Mr. Rhythm is the sole album led by jazz guitarist Freddie Green. The album was recorded in late 1955 for RCA Victor. “This album shows him (Freddie Green – projazz) to be a fine leader [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]
Flute Suite is an album by American jazz composer and arranger A. K. Salim featuring flutists Frank Wess and Herbie Mann recorded in 1957 for the Savoy label. The first time Frank Wess and Herbie [More]
Count Basie & Sarah Vaughan is a 1961 album by American jazz singer Sarah Vaughan, accompanied by the Count Basie Orchestra, with arrangements by Frank Foster, Thad Jones and Ernie Wilkins. The original LP was part [More]
“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]
The Chase Is On is an album by saxophonists Charlie Rouse and Paul Quinichette recorded in 1957 and released on the Bethlehem label. The combination of Rouse and Quinichette was a very satisfactory coupling of [More]
The Thinking Man’s Trombone is an album by American jazz trombonist Al Grey released in 1960 on Argo Records. The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow awarded the album 4 stars, calling the music ” swinging and [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]
Track listing: A The Huckle-Buck (A. Gibson, Alfred) B Robbin’s Nest (Jacquet, C. Thompson) Personnel: Lem Davis – alto saxophone Charlie Fowlkes – baritone saxophone Walter Page – bass Jo Jones – drums Freddie Green [More]