“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]
“Blues in Frankie’s Flat” (Arranged by Frank Foster). This medium swing chart composed by Frank Foster and Count Basie trades the melody between the trumpets and saxes, includes a solo or soli for trumpet, and [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]
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]
  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]
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]
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]