Ranee Lee is an artist from Canada with a multifaceted talent. Not only is she a singer renowned for her warm and powerful voice, but also she is a musician, an actress, a TV host, a teacher and a children’s book writer. Her discography is full of masterpieces and her talent can be measured both by the number of nominations and prizes she has received during her career and her stage appearances, both in Canada and abroad.
Deep Song – A Tribute To Billie Holiday, is Ranee Lee’s tour de force. Originally released in 1989, the disc has been beautifully re-mastered (with two bonus tracks), and is now available specially priced. As bassist Milt Hinton (who performed with Lady Day herself) writes in the liner notes, “ardent fans of Billie and listeners of all generations will enjoy the unique talent of Ranee Lee on Deep Song. It is a radiant listening experience.” An extraordinary and captivating performer whether on stage or on the bandstand, Ranee Lee indeed hits a high note with Deep Song. Ranee’s exceptional interpretations are accompanied by outstanding musicians including bassist Milt Hinton and pianist Oliver Jones. Deep Song, A Tribute To Billie Holiday, confirms Ranee Lee as truly among the elite in jazz today.