Philly Joe Says Hello: Drummer Philly Joe Jones was born July 15, 1923. He worked with everyone on the New york jazz scene, starting in the mid-1950s. He often recorded as a leader and with the likes of Miles Davis, Sonny Rollins, Bill Evans, others.
Billy Eckstine was a premier jazz vocalist during the 1940s and 1950s. He also led a big band that would reshape jazz forever. That band included Dexter Gordon, Dizzy Gillespie, Miles Davis, Art Blakey, Charlie Parker, and his captivating vocalist, Sarah Vaughan.