Everything I Have Is Yours: The Best of the M-G-M Years

Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
This two-CD set improves upon the original two-LP package by adding 14 more songs. The pop side of Billy Eckstine was emphasized during his period with MGM and many of these selections including hit versions of "Everything I Have Is Yours," "Blue Moon," "Caravan," "My Foolish Heart," and "I Apologize" feature his warm baritone backed by string sections. There are some exceptions, including "Mr. B's Blues" which gives Eckstine a chance to solo on valve trombone, dates with Woody Herman and George Shearing, eight numbers on which the singer is accompanied by the Bobby Tucker Quartet, and a pair of wonderful performances with the Metronome All-Stars in 1953 a group that ...
See more details below
This CD is Not Available through BN.com

Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
This two-CD set improves upon the original two-LP package by adding 14 more songs. The pop side of Billy Eckstine was emphasized during his period with MGM and many of these selections including hit versions of "Everything I Have Is Yours," "Blue Moon," "Caravan," "My Foolish Heart," and "I Apologize" feature his warm baritone backed by string sections. There are some exceptions, including "Mr. B's Blues" which gives Eckstine a chance to solo on valve trombone, dates with Woody Herman and George Shearing, eight numbers on which the singer is accompanied by the Bobby Tucker Quartet, and a pair of wonderful performances with the Metronome All-Stars in 1953 a group that includes trumpeter Roy Eldridge, both Lester Young and Warne Marsh on tenors, and vibraphonist Terry Gibbs. Although not as essential from the jazz standpoint as Billy Eckstine's earlier big-band dates, this two-fer features the singer at the peak of his powers; five ballad duets with Sarah Vaughan are a highlight.
Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • Release Date: 11/27/2002
  • Label: Past Perfect
  • EAN: 4011222057228
  • Catalog Number: 205722

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Billy Eckstine Primary Artist, Trumpet, Valve Trombone, Vocals
The Pied Pipers Ensemble
Billy Bauer Guitar
Louie Bellson Drums
Buddy Childers Trumpet
Harry "Sweets" Edison Trumpet
Roy Eldridge Trumpet
Terry Gibbs Vibes
Jimmy Giuffre Tenor Saxophone
Wardell Gray Tenor Saxophone
Woody Herman Clarinet, Conductor, Alto Saxophone
Barney Kessel Guitar
Warne Marsh Tenor Saxophone
Ted Nash Tenor Saxophone
Max Roach Drums
George Shearing Piano, Ensemble
Willie Smith Alto Saxophone
Teddy Wilson Piano
Lester Young Tenor Saxophone
Pete Candoli Trumpet
John Graas French Horn
John LaPorta Clarinet
Ray Linn Trumpet
Joe Roland Vibes
Arnold Ross Piano
Babe Russin Tenor Saxophone
Buddy Baker Conductor
The Metronome All-Stars Ensemble
Hal Schaefer Piano
Bob Bain Guitar
Felix Slatkin Violin, Vocals
Si Zentner Trombone
Shorty Rogers Trumpet
Al McKibbon Bass
Eddie Safranski Bass
Frank Beach Trumpet
Edward Bergman Violin, Vocals
Milt Bernhart Trombone
Artie Bernstein Bass
Denzil Best Drums
Harry Betts Trombone
Lou Bring Conductor
Red Callender Bass
Frank Carlson Drums
John Cave French Horn
Joe Comfort Bass
Conrad Gozzo Trumpet
Art Drelinger Clarinet, Bass Clarinet, Tenor Saxophone
Walter Edelstein Violin, Vocals
Gene Englund Tuba
David Frisina Violin, Vocals
Chuck Gentry Baritone Saxophone
Al Hendrickson Guitar
Jimmy Jones Piano
Kathyrine Julye Harp
George Kast Violin, Vocals
Jules Kinsler Woodwind
Harry Klee Woodwind
Manny Klein Trumpet
Joe Koch Woodwind
Steve Lasker Dubs
Joe Mondragon Bass
Vito Mangano Trumpet
Nuncio "Toots" Mondello Clarinet, Flute
Erno Neufeld Violin, Vocals
Jimmy Priddy Trombone
Lou Raderman Violin, Vocals
Milt Raskin Piano
Paul Robyn Viola
Hank Ross Clarinet, Bass Clarinet, Tenor Saxophone
Nathan Ross Violin, Vocals
Mischa Russell Violin, Vocals
Sarah Vaughan Vocals
Phil Schaap Dubs
Wilbur Schwartz Alto Saxophone
Norris "Bunny" Shawker Drums
Marshall Sosson Vocals
David Sterkin Viola
Paul Tanner Trombone
Bobby Tucker Piano, Conductor
Sid Weiss Bass
Kai Winding Trombone
Samuel Cytron Violin, Vocals
William Hinshaw French Horn
Eleanor Slatkin Cello
Sam Weiss Drums
Victor Bay Violin, Vocals
Nick Pisani Violin, Vocals
Olcott Vail Violin, Vocals
Lee Young Drums
Harry Blostein Violin, Vocals
Bernard Kaufman Clarinet, Flute
Dick Kenney Trombone
Edward Kuczborski Trombone
Rubin Zarchy Trumpet
Dick Evans Guitar
Woody Herman & His Orchestra Performing Ensemble
Hal Mooney Orchestra Performing Ensemble
Warren Webb Woodwind
Elizabeth Greenschpoon Cello
Cyrus Witjas Cello
Art Drellinger Clarinet, Bass Clarinet, Tenor Saxophone
Kenny Rich Trombone
Jim Jamison Trombone
Sonny Burke & Orchestra Performing Ensemble
Henry Hill Violin, Vocals
Pete Rugolo & His Orchestra Performing Ensemble
Technical Credits
Wynonie Harris Composer
Woody Herman Contributor
Illinois Jacquet Composer
Pete Rugolo Arranger, Contributor
Buddy Baker Arranger, Contributor
Barry Mann Composer
Vernon Duke Composer
Lou Bring Arranger, Contributor
Sonny Burke Contributor
Russ Case Contributor
Walter Gross Composer
Nancy Hamilton Composer
E.Y. "Yip" Harburg Composer
Bob Hilliard Composer
Hugo Winterhalter Contributor
Michael Lang Contributor
Steve Lasker Contributor
Jack Lawrence Composer
Nelson Riddle Arranger, Contributor
Bob Porter Producer
Phil Schaap Contributor
Richard Seidel Producer, Executive Producer
Milton DeLugg Composer
Lee Jeske Liner Notes
Gordon Lee Contributor
Woody Herman & His Orchestra Contributor
Suha Gur Mastering
Hal Mooney Orchestra Contributor
Scott Townsend Art Direction
Lewis Raymond Arranger
Morgan Lewis Composer
Sidney Mitchell Composer
Rita Mann Composer
Joe Lipman Orchestra Contributor
Ed Nelson Composer
Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously