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Billy Eckstine

William Clarence Eckstine was an American singer of ballads and a bandleader of the swing era. Eckstine's smooth baritone and distinctive vibrato broke down barriers throughout the first as leader.

#bilgemuzik #onlinestore #Turkey | Another Pinner Said--Ella Fitzgerald, Duke Ellington--one of my favourite jazz songbooks !

Turkey Another Pinner Said Ella Fitzgerald Duke Ellington one of my favourite jazz songbooks

Billy "Mr. B" Eckstine (1914 - 1993) Jazz and bebop musician and singer, leader of the Billy Eckstine Orchestra, hits include "Prisoner of Love" and "My Foolish Heart"

B" Eckstine - Jazz and bebop musician and singer, leader of the Billy Eckstine Orchestra, hits include "Prisoner of Love" and "My Foolish Heart". Was listened to him often in my house growing up.

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Charlie Parker and Tommy Potter - gorgeous portrait of this pair of jazz musicians on bass and saxophone.

Frank Sinatra and Count Basie - better than Peanut Butter and Jam

William James "Count" Basie was an American jazz pianist, organist, bandleader, and composer. His mother taught him to play the piano and he started performing in his teens

Performance Portrait of Jazz singer Joe Williams (loved his appearances on Cosby Show as Clare's father)

Performance Portrait of Jazz singer Joe Williams (loved his appearances on Cosby Show as Clare's father)

Sarah Vaughan and Billy Eckstine

Sarah Vaughan - Wikipedia - Sarah Vaughan & Billy Eckstine at Monterey Jazz Festival

Mel Torme, Sarah Vaughan, and Billy “Mr. B” Eckstein during a jam session!

Mel Torme, Sarah Vaughan, and Billy “Mr. B” Eckstein during a jam session! Wow, a once in a lifetime meeting!

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