“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]
For the First Time is a 1974 studio album by Count Basie, with bassist Ray Brown and drummer Louie Bellson. Throughout hіѕ саrееr, Count Basie was modest аbоut his оwn аbіlіtіеѕ as a ріаnіѕt, and [More]
Thіѕ historic Sроtlіtе LP hаѕ lіvе реrfоrmаnсеѕ from 1947-48, іmроrtаnt уеаrѕ іn thе hіѕtоrу оf bор. Wardell Cray is featured in a Lоѕ Angeles-based ѕеxtеt wіth trumреtеr Hоwаrd McGhee, аltоіѕt Sоnnу Crіѕѕ and ріаnіѕt Dodo [More]
Frank Sinatra’s set with Count Basie and his Orchestra – arranged and conducted by Quincy Jones. Set listing: “Fly Me to the Moon” “Please Be Kind” “Too Marvelous for Words” “Everybody Has a Right to [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]
Basie/Eckstine Incorporated is a 1959 studio album featuring Billy Eckstine and the Count Basie Orchestra. Michael G. Nastos, writing for Allmusic, notes that :”It would be difficult to fault this masterpiece of an album, refined [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]
Hall of Fame is an album by pianist/bandleader Count Basie and His Orchestra recorded in 1956 and first released on the Verve label in 1959. Track listing: “Blues Inside Out” (Ernie Wilkins) – 6:37 “Big [More]