VOL. 2-EMPRESS OF THE BLUES (IMPORT) by Bessie Smith on CD
A marvelous voyage into the music of Bessie Smith, "Empress of the Blues" as she was often called. Among the many musicians that accompanied her over the course of her brilliant career, Louis Armstrong, Bob Fuller, Benny Goodman, Coleman Hawkins and Fletcher Henderson rise to the top of the list. Includes an illustrated booklet with extensive liner notes. A significant work to celebrate this first class star of jazz and blues.