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]
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]
Possibly inspired by Count Basie’s renewed activity at Verve Records in the mid-’50s, Columbia raided its vaults to assemble this thematic album, consisting of a dozen blues cuts dating between 1939 and 1950. The mix [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]
Dance Along with Basie is an album released by pianist, composer and bandleader featuring tracks recorded in late 1959 and originally released on the Roulette label. The album won the Best Performance by a Band [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]