WorldCat Identities

Eckstine, Billy

Works: 1,381 works in 2,304 publications in 4 languages and 12,731 library holdings
Genres: Jazz  Popular music  Big band music  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Documentary films  Jazz vocals  Songs  Biographies  Swing (Music)  Documentary television programs 
Roles: Performer, Author, Singer, Interviewee, Commentator, Instrumentalist, Actor, Conductor, Composer, v=v, Other, Contributor, Vocalist
Classifications: M1366, 781.65
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Billy Eckstine
Jazz in revolution : big bands in the 1940's by Harlan Leonard and his Rockets( Recording )

6 editions published between 1944 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Cole Porter songbook : night and day by Cole Porter( Recording )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Sarah Vaughan : Ken Burns jazz( Recording )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Representations from all parts of her career are present from her soloist years to the times of the various orchestras under the direction of many different composers as it is impossible to fit her whole career on one disc
Live at Birdland by John Coltrane( Recording )

1 edition published in 1996 and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Everything I have is yours : the best of the M-G-M years by Billy Eckstine( Recording )

17 editions published between 1985 and 1994 in 3 languages and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

No cover, no minimum by Billy Eckstine( )

24 editions published between 1960 and 2003 in 4 languages and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sarah Vaughan : the divine one by Sarah Vaughan( Visual )

11 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and French and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the stellar singer's career from her beginnings at the Mt. Zion Baptist Church in Newark, New Jersey, to her debut at the Apollo Theater and her pre-eminence in nightclubs, concert halls, and jazz festivals around the world
Big band jazz : [from the beginnings to the fifties] by Buddy Rich Band( Recording )

1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The girl from Ipanema : the Antonio Carlos Jobim songbook by Antonio Carlos Jobim( Recording )

6 editions published in 1995 in 4 languages and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of Brazilian songs from the '60s, '70s and '80s
Verve presents The very best of Christmas jazz( Recording )

5 editions published in 2001 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Billy's best! by Billy Eckstine( Recording )

14 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in 3 languages and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Freddy Cole sings Mr. B by Freddy Cole( )

5 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Billie Holiday : the ultimate collection by Billie Holiday( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Billie Holiday The Ultimate Collection DVD features "rare TV and film performances, an especially rare radio interview with Mike Wallace, an audio-only rehearsal session with pianist Jimmy Rowles, audio interviews with friends and fellow musicians, an interactive timeline and an evocative photo-document gallery featuring hundreds of images, from rare photos to personal letters, plus Lady Day's complete recording history for major record companies. Performance highlights include three from 1956's Stars Of Jazz TV that are seen here for the first time since their original broadcast, Holiday's first appearance on film, Duke Ellington's "Saddest tale," and the classic "Fine and mellow" with Lester Young, Coleman Hawkins, and other jazz greats"--Container
Dizzy Gillespie at Newport by Dizzy Gillespie( Recording )

2 editions published between 1992 and 2018 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dizzy Gillespie at Newport CD
Always by Irving Berlin( )

4 editions published in 1988 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tenor solo with orchestra accompaniment
Jumpin' & jivin'( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of short films from the 1940s and 1950s offering a rare opportunity to see as well as hear jazz legends
The Irving Berlin songbook by Irving Berlin( )

18 editions published between 1957 and 1985 in 3 languages and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Billy Eckstine & Quincy Jones at Basin Street East by Billy Eckstine( )

13 editions published between 1961 and 1994 in 3 languages and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Duke Ellington by Duke Ellington( Recording )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of jazz by Matthew Seig( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program profiles, with first-hand observation and historical detail, the pivotal people and places in American jazz. Includes archive footage of performances. Ella Fitzgerald ; Willie "The Lion" Smith ; Louis Armstrong, Jimmy Lunceford ; Duke Ellington, Thelonious Monk, Count Basie, Billie Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald, Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie, Miles Davis, John Coltrane, Gil Evans, The Original Dixieland Jazz Band, Charles Mingus, Sarah Vaughan, and many other important artists
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