Weekend video jam: Fine and mellow

Another dispiriting week in the media industries and bone-chilling temperatures across the Northern Hemisphere. I can’t think of a better way to deal with the blues than to warm to Billie Holiday’s star-studded rendition of a song she wrote. It’s a classic in its own right, airing in a 1957 special on CBS called “The Sound of Jazz.” What a cast grooving with her: Gerry Mulligan, Roy Eldridge, Ben Webster, Coleman Hawkins . . . oh, go ahead and listen for yourself, and enjoy:


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