WorldCat Identities

Strayhorn, Billy

Overview
Works: 1,861 works in 3,337 publications in 5 languages and 22,976 library holdings
Genres: Jazz  Jazz vocals  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Blues (Music)  Music  Biography  History  Documentary television programs  Suites  Ballets (Music) 
Roles: Author, Performer, Composer, Instrumentalist, Arranger, Conductor, Lyricist, Musician, Bibliographic antecedent, Singer, Other, Contributor, Editor
Classifications: M1366, 781.65
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Billy Strayhorn
 
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Most widely held works by Billy Strayhorn
Ken Burns jazz : the story of America's music by Ken Burns( Recording )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 766 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Music from the PBS special Jazz, by filmmaker Ken Burns
Lush life : the music of Billy Strayhorn by Billy Strayhorn( Recording )

29 editions published between 1967 and 2005 in 5 languages and held by 752 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Far East suite : special mix by Duke Ellington( Recording )

19 editions published between 1967 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 546 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Take the "A" train : 1941 by Billy Strayhorn( )

104 editions published between 1941 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 521 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From piano music arranged by Faber & Faber, BigTime piano jazz and blues : level 4 intermediate, 2011 edition
The Blanton-Webster band by Duke Ellington( Recording )

5 editions published between 1986 and 1997 in English and held by 498 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collection of recordings made by Duke Ellington and orchestra with bassist Jimmy Blanton and tenor saxophonist Ben Webster. Includes arrangements by Billy Strayhorn
John Coltrane and Johnny Hartman by John Coltrane( Recording )

1 edition published in 1995 and held by 402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

And his mother called him Bill by Duke Ellington( Recording )

28 editions published between 1967 and 2002 in 5 languages and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Such sweet thunder by Duke Ellington( Recording )

28 editions published between 1957 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Study in Brown by Clifford Brown( Recording )

1 edition published in 1987 and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Something to live for : the music of Billy Strayhorn by Billy Strayhorn( )

11 editions published between 1987 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three suites by Duke Ellington( Recording )

6 editions published between 1960 and 2002 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Black, brown and beige by Duke Ellington( )

3 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Perfume suite ; Things ain't what they used to be ; Transbluecency ; Lover man ; Memphis Blues ; Saint Louis blues ; Midriff ... (etc.)
The best of the Duke Ellington centennial edition : the complete RCA Victor recordings, 1927-1973 by Duke Ellington( )

1 edition published in 1999 and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anniversary! by Stan Getz( Recording )

1 edition published in 1989 and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Live in Swing City : Swingin' with Duke by Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra( Recording )

2 editions published in 1999 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bug music by Don Byron( Recording )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lush life by John Coltrane( Recording )

44 editions published between 1949 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Soundtrack to the PBS documentary about the pioneering African-American composer, arranger, pianist."--CD Cover
The best of the song books by Ella Fitzgerald( Recording )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The great American songbook by Carmen McRae( Recording )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Solomon Jazz Collection
Caravan by Johnny Hodges All-Stars( )

9 editions published between 1957 and 1998 in Undetermined and No Linguistic content and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Audience Level
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Audience Level
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Audience level: 0.33 (from 0.10 for Strayhorn ... to 0.99 for Strayhorn, ...)

WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Alternative Names
Billy Strayhorn Amerikaans pianist (1915-1967)

Billy Strayhorn amerikansk komponist og pianist

Billy Strayhorn amerikansk kompositör och pianist

Billy Strayhorn arrangiatore, compositore e pianista statunitense

Billy Strayhorn musicien américain

Billy Strayhorn US-amerikanischer Jazzmusiker

Stayhorn, William Thomas

Straihorn, Billy.

Strayhorn

Strayhorn, B.

Strayhorn, B. 1915-1967

Strayhorn, Swee’ Pea

Strayhorn, Swee' Pea 1915-1967

Strayhorn, Sweet Pea.

Strayhorn, Sweet Pea, 1915-1967

Strayhorn, William 1915-1967

Strayhorn, William Thomas.

Strayhorn, William Thomas 1915-1967

Strayhorn, William Thomas Billy, 1915-1967

Swee Pea

Sweet Pea

Біллі Стрейгорн

Стрэйхорн, Билли

בילי סטרייהורן

بیلی استریهورن پیانیست و آهنگساز آمریکایی

ბილი სტრეიჰორნი

ビリー・ストレイホーン

比利·史崔洪

Languages
English (142)

German (7)

Dutch (2)

French (1)

Spanish (1)

Covers
Something to live for : the music of Billy StrayhornDuke Ellington's Nutcracker suiteThe art of Billy StrayhornLush life / a biography of Billy StrayhornContemporary Black biography, profiles from the international Black community