Tag Archives: Holiday, Billie

Ralph Sharon, Jazz Pianist Who Accompanied Tony Bennett, Dies at 91

Source: New York Times » Music

Just before a 1961 concert tour, Mr. Sharon offered Mr. Bennett a piece of sheet music that he had forgotten about: “I Left My Heart in San Francisco.”

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Theater Review: Audra McDonald in ‘Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill’

Source: New York Times » Music

“Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill,” starring Audra McDonald, takes place in the months before Billie Holiday died, set in a city that she had reason to loathe.

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