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Count Basie - The King Of Jazz album

Count Basie - The King Of Jazz album
  • Performer Count Basie
  • Title The King Of Jazz
  • Country Denmark
  • Style Big Band
  • Other formats MOD MP1 AC3 AHX FLAC AUD AAC
  • Genre Jazz
  • Size MP3 1112 mb
  • Size FLAC 1698 mb
  • Rating: 4.5
  • Votes: 877

The Count Basie Orchestra is a 16 to 18 piece big band, one of the most prominent jazz performing groups of the swing era, founded by Count Basie in 1935 and recording regularly from 1936. Despite a brief disbandment at the beginning of the 1950s, the band survived long past the Big Band era itself and the death of Basie in 1984. It continues as a 'ghost band'.

Listen to The King from Count Basie's Gold for free, and see the artwork, lyrics and similar artists. William "Count" Basie (August 21, 1904– April 26, 1984) was a jazz pianist, organist, composer, and bandleader. As a pianist, he had a distinctive and influential style (the song title "Splanky" is an onomatopoetic reference to the sound of his playing), equally at home in the barrelhouse and the concert hall. Willie "The Lion" Smith, James P. Johnson, and Fats Waller were among his influences.

Count Basie: все альбомы, включая Count Basie Swings, Joe Williams Sings, All that Jazz, Vol. 118: Basie's Broadcast from Berlin, I Ain't Got Nobody и другие. Count Basie Presents Eddie Davis Trio + Joe Newman. Eddie Davis Trio, Joe Newman, Count Basie. String Along with Basie. Nat King Cole, Count Basie, Nelson Riddle, Neal Hefti, Pete Rugolo, Stan Kenton.

The Count Basie Orchestra. All About That Basie. Count Basie Verve Records. Wish I would have stayed for the 2nd show. It was worth the trip. I host a Big Band/Jazz show in Batavia Ohio. I will be playing music from their latest CD's this week.

Count Basie Orchestra: все альбомы, включая All that Jazz, Vol. 118: Basie's Broadcast from Berlin, Milestones of a Legend: Sammy Davis J. Vol. 6, All About That Basie и другие. All That Jazz, Vol. 105: Backstage Blues – Jazzin' and Jammin' with Count Basie and Friends. Count Basie, Al Hibbler, Ella Fitzgerald, Jimmy Rushing, Count Basie Orchestra, Joe Williams. Milestones of Jazz Legends - Male Jazz Singers, Vol. 9 (1946-1952, 1960-1961). Bill Henderson, Slim Gaillard, Count Basie Orchestra, Milt Hinton, Richard Evans, Marshal Royal.

Count Basie: An Introduction to Count Basie: His Best Recordings, 1936-1944 (Best of Jazz, 1996) Basie's first band produced a string of jazz classics: "One O'clock Jump," "Jumpin' at the Woodside," "Swingin' the Blues," "Down for Double," etc. Many were collectively worked out "head arrangements," while others were crafted by such gifted writers as Eddie Durham, Buster Smith, and Buck Clayton.

Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 April In Paris
Written-By – Harburg*, Duke*
3:46
A2 The Kid From Red Bank
Written-By – N. Hefti*
2:82
A3 Double-o
Written-By – N. Hefti*
2:43
A4 Midgets
Written-By – Newman*
3:15
A5 Shiny Stockings
Written-By – Foster*
5:15
B1 Lil' Darlin'
Written-By – N. Hefti*
4:45
B2 Corner Pocket
Written-By – Green*
5:14
B3 Duet
Written-By – N. Hefti*
4:09
B4 Teddy The Toad
Written-By – N. Hefti*
3:15
B5 What Am I Here For
Written-By – Ellington*
3:19
C1 After Supper
Written-By – N. Hefti*
3:21
C2 Dinner With Friends
Written-By – N. Hefti*
3:07
C3 Flight Of The Too Birds
Written-By – N. Hefti*
3:19
C4 Did'n You
Written-By – Foster*
4:47
C5 Whirty Bird
Written-By – N. Hefti*
3:47
D1 Midnight Blue
Written-By – N. Hefti*
4:25
D2 Magio
Written-By – Wess*
3:05
D3 Splanky
Written-By – N. Hefti*
3:33
D4 Sweety Cakes
Written-By – Wilkins*
4:00
D5 Fantail
Written-By – N. Hefti*
2:52

Notes

Top Classic Historia

Tracks on this double-LP probably recorded as
"Atomic Basie And April In Paris"
1955 - 1957

typo: D2 title "Magio" is "Magic"

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (SIDE A): 2-770 A
  • Matrix / Runout (SIDE B): 2-770 B
  • Matrix / Runout (SIDE C): 2-770 C
  • Matrix / Runout (SIDE D): 2-770 D

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
DLP 2-770 Count Basie World Star Collection - Special ‎(2xLP, Comp) All Round Trading DLP 2-770 Denmark Unknown