Born in 1914, BILLY ECKSTINE formed his own band in ’43. Some of this shabby group of band members were Dizzy Gillespie, Miles Davis, Charlie Parker, Dexter Gordon, Fats Navarro, Art Blakey, Sarah Vaughn. Wow!
The non-profit mission of the Beach Music Hall of Fame at CCU is to honor the pioneers of the music, to educate the public about their creative contributions and to preserve its rich social history.
BEACH MUSIC HALL OF FAMEP.O. BOX 6859MYRTLE BEACH, SC 29572