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Billy Taylor

Billy Taylor
Aliases
Billy Taylor Trio
the Billy Taylor Trio
Dr. Billy Taylor
The New Billy Taylor Trio
Real name
William Taylor
Born
July 24, 1921
Died
December 28, 2010
Country
United States
IPI
00030287703
00030306733
Comments
Jazz pianist, composer and educator.

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Originals

Title Performer Release date Covered by
1962 (6 artists)
1960 (12 artists)
1963 (70 artists)

Covers by Billy Taylor

Title Performer Release date Originally by
1952 Jan Garber and His Orchestra
March 1968 Agostinho dos Santos, Jack Jones
March 1955 Hal Kemp and His Orchestra - Vocal Refrain by Skinny Ennis
1955 Patricia Marshall
1988 Hiram Sherman, Frances Mercer, Hollace Shaw, Ralph Stuart
2007 Hiram Sherman, Frances Mercer, Hollace Shaw, Ralph Stuart
1958 William Gaxton & Bettina Hall
1952 Duke Ellington and His Famous Orchestra
1955 David Brooks and Marion Bell
1955 Lena Horne and Avon Long
1960 Clifton Webb
1955 Lee Wiley - Jess Stacy and His Orchestra
1960 Shirley Ross
2007 Ambrose and His Orchestra
1997 Ambrose and His Orchestra
1970 George Martin and His Orchestra
2007 Billy Taylor
1997 Barney Bigard and His Jazzopators
March 1968 Henry Mancini and His Orchestra
1955 Ruby Hill, Harold Nicholas
2007 Duke Ellington and His Orchestra
2007 Maxine Sullivan, Louis Armstrong, Bill Bailey, The Dandridge Sisters, The Rhythmettes and The Deep River Boys
1958 Frank Sinatra - Orchestra under the direction of Axel Stordahl
1965 [Unknown]
1993 (unknown)
October 1989 The Modern Jazz Quartet
1977 Prince's Band, Duke Ellington and His Orchestra, Duke Ellington and His Famous Orchestra, Barney Bigard and His Jazzopators
1957 Stanley Holloway, Gordon Dilworth and Rod McLennan
1952 Bing Crosby and Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra
1988 Horace Heidt and His Brigadiers - Vocal Chorus by Larry Cotton
1954 Benny Goodman and His Orchestra
1955 Nanette Fabray
1955 David Brooks and Marion Bell
1955 Nanette Fabray and Ray Middleton
March 1955 Frances Comstock & Alfred Drake
1957 Julie Andrews and Philippa Bevans
1955 Jo Stafford and The Pied Pipers with Paul Weston & His Orchestra
1988 Marcy Westcott & Richard Kollmar
1954 Cab Calloway & His Orchestra
2006 Tamara
March 1955 Woody Herman and His Orchestra
1958 Harry James and His Orchestra
1958 Fats Waller and His Buddies, Chester Gaylord
October 1989 Duke Ellington and His Orchestra
1998 Duke Ellington and His Orchestra
2007 George J. Gaskin, Knickerbocker Male Quartette
1955 Tony Bavaar and Olga San Juan
1958 Al Jolson
1954 Teddy Wilson and His Orchestra
March 1968 Frances Langford with Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra
1957 Rex Harrison
March 1968 Dick Haymes with Orchestra under Direction of Victor Young
1998 Clifford Brown Ensemble, featuring Zoot Sims
2007 Cliff Edwards "Ukulele Ike"
1998 Emil Newman
2007 Emil Newman
1953 Tommy Dorsey and His Orchestra
2007 Gerry Mulligan Quartet
1965 Kathryn Crawford, June Shafer, Ida Pearson and Stella Friend
1956 Kathryn Crawford, June Shafer, Ida Pearson and Stella Friend
1955 Ella Logan - Orchestra under Direction of Bill Harty
1955 Pamela Britton
1997 Evelyn Herbert
1954 George Shearing Quintet
1960 Eddie Cantor
1956 Bobby Woodlen's Harlem Mambos
March 1968 Victor Salon Orchestra, (unknown)
1953 Boyd Raeburn and His Orchestra
1997 John Coltrane
1954 Billy Butterfield and His Orchestra - Vocal by Margaret Whiting
1988 Mayo Methot
1968 Clare Fischer
1955 Nanette Fabray and Sylvia Stahlman
1998 Jessie Matthews
1958 Maurice Chevalier
1965 Gloria Grafton & Donald Novis
1958 Jack Denny & His Orchestra
1954 Shep Fields and His Rippling Rhythm Orchestra
October 1989 The Oscar Peterson Trio
1998 Fred Astaire
1988 Larry Clinton & His Orchestra
1957 John Michael King
1968 Bud Shank & Clare Fischer
March 1968 Barbra Streisand
1960 (unknown), Bing Crosby with John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra
October 1989 Denny Zeitlin
March 1958 Cootie Williams and His Orchestra
1957 Julie Andrews and John Michael King
2007 Chick Webb's Savoy Orchestra
1960 Abbie Mitchell
1968 Mieko Hirota
March 1955 Ben Bernie and His Hotel Roosevelt Orchestra
1958 Janet Brace
1998 Phyllis Cleveland and Jack Barker
1955 Ethel Merman
March 1958 Harry James and His Orchestra - Vocal Chorus by Buddy Di Vito
1957 Rex Harrison, Julie Andrews and Robert Coote
1955 David Brooks
March 1958 Doris Carson & Ray Bolger
March 1968 Frank Sinatra - Axel Stordahl and His Orchestra
March 1958 John Payne & Joan Merrill
March 1968 Nat Adderley, Oscar Brown Jr.
1952 Fred Astaire with Johnny Green and His Orchestra
1958 Fred Astaire with Johnny Green and His Orchestra
1955 Mary Eaton & Oscar Shaw
1965 Nat King Cole
1958 Glen Gray and The Casa Loma Orchestra - Vocal Chorus by Kenny Sargent
1997 Art Blakey Jazz Messengers
October 1989 Bill Evans
1955 James Barton
March 1968 Tony Martin
1960 Benny Carter and His Swing Quartet featuring Elisabeth Welch
March 1958 Tommy Dorsey and His Orchestra
1957 Stanley Holloway, Gordon Dilworth and Rod McLennan
1957 Julie Andrews
1998 Bing Crosby
1988 Fay Templeton
1965 Ray McKinley and Some of the Boys
1961 Guy Lombardo and His Royal Canadians

Songs written by Billy Taylor

Original songs

Adapted songs

Releases

Albums

Title Performer Release date Label
A Woman in Love Barbara Lea with Billy Taylor and His Trio and Johnny Windhurst 1955 Riverside
Billy Taylor & Gerry Mulligan Live at MCG Billy Taylor & Gerry Mulligan 2007 MCG Jazz
Billy Taylor Plays for D.J's. Billy Taylor Trio 1954 Prestige
Concert at Town Hall Billy Taylor Trio March 1955 Prestige
Impromptu Billy Taylor 1962 Mercury
Interlude Billy Taylor 1961 Moodsville
I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel to Be Free Billy Taylor 1968 Tower [US2]
Jazz Alive Billy Taylor 1977 Monmouth Evergreen
Love Songs Earl Coleman featuring Billy Taylor March 1968 Atlantic
Midnight Piano Billy Taylor 1965 Capitol Records
Music Keeps Us Young Billy Taylor Trio 1997 Arkadia Jazz
My Fair Lady Loves Jazz The Billy Taylor Trio 1957 ABC-Paramount
OK Billy! Billy Taylor 1970 Bell
One for Fun Billy Taylor 1960 Atlantic
Right Here, Right Now! Billy Taylor Trio 1963 Capitol Records
Solo Billy Taylor 1988 Taylor-Made Recordings
Ten Fingers - One Voice Billy Taylor 1998 Arkadia Jazz
The Billy Taylor Trio with Candido Billy Taylor Trio with Candido 1956 Prestige
The New Billy Taylor Trio The New Billy Taylor Trio March 1958 ABC-Paramount
'Til Morning Johnnie Ray with the Billy Taylor Trio 1958 Columbia
Warming Up! The Billy Taylor Trio 1960 Riverside
We Meet Again Ramsey Lewis/Billy Taylor October 1989 Columbia

Singles

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