“In a Mellow Tone“, also known as “In a Mellotone”, is a 1939 jazz standard composed by Duke Ellington, with lyrics written by Milt Gabler. The song was based on the 1917 standard “Rose Room” [More]
“Dark Rapture” (Benny Goodman, Edgar Sampson, Manny Kurtz). Personnel: Count Basie – piano Buck Clayton, Harry “Sweets” Edison, Ed Lewis – trumpets Dicky Wells, Dan Minor, Benny Morton – trombones Earl Warren, Herschel Evans, Lester [More]
‘You Can’t Run Around” (Count Basie, Jimmy Rushing). Personnel: Buck Clayton, Ed Lewis, Harry Edison, Al Killian – trumpet Dicky Wells, Vick Dickenson, Dan Minor – trombone Earl Warren – alto saxophone Jack Washington – [More]
The Bosses is a 1973 album by American blues shouter “Big Joe” Turner accompanied by a small group led by Count Basie, recorded in 1973 and released on the Pablo label. Count Basie and an [More]
“Easy Does It” (Oliver Young). Personnel: Buck Clayton, Ed Lewis, Harry Edison, Al Killian – trumpet Dicky Wells, Vick Dickenson, Dan Minor – trombone Earl Warren – alto saxophone Jack Washington – alto saxophone, baritone [More]
Thе Cоunt Bаѕіе Roseland gіgѕ frоm 1953-54 аrе wеll dосumеntеd, but nоt so hіѕ one-nighter аt the Sаvоу Bаllrооm frоm 1954, сарturеd hеrе іn bеаutіful ѕоund. Thе Sаvоу was thе ѕіtе оf thе Bаѕіе bаnd’ѕ [More]
“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]
Track listing: A- King Joe (Joe Louis Blues) – Part 1 0:00 B- King Joe (Joe Louis Blues)- Part 2 3:20 Written by – Basie, Wright Personnel: Count Basie Orchestra: Count Basie (p); Buck Clayton, Ed [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. “One of the staples in the Count Basie discography, April [More]