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Ernie Wilkins

Ernie Wilkins
Aliases
Ernie Wilkins & the All Stars Band
Ernie Wilkins and the Almost Big Band
Ernie Wilkins and His Orchestra
The Swingin' Ernie Wilkins Orchestra
Real name
Ernest Brooks Wilkins Jr.
Born
February 7, 1922
Died
June 5, 1999
Country
United States
Comments
Jazz arranger and writer probably best known for his work with Count Basie. Wilkins also played the tenor saxophone.

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Covers by Ernie Wilkins

Title Performer Release date Originally by
1959 Hal Kemp and His Orchestra
1960 Don Ameche
1960 Leo Reisman and His Orchestra
1959 Ziggy Elman and His Orch., Benny Goodman and His Orchestra
1960 (unknown), Alfred Drake, Doretta Morrow, Richard Kiley & Henry Calvin
2007 Herb Jeffries with Buddy Baker and His Orchestra
1960 Diahann Carroll, Dolores Harper, Ada Moore and Enid Mosier
1959 Bert Kaplan and His Collegians
1974 The Shirelles
1960 (unknown), Doretta Morrow, Richard Oneto & Chorus
1960 Count Basie and His Orchestra
1960 Hugo Winterhalter and His Orchestra
1960 Fred Astaire with Leo Reisman and His Orchestra
2007 Ray Noble and His Orchestra
1960 Harry James and His Orchestra
1974 The Beatles
1960 Bob Crosby and His Orchestra - Vocal Chorus by Helen Ward
1970 Otis Redding
1994 Duke Ellington and His Famous Orchestra
2007 Pine Top, Memphis Slim & The House Rockers
1974 Sly & The Family Stone
1960 Ethel Merman
1970 Willie Bobo
1960 Muriel Angelus
1960 Muriel Angelus
1960 Fred Astaire, Adele Astaire & Cliff Edwards
1970 Dyke and The Blazers
1974 The Beatles with Billy Preston
1960 Horace Heidt and His Brigadiers
1994 Johnny Hodges and Orchestra (An Ellington Unit)
1981 Randy Weston
1974 Rolling Stones
1959 Frances Comstock & Alfred Drake
2007 Frances Comstock & Alfred Drake
1960 Frank Sinatra with Nelson Riddle and His Orchestra
1960 Bobbe Arnst
1959 Bob Hope
1960 Nick Lucas
1960 (unknown), Harry Fox
1989 Coleman Hawkins and Orch.
1960 Duke Ellington and His Orchestra
1960 Evelyn Laye
1994 Duke Ellington
1960 Duke Ellington and His Famous Orchestra
1960 George Gaynes and The Villagers
August 1957 Dinah Shore with Orchestra under the Direction of Paul Wetstein
1994 Duke Ellington and His Famous Orchestra
1974 The Amboy Dukes
1959 Cliff Edwards "Ukulele Ike"
1981 Jack Jones
1960 Rosemary O'Reilly, Robert Clary & Eartha Kitt
1987 Billie Holiday
1960 Billie Holiday
1959 The George Shearing Quintet, Ella Fitzgerald - Chorus and Orchestra directed by Sy Oliver
1960 Eddie Cantor
1970 Wilson Pickett
2007 Miles Davis, Mark Murphy
1957 Billy Butterfield and His Orchestra
1994 Duke Ellington and His Famous Orchestra
1960 Duke Ellington and His Famous Orchestra
1974 Nilsson
2007 Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra
2007 Jo Stafford with Paul Weston and His Orchestra
1959 Duke Ellington and His Famous Orchestra, Sarah Vaughan
1970 Otis Redding
2007 Joe Turner and Pete Johnson
1960 Duke Ellington and His Famous Orchestra
1958 Joseph Mohr, Franz Gruber, Haydn Quartet
1960 Winnie Lightner
1994 Duke Ellington and His Orchestra
Sophisticated Lady Ernie Wilkins and the Almost Big Band 1982 Unverified
1960 Kurt Weill
1974 Blood, Sweat & Tears
1970 Howlin' Wolf
1960 Chick Webb's Savoy Orchestra
1974 The Archies
1974 Dale Hawkins
1957 Duke Ellington and His Famous Orchestra
1959 Duke Ellington and His Famous Orchestra
2007 Janet Brace
1970 Sly & The Family Stone
1960 Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers, Erik Rhodes and Lillian Miles
1994 Duke Ellington and His Orchestra
1960 Tullio Carminati
1960 Alfred Drake, Joan Roberts & Betty Garde
1960 Fred Astaire with Johnny Green and His Orchestra
1960 Ethel Merman & Ray Middleton
1994 Johnny Hodges and His Orchestra
1960 Duke Ellington and His Orchestra With Vocals by The Rhythm Boys
1957 James Moody and His Bop Men featuring Chano Pozo
1960 John Kirby and His Onyx Club Boys
1958 Bing Crosby & Martha Mears
1960 Ozzie Nelson and His Orchestra
1960 Adele Astaire & Eddie Foy Jr.