Top Billy Strayhorn Albums
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Firestarter
Firestarter
[2015]
Don't Mind If I Do
Don't Mind If I Do
[2013]
The Peaceful Side of Jazz (feat. The Paris String Quartet & Michel Goudray)
The Peaceful Side of Jazz (feat. The Paris String Quartet & Michel Goudray)
[2011]
Piano Passion
Piano Passion
[2005]
Billy Strayhorn Piano Passion
Billy Strayhorn Piano Passion
[2005]
Masters of Jazz - Billy Strayhorn
Masters of Jazz - Billy Strayhorn
[2001]
The Peaceful Side Of Jazz
The Peaceful Side Of Jazz
[1963]
Related Information for Billy Strayhorn
William Thomas "Billy" Strayhorn (November 29, 1915 – May 31, 1967) was an American jazz composer, pianist, lyricist, and arranger, best known for his successful collaboration with bandleader and composer Duke Ellington lasting nearly three decades. His compositions include "Take the 'A' Train," "Chelsea Bridge," and "Lush Life."Strayhorn was born in Dayton, Ohio. His family soon moved to the Homewood section of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. However, his mother's family was from Hillsborough, North Carolina, and she sent him there to protect him from his father's drunken sprees. Strayhorn spent many months of his childhood at his grandparents' house in Hillsborough. In an intervie... read more