WorldCat Identities

Strayhorn, Billy

Overview
Works: 1,907 works in 3,358 publications in 5 languages and 23,471 library holdings
Genres: Jazz  Popular music  Jazz vocals  Motion picture music  Musicals  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Blues (Music)  Biography  History  Documentary television programs 
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
Lush life : the music of Billy Strayhorn by Billy Strayhorn( Recording )

30 editions published between 1967 and 2005 in 5 languages and held by 762 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ken Burns jazz : the story of America's music by Ken Burns( Recording )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 755 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Music from the PBS special Jazz, by filmmaker Ken Burns
The Far East suite : special mix by Duke Ellington( Recording )

19 editions published between 1967 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 549 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Blanton-Webster band by Duke Ellington( Recording )

5 editions published between 1986 and 1997 in English and held by 494 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 )

29 editions published between 1967 and 2002 in 5 languages and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Such sweet thunder by Duke Ellington( Recording )

28 editions published between 1957 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

10 editions published between 1987 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Study in Brown by Clifford Brown( Recording )

2 editions published between 1985 and 1987 and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Take the "A" train by Billy Strayhorn( )

94 editions published between 1941 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From piano music arranged by Faber & Faber, BigTime piano jazz and blues : level 4 intermediate, 2011 edition
Black, brown and beige by Duke Ellington( )

3 editions published in 2013 and held by 288 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.)
Three suites by Duke Ellington( Recording )

6 editions published between 1960 and 2002 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unique Ellington arrangements of favorite melodys from Tchaikovsy and Grieg by Duke Ellington and Billy Strayhorn as well as original work composed for the Monterey Jazz Festival of 1960
The best of the Duke Ellington centennial edition : the complete RCA Victor recordings, 1927-1973 by Duke Ellington( Recording )

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 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

1 edition published in 1993 and held by 222 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 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Caravan by Johnny Hodges All-Stars( )

13 editions published between 1957 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bug music by Don Byron( Recording )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Side by side by Duke Ellington( Recording )

18 editions published between 1959 and 1999 in 3 languages and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The best of the song books by Ella Fitzgerald( Recording )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Audience Level
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Audience Level
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Audience level: 0.32 (from 0.10 for Lush life ... 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 (131)

German (5)

French (1)

Spanish (1)

Dutch (1)

Covers
Something to live for : the music of Billy StrayhornDuke Ellington's Nutcracker suiteContemporary Black biography. profiles from the international Black communityThe art of Billy Strayhorn