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  1. In Count Basie was elected to the Down Beat Hall Of Fame. The Basie big band was originally scheduled to play the Palomar Ballroom in L.A. on his first West Coast tour. Unfortunately by the time he got to California, the famous Palomar had burned to the ground.
  2. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the Vinyl release of The Best Of Count Basie Vol. 1 on Discogs. Label: Coral - COPS • Format: Vinyl LP, Compilation • Country: Germany • Genre: Jazz •/5(5).
  3. Dec 21,  · RARE OLDIES SOUNDIES WITH MR COUNT BASIE & HIS ORCHESTRA! William "Count" Basie (August 21, April 26, ) was an American jazz pianist, organist, bandleader, and composer. Widely regarded.
  4. Count Basie & His Orchestra: Primary Artist: Count Basie , Vol. 2: Count Basie & His Orchestra: Primary Artist: Count Basie at Lincoln & Savoy Count Basie & His Orchestra: Primary Artist: Discover Jazz Collection: Musician, Primary Artist: Dream Too Loud.
  5. Discover releases, reviews, track listings, recommendations, and more about Count Basie And His Orchestra* - The Best Of Count Basie at Discogs. Complete your Count Basie And His Orchestra* collection/5(13).
  6. William "Count" Basie (August 21, – April 26, ) was an American jazz pianist, organist, bandleader, and composer. His mother first taught him piano and he started performing in his teens. Dropping out of school, he learned to operate lights for vaudeville and improvised to accompany silent films at a local theatre in his town of Red.
  7. At the first Grammy Awards ceremony, Basie won the awards for Best Performance by a Dance Band and Best Jazz Performance, Group, for his Roulette Records LP Basie. Breakfast Dance and Barbecue was nominated in the dance band category for , and Basie won in the category in for Dance with Basie, earning nominations the same year for Best Performance by an Orchestra and Best .
  8. The Count Basie Orchestra can be viewed between 19as the Old Testament and New Testament bands. The Old Testament band’s style was a combination of spontaneously developed riff-driven, or ‘head’ arrangements, full of the blues and relaxed, but intense swing that showcased a some of the greatest names in Jazz history in Lester.

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