“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]
“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]