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Eckstine, Billy

also:

 Eckstein, William Clarence  birth name

singer, vocals, bandleader, valve trombone


born: 08 Jul 1914 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania / state, USA Source: 1  

died: 08 Mar 1993 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania / state, USA Source: 1  

date of Variety obit: 02 Oct 1963  

The Music Sack has 50 items with information about Billy Eckstine:


 2001

Index of Artists

p. 855-906 In:
Cuscuna, Michael
Ruppli, Michel
The Blue Note label : a discography
Revised and expanded
Compiled by Michael Cuscuna and Michel Ruppli
Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 2001, 913 p.

Number of People : 5,313


 1999

Personenindex

p. 482-514 In:
Rauhaut, Birgit
Rauhut, Michael
Amiga : die Diskographie aller Rock- und Pop-Produktionen 1964-1990; mit uber 1500 teilweise farbigen Abbildungen
Berlin: Schwarzkopf & Schwarzkopf, 1999, 575 p.

Number of People : 3,286


 1998

Index

The above item is part of :
Larkin, Colin
The encyclopedia of popular music
Third edition
New York: Macmillan, 1998, 8 v.

Number of People : 43,747


 1996

Mancuso, Chuck
Popular music and the underground
Foundations of jazz, blues, country, and rock, 1900-1950
Dubuque, Iowa: Kendall/Hunt Publishing Company, 1996, 626 p.

Number of People : 288


 1993

Artist Index

The above item is part of :
Ruppli, Michel
Novitsky, Ed
The Mercury labels : a discography
Compiled by Michel Ruppli and Ed Novitsky
Vol. V: record and artist indexes
Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 1993, 882 p.

Number of People : 9,175


 1993 Source: 1

Obituaries
Talking Machine News, 1993, p. 2433-2434

Number of People : 7


 1992

Larkin, Colin
The Guinness encyclopedia of popular music
Edited by Colin Larkin
Enfield, Middlesex: Guinness Publishing, 1992, 4V p.

Number of People : 5,680

More Details : (1 Section)


 1989

Leonard, Herman
Paudras, Francis
Carles, Philippe
The eye of jazz
Text assembled by Philippe Carles
Graphic design by Francis Paudras
London: Viking, 1989, 155 p.

Number of People : 58


 1989

Les grandes voix du jazz
Paris: Editions de l'Instant, 1989, 126 p.

Number of People : 64


 1989

Walker, Leo
The big band almanac
New York: Da Capo Paperback, 1989

Number of People : 268


 1989

Blanc, Michael la
Contemporary musicians volume 1
Edited by Michael LaBlanc
Detroit, Michigan: Gale Research, 1989, 253 p.

Number of People : 72


 1989

Perlo, Don
Lyons, Len
Jazz portraits
The lives and music of the jazz masters
By Len Lyons and Don Perlo
New York: William Morrow, 1989, 610 p.

Number of People : 217


 1989

Clarke, Donald
The Penguin encyclopedia of popular music
Edited by Donald Clarke
London: Viking, 1989, 1378 p.

Number of People : 4,498


 1988

Kernfeld, Barry Dean
The new Grove dictionary of jazz
Edited by Barry Kernfeld
London: Macmillan Press, 1988

Number of People : 3,377


 1987

[Artist Index]

The above item is part of :
Porter, Bob
Ruppli, Michel
The Clef : Verve labels : a discography
Compiled by Michel Ruppli
With assistance of Bob Porter
Vol. II: the MGM era
Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, c1987, 876 p.

Number of People : 2,595


 1987

Ertl, Franz
Soul-Diktionar
Koln: Wilhelm Herbst Verlag, 1987, 180 p.

Number of People : 161


 1987

Jones, Max
Talking jazz
By Max Jones
Basingstoke: MacMillan Press, 1987, 293 p.

Number of People : 39


 1986

Whitburn, Joel
Joel Whitburn's Pop memories 1890-1954
The history of American popular music compiled form America's popular music charts 1890-1954
Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin: Record Research Inc., 1986, 657 p.

Number of People : 1,376


 1986

Sadie, Stanley
Hitchcock, H. Wiley
The new Grove dictionary of American music
edited by H. Wiley Hitchcock and Stanley Sadie
New York, N.Y. : Grove's Dictionaries of Music, 1986. 4 v.

Number of People : 3,993


 1985

Artist Index

p. 863-899 In:
Daniels, Bill
Ruppli, Michel
The King labels : a discography
Compiled by Michel Ruppli
With assistance of Bill Daniels
Vol. 2
Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 1985, 899 p.

Number of People : 3,535


 1985

Chilton, John
Simmen, John
Who's who of jazz : Storyville to Swing Street
Foreword by John Simmen
London: Macmillan, 1985, 175 p.

Number of People : 1,172


 1985

Harrison, Paul Carter
Chuck Stewart's jazz files
Boston: Little Brown and Company, 1985

Number of People : 127


 1984

Gourse, Leslie
Louis' children : American jazz singers
New York: William Morrow, 1984

Number of People : 46


 1983

Travis, Dempsey J.
An autobiography of black jazz
Chicago: Urban Research Institute, 1983

Number of People : 26


 1981

Inside the big bands

p. 75 In:
Simon, George Thomas
The big bands
New York: Schirmer Books, 1981

Number of People : 71


 1981

Southern, Eileen
Biographical dictionary of Afro-American and African musicians
Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 1981, 478 p.

Number of People : 1,184


 1981

Horricks, Raymond
Gammond, Peter
Big bands
Edited by Peter Gammond and Raymond Horricks
Cambridge: Patrick Stephens, 1981, 183 p.
      (Series: Music on record; 2)

Number of People : 106


 1980

Index

The above item is part of :
Perry, Jeb H.
Variety obits. An index to obituaries in Variety, 1905-1978
Metuchen, N.J.: Scarecrow Press, 1980, 311 p.

Number of People : 101,729


 1980

Sadie, Stanley
The new Grove dictionary of music and musicians
London: Macmillan, 1980

Number of People : 20,506


 1980

Artist Index

p. 433-442 In:
Porter, Bob
Ruppli, Michel
The Savoy label : a discography
Compiled by Michel Ruppli
With assistance of Bob Porter
Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 1980, 442 p.

Number of People : 722


 1979

Robijns, Jozef
Zijlstra, Miep
Algemene muziek enciclopedie
hoofdred., J. Robijns en Miep Zijlstra
Haarlem: De Haan, [1979]-1984

Number of People : 16,262


 1979

Artist Index

p. 247-273 In:
Ruppli, Michel
Atlantic records : a discography
Compiled by Michel Ruppli
Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 1979., 4 v.

Number of People : 1,748


 1979

Shore, Dinah
Simon, George Thomas
The best of the music makers. From Acuff to Ellington to Presley to Sinatra to Zappa and 279 more of the most popular performers of the last fifty years
By George T. Simon and friends
Foreword by Dinah Shore
Garden City: Doubleday & Company, 1979, 635 p.

Number of People : 256


 1978

Artists' Index

p. 1754-1845 In:
Rust, Brian
Jazz records 1897-1942
4th revised and enlarged edition
Vol. 2: Abe Lyman to Bob Zurke
New Rochelle, NY: Arlington House Publishers, 1978, 1996 p.

Number of People : 9,605


 1976

Berindei, Mihai
Dictionaire de jazz
Bucuresti: Editura Stiintifica si Enciclopedica, 1976, 289 p.

Number of People : 768


 1975

Sundstrom, Einar
Morin, Gosta
Moberg, Carl-Allan
Sohlman's musiklexikon
2. rev. och utvidgade uppl.
Redaktion: Gosta Morin, Carl-Alan Moberg och Einar Sundstrom
Stockholm: Sohlman Forlag, 1975-1979, 5 v.

Number of People : 10,962


 1974

Kinkle, Roger D.
The complete encyclopedia of popular music and jazz, 1900-1950
New Rochelle, N. Y.: Arlington, 1974

Number of People : 2,098


 1974

Claghorn, Charles Eugene
Biographical dictionary of American music
West Nyack, N.Y.: Parker Pub. Co., 1974, 491 p.

Number of People : 3,156


 1974

Rosner, Helmut
Bulling, Burchard
Frank, Paul
Noetzel, Florian
Kurzgefasstes Tonkunstler Lexikon
Fortfuhrt von Burchard Bulling, Florian Noetzel, Helmut Rosner
Wilhelmshaven: Heinrichshofen, 1974
       Note: Zweiter Teil: Erganzungen und Erweiterungen seit 1937

Number of People : 16,276


 1972

Barnes, Ken
Sinatra and the great song stylists
London: Ian Allan, 1972

Number of People : 43


 1971

Bohlander, Carlo
Holler, Karl Heinz
Reclams Jazzfuhrer
Von Carlo Bohlander und Karl Heinz Holler
Stuttgart: Philipp Reclam, 1971, 991 p.

Number of People : 1,780


 1970

Fernett, Gene
Swing out : great negro dance bands
Mindland, Michigan: Pendell Publishing Co., 1970

Number of People : 54


 1965

Zenei lexikon
Budapest: Zenemukiado Vallalat, 1965

Number of People : 4,351


 1962

Townend, P.
Who's who in music and musicians' international directory 1962
New York: Hafner Publishing Co., 1962, 331 p.

Number of People : 3,194


 1960

Reisner, Robert George
The jazz titans : including "The Parlance of Hip"
By Robert George Reisner
Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1960, 168 p.

Number of People : 33


 1960

Feather, Leonard
Goodman, Benny
Hammond, John
Ellington, Duke
The new edition of the encyclopedia of jazz
Completely revised, enlarged and brought up to date
Appreciations by Duke Ellington, Benny Goodman and John Hammond
New York: Horizon Press, 1960

Number of People : 1,945


 1953

Wiedemann, Erik
Jorgensen, John
Jazzens hvem-hv ad-hvor
Redaktorer: John Jorgensen og Erik Wiedemann
Copenhagen: Politikens forlag, 1953, 391 p.

Number of People : 688


 1952

Spaeth, Edmund
Music and dance in New York State
New York: Bureau of Music Research, 1952

Number of People : 863

More Details : (1 Section)


 1951

Mize, J.T.H. / Dr.
The international who is who in music
Fifth (Mid-Century) Edition
Dr. J.T.H. Mize Editor-in-Chief
Chicago: Who is Who in Music, 1951, 576 p.

Number of People : 2,918

More Details : (1 Section)


 1946

Biographies of the winners

p. 102 In:
Gingrich, Arnold
Miller, Paul Edward
Esquire's 1946 jazz book
Edited by Paul Edward Miller
Introduction by Arnold Gingrich
New York: A. S. Barnes & Company, 1946, 201 p.

Number of People : 39


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