Billy Eckstine

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Billy Eckstine

Billy ECKSTINE (* 8-an de julio 1914 en Pittsburgh, Pensilvanio kiel William Clarence Eckstein; † 8-an de marto 1993 samloke) estis usona ĵazkantisto kaj bandestro, kiu ankaŭ ludis trumpeton, trombonon kaj gitaron. Li pretertempe ankaŭ prezentis kiel Billy X. Stine. Lia petolnomo estis Mr. B. Kun sia bando li ege influis la evoluon de moderna ĵazo, precipe tiun de bibopo.

Diskoj[redakti | redakti fonton]

  • 1946 Gloomy Sunday (Vogue, 1946/47)
  • 1950 Billy Eckstine Sings (Savoy)
  • 1952 Tenderly (MGM)
  • 1954 Blues for Sale (EmArcy)
  • 1954 Favorites, I Let a Song Go Out of My Heart, Songs by Billy Eckstine (MGM), The Great Mr. B (King),The Love Songs of Mr. B (EmArcy)
  • 1955 I Surrender, Dear (EmArcy), Mister B with a Beat (MGM), Rendezvous (MGM), That Old Feeling (MGM)
  • 1958 Billy's Best! (Mercury), Billy Eckstine's Imagination (EmArcy), Imagination (EmArcy)
  • 1959 Basie and Eckstine, Inc. (Roulette), Billy and Sarah (Lion)
  • 1960 No Cover, No Minimum (Roulette), Once More With Feeling (Roulette)
  • 1961 At Basin St. East [live] (EmArcy), Billy Eckstine & Sarah Vaughan Sing Irving Berlin (Mercury)
  • 1961 Billy Eckstine and Quincy Jones (Mercury), Broadway, Bongos and Mr. B (Mercury)
  • 1962 Don't Worry 'bout Me (Mercury)
  • 1965 Prime of My Life (Motown)
  • 1966 My Way (Motown)
  • 1969 For Love of Ivy (Motown)
  • 1971 Feel the Warm (Enterprise), Moment (Capitol)
  • 1972 Senior Soul (Enterprise)
  • 1974 If She Walked into My Life (Enterprise)
  • 1978 Memento Brasiliero - (Portuguese)
  • 1986 Billy Eckstine Sings with Benny Carter (Verve)

Literaturo[redakti | redakti fonton]

  • Ken Bloom: The American Songbook - The Singers, the Songwriters, and the Songs - 100 Years of American Popular Music - The Stories of the Creators and Performers. Novjorko, Black Dog & Leventhal, 2005
  • Will Friedwald: Swinging Voices of America - Ein Kompendium großer Stimmen. Hannibal, St. Andrä-Wördern, 1992. ISBN 3-85445-075-3