“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]
“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]
“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]
“Someday Sweetheart” is a jazz standard written by Los Angeles-based musicians John and Reb Spikes in 1919. It was the biggest hit the brothers wrote and was performed by many recording artists of the period. [More]
“Blue and Sentimental” (Count Basie, Mack David, Jerry Livingston). Count Basie and His Orchestra “Blue and Sentimental” Decca 1965. Recorded on February 16, 1938. Personnel: Ed Lewis, Buck Clayton, Harry Edison – trumpet Dicky Wells, [More]
Who was “John” here with the “idea”? John Hammond, the producer of the recording session. The song was written by Count Basie and was recorded on July 7, 1937. It was released as Decca 1363 [More]