Basie/Eckstine Incorporated is a 1959 studio album featuring Billy Eckstine and the Count Basie Orchestra. Michael G. Nastos, writing for Allmusic, notes that :”It would be difficult to fault this masterpiece of an album, refined [More]
Howard McGhee and Milt Jackson is an album by American jazz trumpeter Howard McGhee with vibraphonist Milt Jackson featuring performances recorded in 1948 and first released on the Savoy label in 1955. AllMusic Review by [More]
Sarah Vaughan and Billy Eckstine Sing the Best of Irving Berlin is a 1957 studio album featuring Billy Eckstine and Sarah Vaughan, and the songs of Irving Berlin. Although Vaughan had made many recordings with [More]
“I Apologize” was composed by Al Hoffman, Al Goodhart, and Ed Nelson in 1931. Billy Eckstine released the song in 1951. It spent 19 weeks on the Billboard Best Seller Chart, peaking at Number 8. [More]
Celebrating Bіrd іѕ a rеvеаlіng lооk аt аn еnіgmаtіс yet endlessly арреаlіng man, who ѕоаrеd to the hеіghtѕ of creative frееdоm but couldn’t beat a lifelong аddісtіоn to heroin. It іnсludеѕ a TV арреаrаnсе wіth [More]