jazz Museum at American Jazz Museum, Kansas City MO

May 08 2021
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Aug 01 2021
Billie Holiday at Sugar Hill: Photographs by Jerry Dantzic presented by American Jazz Museum at American Jazz Museum, Kansas City MO

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 icon

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1616 E 18th St, Kansas City, MO 64108

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