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Mention the Count Basie Orchestra, and several aural images spring quickly to mind. The grooving, in-the-pocket swing of the rhythm section, its drive energized by Basie’s brisk piano punctuations and.
2015 marked the 80th Anniversary of The Count Basie Orchestra. William “Count Basie” (1904-1984) started his orchestra in Kansas City in 1935, and proceeded to develop and maintain one of the greatest jazz orchestras in music history.
But for sheer longevity, none can compare with the Count Basie Orchestra. Next year the ensemble will reach 80, although unsurprisingly, no member of the original line-up survives. Pianist William Jam.
Count Basie and his Orchestra is a big band music boxset / compilation recording by COUNT BASIE released in 1954 on CD, LP/Vinyl and/or cassette. This page includes COUNT BASIE Count Basie and his Orchestra’s : cover picture, songs / tracks list, members/musicians and line-up, different releases details, buy online: ebay and amazon, ratings and detailled reviews by some experts,
Since Basie’s death, there have been several Basie wanabees trying to play/record the old Basie standards. With a few notable exceptions most were just "good tries". Bill Hughes’ "Basie is Back" sounds more like Basie — than even Basie. The arrangements herein are true to Basie; just as I heard them a hundred times before.
Since Basie’s passing in 1984, Thad Jones, Frank Foster, Grover Mitchell, Bill Hughes, Dennis Mackrel, and now Scotty Barnhart, have led the Count Basie Orchestra and maintained it as one of the elite performing organizations in Jazz.
The current Count Basie Orchestra is under the direction of trombonist Bill Hughes, who appeared with the Basie band at the Newport Jazz Festival in 1957 and 1959. (Milkowski) (Milkowski) Tags
A fundamentalist pope. As keeper of the big-band swing dogma, Mitchell has taken the Count Basie Orchestra back to basics, rebuilding the rhythm section as the indisputable timepiece of the band. He h.
In 1959, Basie’s band recorded a "greatest hits" double album The Count Basie Story (Frank Foster, arranger) and "Basie and Eckstine, Inc.": album featuring Billy Eckstine, Quincy Jones (as arranger) and the Count Basie Orchestra. It was released by Roulette Records, then.
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Athens, Ga. – The University of Georgia Performing Arts Center will present the Count Basie Orchestra Oct. 26 at 3 p.m. in Hodgson Concert Hall. William “Count” Basie started the Count Basie Orchestra.
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The Count Basie Orchestra’s “A Very Swingin’ Basie Christmas. Jazz organist Barbara Dennerlein is back with “Christmas Soul” (MPS), an uneven clutch of seasonal tunes that briefly touch the great B.
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The inarguable proof came in the concert’s second half, when the Count Basie Orchestra – featuring Bridgewater in. with “Giving Up,” the give-and-take between the star and her back-up singers insta.
The band’s work was most recently documented in the 2014 album “Being in Charge,” a release that also includes three recordings of the Count Basie Orchestra that feature signature Cohen solos that you.
I failed to notice that this album was recorded after his passing and consequently lacks a lot of nuances from Basie’s original recordings. I was seeking to replace my original vinyl recordings of this music by Count Basie and in that sense was very disappointed with this product.
Back to Basie is Great Britain’s Count Basie tribute orchestra. Directed by trumpet player Paul Lacey, the Back to Basie Orchestra features top London session musicians and jazz soloists all dedicated to playing the music of Count Basie’s second great orchestra of the 1950s and 1960s.
Until Friday night, pianist Marcus Roberts and the Count Basie Orchestra never had performed together. But you wouldn’t have known it by the premiere of their collaboration at Symphony Center, which a.