Billie Holiday singing ‘Fine & Mellow’ with Cozy Cole, James P. Johnson during jam session in studio of LIFE photographer Gjon Mili in 1941

Billie Holiday (C) singing Fine & Mellow accompanied by Cozy Cole on drums, James P. Johnson at piano & other unident. musicians during jam session in studio of LIFE photographer Gjon Mili.

(Photo by Gjon Mili//Time Life Pictures/Getty Images)