For Basie is an album by American jazz saxophonist Paul Quinichette featuring tracks recorded in 1957 and released on the Prestige label. “Tenor-saxophonist Paul Quinichette, who had played with the Count Basie Orchestra in the [More]
Easin’ It is a studio album by Count Basie and his orchestra recorded between 1960 and 1962. The album contains a collaboration by Frank Foster, a well known member from Basie’s big band. All tracks [More]
Our Shining Hour is a 1965 studio album by Sammy Davis Jr., accompanied by the Count Basie Orchestra, arranged by Quincy Jones. Track listing: “My Shining Hour” (Harold Arlen, Johnny Mercer) – 2:10 “Teach Me [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]
“Air mail special” by Benny Goodman, Jimmy Mundy, Charlie Christian. Count Basie and his Orchestra: Al Killian, Ed Lewis, Buck Clayton, Harry “Sweets” Edison – trumpet Dicky Wells, Ed Cuffee, Dan Minor – trombone Earle [More]
Kansas City jazz is a style of jazz that developed in Kansas City, Missouri during the 1920s and 1930s, which marked the transition from the structured big band style to the musical improvisation style of [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]
“Till Tom Special” (Benny Goodman/Lionel Hampton). Personnel: Benny Goodman – clarinet Lionel Hampton – vibraphone Count Basie – piano Charlie Christian – guitar Artie Bernstein – bass Nick Fatool – drums ______________________________ Recorded for Columbia [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]