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Billy May And His Orchestra

Band, US
Jazz and Pop

        
Members
Chuck Gentry
sax, bs 1911-1988 US
PortraitBilly May
tr 1916-2004 US
PortraitJohn Best
tr 1913-2003 US
Wilbur Schwartz
sax, as, cl 1908-1990 US
PortraitJoe Mondragon
b 1920-1987 US
PortraitVincent DeRosa
frh *1920 US
PortraitConrad Gozzo
tr 1922-1964 US
PortraitManny Klein
tr 1908-1994 US
PortraitTommy Pederson
tb 1920-1998 US
PortraitSkeets Herfurt
sax 1911-1992 US
PortraitAl Hendrickson
g 1920-2007 US
PortraitPaul Smith
p 1922-2013 US
PortraitSi Zentner
tb 1917-2000 US
Murray McEachern
tb 1915-1982 CA
PortraitUan Rasey
tr 1921-2011 US
Ted Nash
fl, as 1922-2011 US
Ed Kusby
tb
Jules Kinsler
fl
Fred Fallensby
ts, sax US
Julie Jacob
ob
PortraitClarence Karella
tu US
Joseph Krechter
cl

Band Membership
Discography



Title Artist Year Type
Whatever Lola Wants / Mad About The BoyBilly May And His Orchestra2014Single
Let's Go To Town With Billy May & His Orchestra (Transcription Recordings)Billy May And His Orchestra2012Album
The Original Arrangements Of Jimmie Lunceford / Jimmie Lunceford in Hi-Fi (Bonus Album)Sy Oliver And His Orchestra, Billy May And His Orchestra2008Compil.
Studio Recordings 1951-1953Billy May And His Orchestra2003Compil.
Jornal Do Brasil / You May SwingBilly May And His Orchestra2002Single
Live From The Hollywood PalladiumBilly May And His Orchestra1999Album
Once More With FeelingBilly Eckstine With Billy May And His Orchestra1997Single
Makin' Whoopee With Billy MayBilly May And His Orchestra1996Single
Sorta-May / Sorta-DixieBilly May And His Orchestra1996Compil.
Billy May And His OrchestraBilly May And His Orchestra1995Compil.
Close Your EyesFrank Stallone With Billy May And His Orchestra1993Album
Big Band ClassicsLes Brown And His Band Of Renown / Billy May And His Orchestra1992Compil.
Leading The Good LifeBilly May And His Orchestra1987Compil.
The Uncollected Peggy LeePeggy Lee, Dave Barbour Orchestra, Billy May And His Orchestra1985Album
20 Golden Pieces Of Billy MayBilly May And His Orchestra1981Compil.
I Believe In YouBilly May And His Orchestra1980Album
You May Swing - The Golden Sound Of Billy May And His OrchestraBilly May And His Orchestra1980Album
Green HornetBilly May And His Orchestra1975Single
Front Page RagBilly May And His Orchestra1974Single
As You Remember Them: Great Instrumentals: Volume 1Billy May And His Orchestra1972Album
As You Remember Them: Great Instrumentals & Other Favorites: Volume 8Billy May And His Orchestra1972Album
Red Roses / South Of The BorderBilly May And His Orchestra1972Single
As You Remember Them: Great Instrumentals: Volume 2Billy May And His Orchestra1972Album
As You Remember Them: Great Instrumentals & Other Favorites: Volume 4Billy May And His Orchestra1972Album
As You Remember Them: Great Instrumentals & Other Favorites: Volume 6Billy May And His Orchestra1972Album
As You Remember Them: Great Instrumentals & Other Favorites: Volume 5Billy May And His Orchestra1972Album
As You Remember Them: Great Instrumentals & Other Favorites: Volume 3Billy May And His Orchestra1972Album
As You Remember Them: Great Instrumentals & Other Favorites: Volume 7Billy May And His Orchestra1972Album
Love Makes The World GoBilly May And His Orchestra1969Single
The Great Jimmie LuncefordBilly May And His Orchestra1963Single
Tempesta Su Washington Advise And Consent) / Once AgainBilly May And His Orchestra1962Single
Happen To Folk SongsThe Hi-Lo's With Billy May And His Orchestra1962Album
Process 70 - Demonstration RecordHugo Montenegro And His Orchestra, Billy May And His Orchestra1962Compil.
Shall We DanceJack Jones, Billy May And His Orchestra1961Album
GranadaFrank Sinatra, Billy May And His Orchestra1961Single
Two Of A KindBobby Darin & Johnny Mercer With Billy May And His Orchestra1961Album
After The BallFrank D'Rone With Billy May And His Orchestra1960Album
White SatinThe George Shearing Quintet And Billy May And His Orchestra1960Album
Come Dance With Me (Part 3)Frank Sinatra With Billy May And His Orchestra1959Single
Come Fly With Me - Part 3Frank Sinatra With Billy May And His Orchestra1959Single
Come Dance With Me (Part 1)Frank Sinatra With Billy May And His Orchestra1959Single
Come Fly With Me - Part 1Frank Sinatra, Billy May And His Orchestra1959Single
Come Dance With Me (Part 2)Frank Sinatra With Billy May And His Orchestra1959Single
Come Fly With Me - Part 2Frank Sinatra, Billy May And His Orchestra1959Single
The Best Of The Stan Freberg Shows Part OneStan Freberg Featuring Daws Butler And June Foray And Peter Leeds With The Jud Conlon Rhythmaires And Billy May And His Orchestra1958Album
Politely!Keely Smith With Billy May And His Orchestra1958Album
Songs From Meredith Willson's The Music ManThe Four Preps, Billy May And His Orchestra, Nelson Riddle And His Orchestra, Guy Lombardo And His Royal Canadians1958Single
Hi-Fi DrumsBilly May And His Orchestra1958Single
The Best Of The Stan Freberg ShowsStan Freberg Featuring Daws Butler And June Foray And Peter Leeds With The Jud Conlon Rhythmaires And Billy May And His Orchestra1958Album
Politely!Keely Smith With Billy May And His Orchestra1958Album
Whatever Lola WantsBilly May And His Orchestra1957Single
Jimmie Lunceford In Hi-FiBilly May And His Orchestra1957Album
Christopher ColumbusBilly May And His Orchestra1956Single
Nightmare / The BeatBilly May And His Orchestra1956Album
A Man Could Be A Wonderful Thing / He Like It! She Like It!Marion Colby With Billy May And His Orchestra1956Single
Oklahoma / Por FavorBilly May And His Orchestra1956Single
Main Title From Otto Preminger's "The Man With The Golden Arm" / The Phonograph Song (Our Melody)Billy May And His Orchestra1956Single
Main Title Theme (From "The Man With The Golden Arm")Billy May And His Orchestra1956Album
Sorta-May Part 1Billy May And His Orchestra1955Single
Capitol PresentsBilly May And His Orchestra1955Album
It's Billy May TimeBilly May And His Orchestra1955Single
Bacchanalia! (Part 1)Billy May And His Orchestra1955Single
More May!Billy May And His Orchestra1955Single
Sorta-May Part 3Billy May And His Orchestra1955Single
Frenesi / AdiosBilly May And His Orchestra1955Album
Sorta-Dixie! (No. 2)Billy May And His Orchestra1955Single
The Cha Cha Cha (Arthur Murray Cha Cha) / Shaner MaidelBilly May And His Orchestra1955Single
Sorta-MayBilly May And His Orchestra1955Album
Street Of DreamsBilly May And His Orchestra1955Single
Sorta-Dixie!Billy May And His Orchestra1955Album
Sorta-Dixie! (No. 1)Billy May And His Orchestra1955Single
Sorta-Dixie! (No. 3)Billy May And His Orchestra1955Single
Broadway DittiesDorothy Shay, Billy May And His Orchestra1954Album
The Breeze And I / Whistle StopBilly May And His Orchestra1954Album
Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer (Mambo) / Loop-De-Loop (Mambo)Billy May And His Orchestra1954Single
High Noon / Do You Ever Think Of MeBilly May And His Orchestra1954Single
Young-At-Heart / Lemon TwistBilly May And His Orchestra1954Single
Hi Fi / The Song Is YouBilly May And His Orchestra1954Single
Dixieland Band/ Cool WaterBilly May And His Orchestra1954Album
Hernando's Hideaway / Anything Can Happen MamboBilly May And His Orchestra1954Single
When My Sugar Walks Down The Street / Fat Man BoogieBilly May And His Orchestra1953Album
Gone With The Wind / RomanceBilly May And His Orchestra1953Single
From The Land Of The Sky Blue Water / Good GravyBilly May And His Orchestra1953Album
South Of The Border (Down Mexico Way) / I Love YouFrank Sinatra And Billy May And His Orchestra1953Album
Cocktails For TwoBilly May And His Orchestra1953Single
Brer Rabbit's Laughing Place (Parts I And II)Johnny Mercer / The Pied Pipers / James Baskett With Billy May And His Orchestra1952Single
A Cute Piece Of Property / DriftwoodBilly May And His Orchestra1952Single
Fat Man Mambo / TenderlyBilly May And His Orchestra1952Album
Big Band Bash! Part 1Billy May And His Orchestra1952Single
Unforgettable / Silver And GoldBilly May And His Orchestra1952Album
Gin And Tonic / Love Is Just Around The CornerBilly May And His Orchestra1952Single
Charmaine / When I Take My Sugar To TeaBilly May And His Orchestra1952Single
A Band Is BornBilly May And His Orchestra1952Album
When The Swallows Come Back To CapistranoBilly May And His Orchestra1952Single
Mayhem / Easy StreetBilly May And His Orchestra1952Album
There Is No Greater Love / AlwaysBilly May And His Orchestra1952Single
Big Band BashBilly May And His Orchestra1952Album
AlwaysBilly May And His Orchestra1952Album
J'attendrai / My Greatest LoveGisele MacKenzie With Billy May And His Orchestra1951Single
When My Sugar Walks Down The Street / I Guess I'll Have To Change My PlansBilly May And His Orchestra1951Single
Lean, Baby / All Of MeBilly May And His Orchestra1951Single
Walkin' / I'm Hurtin'Nat King Cole With Billy May And His Orchestra1951Album
Me And My Shadow / Goodnight LadiesThe Sportsmen With Billy May And His Orchestra1950Album
Sunday Driving / I'm A Little Busy BodyJerry Lewis With Billy May And His Orchestra1950Album
I'm Just Wild About Animal Crackers / Big Bear LakeMel Blanc And The Sportsmen With Billy May And His Orchestra1949Album
Join The BandBilly May And His Orchestra1948Album
The Shiny One / Linger AwhileClark Dennis, Billy May And His Orchestra1947Album
Rockin' Horse Cowboy / The Heather On The HillClark Dennis With Billy May And His Orchestra1947Album
Captain Kidd / Ya' BetchaElla Mae Morse With Billy May And His Orchestra1945Album
Makin' Whoopee / Let's Put Out The Lights And Go To SleepBilly May And His OrchestraAlbum
Mambo Petardo / You're Driving Me CrazyBilly May And His OrchestraAlbum
Sorta-May Part 2Billy May And His OrchestraSingle
Cheek To Cheek / Manhattan MamboBilly May And His OrchestraAlbum
High Noon / Honest And TrulyBilly May And His OrchestraAlbum
Billy May's Naughty Operetta!Billy May And His OrchestraSingle
Warm All Over / After The BallFrank D'Rone With Billy May And His OrchestraSingle
Big TimeJack Jones With Billy May And His OrchestraSingle
Lean, Baby / I Guess I'll Have To Change My PlanBilly May And His OrchestraAlbum
Fat Man Boogie / My Silent LoveBilly May And His OrchestraAlbum
Hernando's Hideaway / Anything Can Happen MamboBilly May And His OrchestraAlbum
Whistle Stop / The Breeze And IBilly May And His OrchestraAlbum
My Buick, My Love, And IGordon MacRae And Gisele MacKenzie With Billy May And His Orchestra, The MellomenSingle
From The Land Of The Sky Blue Water / Good GravyBilly May And His OrchestraSingle
Charmaine / When I Take My Sugar To TeaBilly May And His OrchestraAlbum
When I Take Sugar To Tea / AlwaysBilly May And His OrchestraAlbum
White Satin / Latin AffairThe George Shearing Quintet And Billy May And His OrchestraAlbum
Top Hat, White Tie And TailsBilly May And His OrchestraAlbum
Billy May's Naughty Operetta! - Operetas em JazzBilly May And His OrchestraAlbum
The Great Big Bands, Vol. 3Billy May And His OrchestraCompil.
If You Want To Get To Heaven... Shout!Gogi Grant With Billy May And His OrchestraAlbum
Always / CharmaineBilly May And His OrchestraAlbum
I'm Glad I'm Not A Rubber Ball / Little Dead-Eye DickArthur Q. Bryan With Billy May And His OrchestraAlbum
I Guess I'll Have To Change My Plan / There Is No Greater LoveBilly May And His OrchestraAlbum
When I Take My Sugar To Tea / You're Driving Me CrazyBilly May And His OrchestraAlbum
Themes From "The Strange One" / Laurel's ThemeBilly May And His OrchestraSingle
Please Be Kind / When Your Lover Has GoneBilly May And His OrchestraAlbum
Diane / PerfidaBilly May And His OrchestraAlbum
Sergeant Boswell's RockBilly May And His OrchestraSingle
Best Of Billy May Volume IIBilly May And His OrchestraCompil.
South Of The BorderFrank Sinatra And Billy May And His OrchestraAlbum
Our Melody / The Cha Cha SongBilly May And His OrchestraSingle
How Important Can It Be?Billy May And His OrchestraSingle
The Sound Of MayBilly May And His OrchestraAlbum
Billy May's Naughty Operetta!Billy May And His OrchestraAlbum
Rose Marie / Bill And SamBilly May And His OrchestraAlbum
All Of Me / Love Is Just Around The CornerBilly May And His OrchestraAlbum
Mad About The May!Billy May And His OrchestraCompil.
Sunset And Vine BluesBilly May And His OrchestraSingle
Lover, Come Back To Me / Blue GardeniaNat King Cole and Billy May And His OrchestraAlbum
Fat Man Mambo / Orchids In The MoonlightBilly May And His OrchestraAlbum
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