Vocalist Etta Jones was born in Aiken, South Carolina, on Nov. 25, 1928.
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Jazz luminary Eddie Durham was born in Marcos, Texas.
Jazz singer Billie Holiday was born on April 7, 1915.
In Lady Sings the Blues, Diana Ross played the legendary and troubled jazz singer Billie Holliday. Billie Dee Williams also starred and Ross, a singer herself, provided the music. (Photo: Paramount Pictures)
Jazz singer Holiday was known for accessorizing her hair with flowers and wearing chandelier earrings, cocktail rings and pearls. She also loved black dresses and topping it all off with a fur coat or other statement piece.
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