Early Mr. B: 1940-1953

Early Mr. B: 1940-1953

by Billy Eckstine

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Jazz Legends


  1. My Heart Beats for You  -  Earl Hines & His Orchestra
  2. Ann  - Earl Hines
  3. Jelly, Jelly  - Earl Hines
  4. Water Boy  - Earl Hines
  5. I Got It Bad (And That Ain't Good)  - Earl Hines
  6. Jitney Man  - Earl Hines
  7. Stormy Monday Blues  - Earl Hines
  8. I Stay in the Mood for You
  9. I Want to Talk About You
  10. Lonesome Lover Blues
  11. I Love the Rhythm in a Riff
  12. Prisoner of Love
  13. All I Sing Is Blues
  14. Tell Me Pretty Baby
  15. Oo Bop Sh'bam
  16. All the Things You Are
  17. Blues for Sale
  18. Everything I Have Is Yours  -  Sonny Burke & Orchestra
  19. I Apologize  -  Pete Rugolo & His Orchestra
  20. St. Louis Blues, Pts. 1 & 2  -  Metronome All-Stars

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Album Credits

Performance Credits

Billy Eckstine   Primary Artist,Valve Trombone,Vocals
Gene Ammons   Tenor Saxophone,Tenor (Vocal)
Billy Bauer   Guitar
Sonny Criss   Alto
Miles Davis   Trumpet
Roy Eldridge   Trumpet
Terry Gibbs   Vibes
Dizzy Gillespie   Trumpet
Dexter Gordon   Tenor Saxophone
Wardell Gray   Tenor Saxophone,Tenor (Vocal)
Earl Hines   Piano
Franz Jackson   Tenor Saxophone,Tenor (Vocal)
Budd Johnson   Alto,Tenor Saxophone,Tenor (Vocal)
Warne Marsh   Tenor Saxophone
Fats Navarro   Trumpet
Leo Parker   Baritone
Cecil Payne   Baritone
Max Roach   Drums
Sonny Stitt   Alto
Lester Young   Tenor Saxophone,Tenor (Vocal)
Linton Garner   Piano
John LaPorta   Clarinet
Ray Linn   Trumpet
Jimmy Mundy   Tenor Saxophone,Tenor (Vocal)
Tommy Potter   Bass
Harry Jackson   Trumpet
Norris Turney   Alto
Trummy Young   Trombone
Freddy Webster   Trumpet
Eddie Safranski   Bass
Taswell Baird   Trombone
Clifton Best   Guitar
Art Blakey   Drums
Gail Brockman   Trumpet
Edward Burke   Trombone
Alvin Burroughs   Drums
Shirley Clay   Trumpet
Bob Crowder   Tenor Saxophone,Tenor (Vocal)
George Dixon   Trumpet
Hobart Dotson   Trumpet
Milton Fletcher   Trumpet
Walter Fuller   Trumpet
Jim Golden   Piano
Boonie Hazel   Trumpet
Shifty Henry   Bass
Josh Jackson   Tenor Saxophone
Claude Jones   Trombone
Killian   Trumpet
King Kolax   Trumpet
John Malachi   Piano
Shorty McConnell   Trumpet
Joe McLewis   Trombone
Jesse Miller   Trumpet
Chips Outcalt   Trombone
Truck Parham   Bass,Bass Guitar
Omer Simeon   Alto,Clarinet,Baritone,Baritone (Vocal)
Connie Wainwright   Guitar
Leroy Snake White   Trumpet
Quinn Wilson   Bass,Bass Guitar
Kai Winding   Trombone
Rudy Traylor   Drums
Jerry Valentine   Trombone
Hurley Ramey   Guitar
Rostelle Reese   Trumpet
Howard H. Scott   Trombone
Raymond Orr   Trumpet
George "Scoops" Carry   Alto
Edward Fant   Trombone
Walter Knox   Trombone
Leonard Hawkins   Trumpet
Bill McMahon   Bass
John Cobbs   Alto
Tim Kennedy   Drums
Richard Ellington   Piano
Ed Sims   Trumpet
John Ewing   Trombone
Tommy Enoch   Trumpet
TEddy Cypron   Baritone
Warren Bracken   Piano
Arthur Simmons   Tenor Saxophone
Leroy White   Trumpet
Claude Robertson   Guitar
Willie Randall   Tenor (Vocal)
Hurley Ramey   Guitar
Ed Sims   Trumpet
Leroy Harris   Alto

Technical Credits

Billy Eckstine   Composer
Gil Fuller   Composer
Dizzy Gillespie   Composer
W.C. Handy   Composer
Jerome Kern   Composer
Oscar Hammerstein   Composer
Burton Lane   Composer
Leo Robin   Composer
Gerald Valentine   Composer
Scott Yanow   Liner Notes
Outcalt   Composer
Jerry Valentine   Composer
Russ Columbo   Composer
Harold Adamson   Composer
Hoffman   Composer
Clarence Gaskill   Composer
E. Nelson   Composer
Goodhart   Composer
Fred Gray   Composer
William D. Tennant   Executive Producer

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