Anita O’Day: The Life Of A Jazz Singer (BBC-4 2 June 2013)

UK / BBC-4 / 1×90 minute episode / Broadcast sunday 2 June 2013 @ 10.00pm

Producers: Robbie Cavolina, Ian McCrudden

Feature length documentary profile of jazz singer Anita O’Day who died in 2006 aged 87. Despite achieving fame in the 1950′s O’Day battled with addictions to drink and drugs and always put her music before her personal life.

There are vintage performances from O’Day appearing with the likes of Gene Kupra, Louis Armstrong and Hoagy Carmichael and clips of O’Day being interviewed.


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