The last television episode of The Frank Sinatra Timex Show of the 1950s aired on December 13th, 1959. Hindsight suggests this was a significant event in music history, although few people watching would have known it. After all, there had been so many musical variety shows on TV throughout the decade. Many thought it would be this way forever. But big changes to popular music were on the horizon. On this occasion, three artists that defined popular and vocal jazz music during the past decade came together: Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald and the great arranger Nelson Riddle.