Bill Robertson Appears on
||Anthology CD (2005)
Bill Robertson albums Recording information: Hollywood, CA (01/23/1941-??/??/1963).
Arrangers: Ned Freeman; Marty Paich; Shorty Rogers; Bob Florence.
Personnel: Lena Horne (vocals); Perry Botkin and His Orchestra, Bus Etri (guitar); Mischa Russell (violin); Jack Mayhew, Morton B. "Morty" Friedman ...
||Orchestra: 1941 CD (1984) |
Bill Robertson songs Charlie Barnet's orchestra was called "the blackest white band of them all," by both Metronome and Down Beat Magazines. Heavily influenced by Count Basie, Duke Ellington, and to a lesser extent Jimmie Lunceford, ...
||Leapin' at the Lincoln CD (2003)
Bill Robertson music CDs In the pantheon of Big Band leaders of the genres 30's and 40's heyday, saxophonist Charlie Barnet is perhaps unfairly linked with second division bands. However his achievements in the areas of popularity, ...
||Transcription Performances 1941 CD (1997) |
Bill Robertson CD discography The Charlie Barnet Orchestra was busy on Jan. 27, 1941, waxing no less than 25 titles as radio transcriptions. There is one vocal apiece for Lena Horne ("It's a Haunted Town") and Bob ...
||By Arrangement CDs (2004) |
Bill Robertson discography Track Listing of songs: DISC 1: Cherokee; Wrong Idea, The; Rockin' in Rhythm; Pompton Turnpike; Leapin' at the Lincoln; Afternoon of a Moax; Phylisse; Wings Over Manhattan, Pts. 1 & 2; Lights Out, Hold Me ...
||Drop Me Off In Harlem CD |
Bill Robertson albums Charlie Barnet's Orchestra was sometimes labeled the blackest white band on earth. Charlie Barnet's greatest legacy was probably that, more than any other '30s and '40s bandleader, he broke down racial barriers by ...
||1940, Vol. 2 CD (2007) |
Bill Robertson CD discography Volume seven in the complete Classics Charlie Barnet chronology contains what appear to be all of the records he made for Victor's budget-priced Bluebird series between May 8 and September 17, 1940. Barnet, ...
||1939 CD (2002) |
Bill Robertson music CDs In 1939 Charlie Barnet made some of the best records of his entire career. Inspired by the example of Duke Ellington, he developed his orchestra into a formidable swing machine that sometimes seemed ...
||Stormy Weather: The Legendary Lena CD (1990) |
Bill Robertson songs Recorded between 1941 & 1958. Includes liner notes by Michael Bourne.
Perhaps more renowned as a performer in films and nightclubs than as a recording artist, singer Lena Horne nonetheless participated in many studio ...
||Swingsation CD (1999) |
Bill Robertson albums Track Listing of songs: Skyliner; Things Ain't What They Used to Be; Into Each Life Some Rain Must Fall; Smiles; Oh, Miss Jaxson; Great Lie, The; You Always Hurt the One You Love; Andy's Boogie; ...
||Best Of CD (1997) |
Bill Robertson discography Recording information: Hollywood, CA (01/21/1935-08/03/1944); Los Angeles, CA (01/21/1935-08/03/1944); New Orleans, LA (01/21/1935-08/03/1944); New York, NY (01/21/1935-08/03/1944).
Director: Charlie Barnet.
Arranger: Benny Carter .
Track Listing of songs: Nagasaki / In A Mizz / Echoes Of Harlem ...
||Complete Rca Victor & Black & White CDs (2002) |
Bill Robertson CD discography Track Listing of songs: That's What Love Did to Me; I Take to You; Good-For-Nothin' Joe; Captain and His Men, The; You're My Thrill; Haunted Town; St. Louis Blues; Careless Love; Aunt Hagar's Blues; Beale ...
||Tribute To Billy May CD (2004) |
Bill Robertson music CDs In early 2004, the music world lost one of its most distinguished talents. American composer, arranger, bandleader and trumpeter Billy May (born 1916) died on Jan. 22nd, prompting this exuberant tribute from Living ...
||1939-1940 CD (2002) |
Bill Robertson discography Track Listing of songs: Duke's Idea, The; My Heart Keeps Crying; Lilacs in the Rain; Take a Tip from the Whip-Poor-Will; Count's Idea, The; Girl With the Pigtails in Her Hair, The; Ogoun Badagris; Cuban ...
||Skyliner Vol. 2 CD (1996) |
Bill Robertson songs Recording information: Los Angeles, CA (06/19/1940-12/06/1945); New York, NY (06/19/1940-12/06/1945); World studios, New York, NY (06/19/1940-12/06/1945).
Translator: Don Waterhouse.
Arrangers: Billy Moore ; Horace Henderson; Howard McGhee; Andy Gibson ; Ralph Burns; Ralph Flanagan; Billy ...