“Billie Holiday is our hero” Val Wiseman announced from the Playhouse stage. She’s not overstating. Wiseman and her six-piece band have been touring for nearly two decades, all the while performing their take on Billie Holiday’s repertoire.
You’d be mistaken for thinking that this Saturday night’s gig was among their first shows. In between songs, Wiseman captivated with a honeyed, Radio Four narration of Holiday’s turbulent story. Storytelling was split with the .....