The Bill Potts Big Band

    Top Songs

    1
    I Got Plenty O' NuttinThe Bill Potts Big Band
    2
    It Takes a Long Pull to Get ThereThe Bill Potts Big Band
    3
    Bess, You Is My WomanThe Bill Potts Big Band
    4
    SummertimeThe Bill Potts Big Band
    5
    My Man's Gone NowThe Bill Potts Big Band

    Albums

    Similar Artists

      Popular On

        About

        Biography

        Best known for his brief but seminal collaboration with the legendary tenorist Lester Young, jazz arranger, composer, and pianist Bill Potts was born April 3, 1928, in Arlington, VA. After first receiving a Hawaiian guitar from his father, he quickly switched to accordion and won a talent contest at 15 with his rendition of "Twilight Time." While in high school, Potts discovered Count Basie and immediately set his sights on a career as a professional musician, studying compositi... Read more

        Chat About The Bill Potts Big Band