Bill Miller

Bill Miller (February 3, 1915 - July 11, 2006) was an American jazz pianist, who accompanied Frank Sinatra for more than 50 years, and for the last eight years of his life, accompanied Frank Sinatra Jr..

Birth and Death Data: Born February 3, 1915 (New York City), Died July 11, 2006 (Montreal)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1939 - 1946

Roles Represented in DAHR: piano, string bass

= Recordings are available for online listening.
= Recordings were issued from this master. No recordings issued from other masters.

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-035051 10-in. 3/17/1939 In a mizz Charlie Barnet Orchestra ; Judy Ellington Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-035052 10-in. 3/17/1939 Night song Charlie Barnet Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-035053 10-in. 3/17/1939 Class will tell Charlie Barnet Orchestra ; Judy Ellington Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-035054 10-in. 3/17/1939 Some like it hot Charlie Barnet Orchestra ; Judy Ellington Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-035559 10-in. 4/5/1939 Strange enchantment Charlie Barnet Orchestra ; Judy Ellington Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-035560 10-in. 4/5/1939 Asleep or awake Charlie Barnet Orchestra ; Judy Ellington Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-035561 10-in. 4/5/1939 Only a rose Charlie Barnet Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-035562 10-in. 4/5/1939 S'posin' Charlie Barnet Orchestra ; Judy Ellington Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-035563 10-in. 4/5/1939 Echoes of Harlem Charlie Barnet Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-035564 10-in. 4/5/1939 Scotch and soda Charlie Barnet Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor PBS-036482 10-in. 9/10/1939 The duke's idea Charlie Barnet Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor PBS-036483 10-in. 9/10/1939 My heart keeps crying Charlie Barnet Orchestra ; Judy Ellington Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor PBS-036484 10-in. 9/10/1939 Lilacs in the rain Del Casino ; Charlie Barnet Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor PBS-036485 10-in. 9/10/1939 Take a tip from the whip-poor-will Charlie Barnet Orchestra ; Judy Ellington Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor PBS-036486 10-in. 9/10/1939 The count's idea Charlie Barnet Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor PBS-036487 10-in. 9/10/1939 The girl with the pigtails in her hair Charlie Barnet Orchestra ; Judy Ellington Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-036919 10-in. 5/8/1939 Miss Annabelle Lee (Who's wonderful, who's marvelous?) Charlie Barnet Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-036920 10-in. 5/8/1939 Lazy bug Charlie Barnet Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-036921 10-in. 5/8/1939 This is no dream Charlie Barnet Orchestra ; Judy Ellington Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-036922 10-in. 5/8/1939 That's right—I'm wrong Charlie Barnet Orchestra ; Judy Ellington Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-036923 10-in. 5/8/1939 Midweek function Charlie Barnet Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-036924 10-in. 5/8/1939 I never knew Charlie Barnet Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-037687 10-in. 6/26/1939 Danger in the dark Charlie Barnet Orchestra ; Larry Taylor Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-037688 10-in. 6/26/1939 An apple for the teacher Charlie Barnet Orchestra ; Larry Taylor Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-037689 10-in. 6/26/1939 It must have been two other people Charlie Barnet Orchestra ; Judy Ellington Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-037691 10-in. 6/26/1939 Ebony rhapsody Charlie Barnet Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-037692 10-in. 6/26/1939 Lament for a lost love (Solace) Charlie Barnet Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-038276 10-in. 7/17/1939 Cherokee Charlie Barnet Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-038277 10-in. 7/17/1939 For tonight Charlie Barnet Orchestra ; Larry Taylor Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-038278 10-in. 7/17/1939 What's new? Charlie Barnet Orchestra ; Larry Taylor Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-038279 10-in. 7/17/1939 Love grows on the white oak tree Charlie Barnet Orchestra ; Judy Ellington Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-038280 10-in. 7/17/1939 (Stay up "Stan") The all night record man Charlie Barnet Orchestra ; Judy Ellington Jazz/dance band, with female-male vocal duet instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-038281 10-in. 7/17/1939 The last jump (A jump to end all jumps) Charlie Barnet Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-043989 10-in. 12/11/1939 Now you know Charlie Barnet Orchestra ; Mary Ann McCall Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-043990 10-in. 12/11/1939 I kinda like you Charlie Barnet Orchestra ; Mary Ann McCall Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-043991 10-in. 12/11/1939 Night after night after you Charlie Barnet Orchestra ; Mary Ann McCall Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-043992 10-in. 12/11/1939 Between 18th and 19th on Chestnut Street Charlie Barnet Orchestra ; Mary Ann McCall Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-043993 10-in. 12/11/1939 Somebody told me Charlie Barnet Orchestra ; Mary Ann McCall Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-043994 10-in. 12/11/1939 Clap hands, here comes Charlie Charlie Barnet Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-046056 10-in. 1/3/1940 Thank your stars Charlie Barnet Orchestra ; Mary Ann McCall Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-046057 10-in. 1/3/1940 Tappin' at the Tappa Charlie Barnet Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-046058 10-in. 1/3/1940 Comanche war dance Charlie Barnet Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-046059 10-in. 1/3/1940 Southland shuffle Charlie Barnet Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-047709 10-in. 2/27/1940 Ev'ry Sunday afternoon Charlie Barnet Orchestra ; Mary Ann McCall Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-047710 10-in. 2/27/1940 From another world Charlie Barnet Orchestra ; Mary Ann McCall Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-047711 10-in. 2/27/1940 You've got me out on a limb Charlie Barnet Orchestra ; Mary Ann McCall Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-047712 10-in. 2/27/1940 Castle of dreams Charlie Barnet Orchestra ; Mary Ann McCall Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-047985 10-in. 3/21/1940 A lover's lullaby Charlie Barnet Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-047986 10-in. 3/21/1940 Where was I? Charlie Barnet Orchestra ; Mary Ann McCall Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-047987 10-in. 3/21/1940 'Deed I do Charlie Barnet Orchestra ; Mary Ann McCall Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-047988 10-in. 3/21/1940 You've got me voo-doo'd Charlie Barnet Orchestra ; Mary Ann McCall Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-047989 10-in. 3/21/1940 Wanderin' blues Charlie Barnet Orchestra ; Mary Ann McCall Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-047990 10-in. 3/21/1940 Leapin' at the Lincoln Charlie Barnet Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-048791 10-in. 4/16/1940 You're lovely and I'm lonely Charlie Barnet Orchestra ; Mary Ann McCall Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-048792 10-in. 4/16/1940 Fools fall in love Charlie Barnet Orchestra ; Mary Ann McCall Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-048909 10-in. 4/16/1940 Dark Avenue Charlie Barnet Orchestra ; Mary Ann McCall Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-048910 10-in. 4/16/1940 The breeze and I Charlie Barnet Orchestra ; Mary Ann McCall Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-048911 10-in. 4/16/1940 Afternoon of a moax Charlie Barnet Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-048912 10-in. 4/16/1940 The fable of the rose Charlie Barnet Orchestra ; Mary Ann McCall Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-056124 10-in. 9/17/1940 The moon is cryin' for me Charlie Barnet Orchestra ; Larry Taylor Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-056125 10-in. 9/17/1940 Wild Mab of the fishpond Charlie Barnet Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-056126 10-in. 9/17/1940 Wings over Manhattan Charlie Barnet Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-056127 10-in. 9/17/1940 Wings over Manhattan Charlie Barnet Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-056128 10-in. 9/17/1940 Night and day Charlie Barnet Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-056129 10-in. 9/17/1940 Southern fried Charlie Barnet Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-056483 10-in. 10/14/1940 I hear a rhapsody Bob Carroll ; Charlie Barnet Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-056484 10-in. 10/14/1940 Whatcha know, Joe? Charlie Barnet Orchestra ; Ford Leary ; Three Moaxes Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and male vocal trio instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-056485 10-in. 10/14/1940 Isola bella (that little Swiss isle) Bob Carroll ; Charlie Barnet Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-056486 10-in. 10/14/1940 Redskin rhumba Charlie Barnet Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-056487 10-in. 10/14/1940 Buffy boy Charlie Barnet Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-056488 10-in. 10/14/1940 Lumby Charlie Barnet Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-058210 10-in. 12/3/1940 Scrub me mama, with a boogie beat Charlie Barnet Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-058211 10-in. 12/3/1940 Nowhere Charlie Barnet Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-058212 10-in. 12/3/1940 I can't remember to forget Charlie Barnet Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-058213 10-in. 12/3/1940 He's a Latin from Staten Island Charlie Barnet Orchestra ; Ford Leary Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-058214 10-in. 12/3/1940 These things you left me Bob Carroll ; Charlie Barnet Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-058215 10-in. 12/3/1940 Phyllysse Charlie Barnet Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-058767 10-in. 1/7/1941 Blue juice Charlie Barnet Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-058768 10-in. 1/7/1941 Good-for-nothin' Joe Charlie Barnet Orchestra ; Lena Horne Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-058769 10-in. 1/7/1941 Harmony haven Bob Carroll ; Charlie Barnet Orchestra ; Glee Club Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and vocal ensemble instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-058770 10-in. 1/7/1941 The captain and his men Charlie Barnet Orchestra ; Lena Horne Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-058771 10-in. 1/7/1941 You're my thrill Charlie Barnet Orchestra ; Lena Horne Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-058772 10-in. 1/7/1941 Charleston Alley Charlie Barnet Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-060361 10-in. 1/23/1941 Little John Ordinary Charlie Barnet Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-060362 10-in. 1/23/1941 Haunted town Charlie Barnet Orchestra ; Lena Horne Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-060363 10-in. 1/23/1941 Afraid to say hello (since you said goodbye) Bob Carroll ; Charlie Barnet Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-060364 10-in. 1/23/1941 Merry-go-round Charlie Barnet Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-060365 10-in. 1/23/1941 Conga del Moaxo Charlie Barnet Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-060366 10-in. 1/23/1941 Birmingham Breakdown Charlie Barnet Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor PBS-061531 10-in. 8/14/1941 Harlem speaks Charlie Barnet Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor PBS-061532 10-in. 8/14/1941 Swingin' on nothin' Charlie Barnet Orchestra ; Ford Leary Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor PBS-061533 10-in. 8/14/1941 The heart you stole from me Bob Carroll ; Charlie Barnet Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor PBS-061534 10-in. 8/14/1941 Murder at Peyton Hall Charlie Barnet Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor PBS-061630 10-in. 9/11/1941 You were there Bob Carroll ; Charlie Barnet Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor PBS-061631 10-in. 9/11/1941 Blues in the night Bobby Canvin ; Charlie Barnet Orchestra ; Ford Leary Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor PBS-061632 10-in. 9/11/1941 I'm coming, Virginia Charlie Barnet Orchestra ; Ford Leary Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and mixed vocal ensemble instrumentalist, piano  
Victor PBS-061633 10-in. 9/11/1941 Mother Fuzzy Charlie Barnet Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor PBS-061712 10-in. 10/5/1941 I'll remember April Bob Carroll ; Charlie Barnet Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor PBS-061713 10-in. 10/5/1941 Isle of pines Bob Carroll ; Charlie Barnet Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor PBS-061714 10-in. 10/5/1941 Macumba Charlie Barnet Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor PBS-061715 10-in. 10/5/1941 50,000,000 nickels Charlie Barnet Orchestra ; Ford Leary Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-063831 10-in. 4/29/1941 Consider yourself kissed Bob Carroll ; Charlie Barnet Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-063832 10-in. 4/29/1941 You talk too much Charlie Barnet Orchestra ; Ford Leary Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-063833 10-in. 4/29/1941 Ponce de Leon Charlie Barnet Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-063834 10-in. 4/29/1941 Little dip Charlie Barnet Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-065699 10-in. 6/11/1941 When the sun comes out Bob Carroll ; Charlie Barnet Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-066100 10-in. 6/11/1941 I'll never let a day pass by Bob Carroll ; Charlie Barnet Orchestra ; The Quintones Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and vocal ensemble instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-066101 10-in. 6/11/1941 Lois Bob Carroll ; Charlie Barnet Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-066102 10-in. 6/11/1941 Be fair Bob Carroll ; Charlie Barnet Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-066103 10-in. 6/11/1941 Spanish kick Bob Carroll ; Charlie Barnet Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-066104 10-in. 6/11/1941 Wasn't it you? Bob Carroll ; Charlie Barnet Orchestra ; The Quintones Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and vocal ensemble instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-071651 10-in. 1/20/1942 Ya lu-blu (I love you) Charlie Barnet Orchestra ; Al Lane Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-071652 10-in. 1/20/1942 Night of nights (Tura lura li) Charlie Barnet Orchestra ; Al Lane Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-071653 10-in. 1/20/1942 Do you know? (Well, I do) Charlie Barnet Orchestra ; Al Lane Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-071654 10-in. 1/20/1942 I can't get started Charlie Barnet Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 70700 10-in. 4/30/1942 That real romance Charlie Barnet Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 70701 10-in. 4/30/1942 I like to riff Charlie Barnet Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 70702 10-in. 4/30/1942 Smiles Charlie Barnet Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 70703 10-in. 4/30/1942 Shady lady Charlie Barnet Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 71097 10-in. 7/17/1942 I don't want nobody at all Charlie Barnet Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 71098 10-in. 7/17/1942 That old black magic Charlie Barnet Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 71099 10-in. 7/17/1942 Oh! Miss Jaxson Charlie Barnet Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 71100 10-in. 7/17/1942 Things ain't what they used to be Charlie Barnet Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 71101 10-in. 7/17/1942 Washington whirlajig Charlie Barnet Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 71102 10-in. 7/17/1942 The Victory walk Charlie Barnet Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 71693 10-in. 1/19/1944 I'm in love with someone Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 71694 10-in. 1/19/1944 Holiday for strings-1 Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 71695 10-in. 1/19/1944 Two again Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 73584 5/20/1946 Zanesville, Zohio Z Z Z Charlie Barnet Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 73585 5/20/1946 Lonesome as the night is long Charlie Barnet Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 73586 5/20/1946 You'd be so nice to come home to Charlie Barnet Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca 73587 5/20/1946 Dark bayou Charlie Barnet Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca L 3212 10-in. 10/7/1943 My first love Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca L 3213 10-in. 10/7/1943 That wonderful worrisome feeling Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca L 3214 10-in. 10/7/1943 Besame mucho (Kiss me much) Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca L 3215 10-in. 10/7/1943 King Porter stomp Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca L 3216 10-in. 10/7/1943 Star eyes Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca L 3217 10-in. 10/7/1943 They're either too young or too old Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca L 3246 10-in. 10/27/1943 Do you know? Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca L 3247 10-in. 10/27/1943 My ideal Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca L 3248 10-in. 10/27/1943 Sack house stomp Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  
Decca L 3249 10-in. 10/27/1943 When they ask about you Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra instrumentalist, string bass  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Miller, Bill," accessed January 26, 2023, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107261.

Miller, Bill. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved January 26, 2023, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107261.

"Miller, Bill." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 26 January 2023.

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