“Sweet Georgia Brown” is a jazz standard and pop tune composed in 1925 by Ben Bernie and Maceo Pinkard, with lyrics by Kenneth Casey. The Count Basie Orchestra: Sonny Cohn, Pete Minger, Darle Carley, Bob [More]
  On Sept. 18, 1965, Count Basie was in the U.K. touring when the band appeared on the BBC’s Show of the Week. Basie’s New Testament band was in peak ’60s form, and the show [More]
Count Basie Swings, Joe Williams Sings is an album by pianist/bandleader Count Basie and vocalist Joe Williams recorded in 1955 and originally released on the Clef label. Track listing: “Every Day I Have the Blues” [More]
On My Way & Shoutin’ Again! is an album released by pianist, composer and bandleader Count Basie featuring compositions by Neal Hefti recorded in 1962 and originally released on the Verve label. AllMuѕіс Review bу [More]
Track listing: Why Not ? Pretty Girl Mr. Softy Body And Soul I Needs To Be Bee’d With Cherry Point Personnel : Count Basie (p), Freddie Green (gt), Bill Davis (b), Skeets Marsh (dr), Lyn [More]
April in Paris is an album by pianist/bandleader Count Basie and His Orchestra, his first released on the Verve label, recorded in 1955 and 1956. AllMusic Review by Christopher Fielder: One of the staples in [More]
The Chairman of the Board is a 1959 studio album by Count Basie and his orchestra. AllMusic Review by John Bush: Although it appeared at a time when Count Basie was enjoying respect from all [More]
This Time by Basie (subtitled Hits of the 50’s & 60’s) is an album released by pianist, composer and bandleader Count Basie featuring jazz versions of contemporary hits recorded in 1963 and originally released on [More]
More Hits of the 50’s and 60’s (also released as Frankly Basie and Frankly Speaking) is an album released by pianist and bandleader Count Basie and his orchestra featuring jazz versions of songs associated with [More]