Count Basie

Count Basie
Aliases
Count Basie and His All American Rhythm Section
Count Basie & His Orch.
Count Basie & His Orchestra
Count Basie and His Orchestra
Count Basie & His Rhythm
Count Basie and His Rhythm
Count Basie Kansas City Seven
Real name
William James Basie
Born
August 21, 1904
Died
April 26, 1984
Country
United States
IPI
00002259424
00063555180
Comments
Jazz orchestra leader, pianist, organist and composer.
Related
Benny Powell Member of the Basie band from 1951 to 1963.
Snooky Young In Basie Band (1942, 1945-1947, 1957-1962)
Count Basie Orchestra After Basie's death, the band has continued to play under the direction of some of the players he had hired
Marshal Royal Lead alto saxophonist and musical director of the Basie Band from 1952 to 1970.
Walter Page Member of Basie's Orchestra (1935-1942)
Bennie Moten
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Covers by Count Basie

Title Performer Release date Originally by
1966 John Barry
12th Street Rag Count Basie and His Orchestra 1939 Unverified
1969 Revelers
1979 Henry Burr & Albert Campbell
1984 Henry Burr & Albert Campbell
1966 The Beatles
October 1963 Margaret Simms & Paul Bass
1966 Big Maybelle
1969 Big Maybelle
1967 The Temptations
February 1962 Emma Carus
1966 The Beatles
April 1943 Belle Baker
1940 Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra - Vocal Chorus by Bob Eberle
1966 Dick Gautier
August 1955 Ella Johnson
1966 The Beatles
And I Love Her Count Basie & His Orch. 1966 Unverified
1939 Ziggy Elman and His Orch., Benny Goodman and His Orchestra
May 1959 Ethel Merman
1965 Evelyn Hoey
1956 Evelyn Hoey
December 1955 Evelyn Hoey
May 1959 Ella Logan
1956 Jo Stafford with Paul Weston and His Orchestra
1969 Eva Taylor
1984 George J. Gaskin, The Knickerbocker Quartet
Backwater Blues Count Basie & His Orchestra 1962 Unverified
1966 (unknown), Doretta Morrow, Richard Oneto & Chorus
1939 Mildred Bailey and Her Orchestra
1968 Count Basie and His Orchestra
1975 Count Basie and His Orchestra
1946 Belle Baker
1967 Jimmy Reed
1958 Count Basie and His Orchestra
1966 Petula Clark
1966 The Beatles
February 1960 Libby Holman
March 1968 Sam Cooke
1949 Fred Astaire with Leo Reisman and His Orchestra
1939 Ray Noble and His Orchestra
1974 Pete Johnson and His Boogie Woogie Boys
May 1959 The Bar Harbor Society Orchestra
1966 Bubber Johnson
1966 Ruby Hill, Harold Nicholas
1970 The Beatles
1989 Charlie McCoy and Bo Chatman
October 1963 Johnny Marvin
August 1949 Buddy Johnson and His Orchestra
Do Nothing till You Hear from Me Count Basie and His Orchestra 1986 Unverified
1964 Duke Ellington and His Famous Orchestra, Woody Herman and His Orchestra
1959 Bessie Smith
April 1939 Cab Calloway
1966 Brunswick Quartette
1966 The Beatles
October 1963 Ozzie Nelson and His Orchestra
1959 Johnny Moore's Three Blazers
1966 Monty Norman
February 1960 Teddy Wilson and His Orchestra with Billie Holiday
1970 The Beatles
June 1955 Pine Top, Memphis Slim & The House Rockers
1966 Ethel Merman
1975 Harry Richman
1937 Harry Richman
1939 Memphis Jug Band, Georgia White
1979 Billie Holiday and Her Orchestra
1974 Joe Turner and His Blues Kings
1963 Felicia Sanders
August 1964 Felicia Sanders
February 1960 Bob Crosby and His Orchestra
February 1968 Jerry Butler and The Impressions
1966 Matt Monro
1966 Doris Day - Orch. under the Direction of Frank Comstock
March 1968 Dyke and The Blazers
1968 John Hartford
1970 The Beatles with Billy Preston
1966 Neal Hefti and His Orchestra
1966 John Barry
February 1960 Bing Crosby and Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra
1968 Cäcilie Carola, Emma Malkowsky & Kathi Herold, Mills Brothers and Hal McIntyre and His Orchestra
Go Away Little Girl Count Basie 1965 Unverified
1969 Billie Holiday
1967 Little Anthony and The Imperials
February 1953 Count Basie and His Orchestra - Vocal Chorus by James Rushing
December 1958 Count Basie and His Orchestra - Vocal Chorus by James Rushing
1966 Anthony Newley
1966 Curtis Lewis and His Trio, Lionel Hampton and His Orchestra
1967 Booker T. & The M.G.'s
May 1959 Johnnie Johnston and Nomi Mitty
1969 Ray Charles
1967 The Vibrations
August 1964 Carol Channing and David Hartman
1966 Gertrude Lawrence
1966 The Beatles
1966 Dolores Gray
1970 The Beatles
1970 The Beatles
1989 Joe Turner and His Blues Kings
1971 Jimmy Smith
1966 The Beatles
1974 Joe Liggins
1974 Joe Turner and His Band
1979 Bert Stock and His Orchestra
October 1963 Bert Stock and His Orchestra
February 1960 Ben Selvin and His Orchestra
August 1964 Robert Morse, Charles Nelson Reilly and Paul Reed
1939 Dolores Valesco
August 1964 Don Gibson
1963 Don Gibson
1969 Don Gibson
1966 Frank Sinatra
1966 Gene Kelly & Leila Ernst
1961 The Collegians
1945 Jo Stafford and The Pied Pipers with Paul Weston & His Orchestra
1951 Big Bill
1939 Eva Taylor
1969 Eva Taylor
October 1960 Gene Austin
1964 Ivie Anderson
1981 Lillian Shade
May 1959 Clifton Webb
1987 Nat "King" Cole with Orchestra conducted by Nelson Riddle
1963 Claramae Turner
1968 Cab Calloway & His Orchestra
1987 Anne Wiggins Brown & Todd Duncan
October 1963 Harry James and His Orchestra
1984 Chester Gaylord
1962 "Fats" Waller and His Rhythm
1966 "Fats" Waller and His Rhythm
1966 King Cole Trio
1940 Lou Gold and His Orchestra
March 1968 Aretha Franklin
August 1955 Leroy Carr
1967 Quincy Jones featuring Ray Charles
March 1968 Wilson Pickett
October 1963 Ink Spots and Ella Fitzgerald
1962 Dick Powell
1966 Gus Arnheim and His Cocoanut Grove Orchestra - Vocal Refrain by Bing Crosby
February 1960 The Ambassadors [US2]
1966 Peter Cookson
February 1960 Dorothy Squires with Orchestra directed by Billy Reid
1976 Claire Carleton
1972 Aida Ward
May 1959 Rex Harrison
August 1964 Wynona Carr
1966 The Rolling Stones
1959 McKinney's Cotton Pickers
March 1968 Stevie Wonder
August 1964 Roland Gerbeau, Keely Smith with Orchestra Conducted by Nelson Riddle
I Won't Cry Anymore Count Basie 1965 Unverified
1962 Adele Dixon, Eddy Duchin and His Orchestra
Ja-Da Count Basie & His Orchestra 1977 Unverified
May 1959 Ethel Waters with Edward Mallory and His Orchestra
1959 Earl Hines and His Orchestra - Vocal refrain by Billy Eckstein
1962 Count Basie and His Orchestra
1975 Count Basie and His Orchestra
December 1958 Count Basie and His Orchestra
Covered by (9 artists)
1955 Glen Gray and The Casa Loma Orchestra
1966 Sydney Chaplin and Judy Holliday
March 9, 1959 Sydney Chaplin and Judy Holliday
1966 Little Willie Littlefield
1965 Louis Armstrong and His Orchestra
1966 Monty Norman, Byron Lee and The Dragonaires
1967 Eddie Floyd
1966 Walter Catlett
1962 Joe Valino - Gene Kutch Orchestra
1975 Count Basie Kansas City Seven
1967 Shirley & Lee
December 1958 Count Basie and His Orchestra
Covered by (19 artists)
1961 (unknown)
January 14, 1957 Todd Duncan
1962 Debbie Reynolds
1961 Billie Holiday
March 9, 1959 Dick Powell and His Orchestra
1972 Furman and Nash
February 1960 Eddie Cantor
1957 Bobby Woodlen's Harlem Mambos
1966 Charles Braswell
1958 The Troubadours
1959 Quincy Jones - Harry Arnold and His Orchestra
May 1947 The King Cole Trio
1967 Chuck Berry
1967 "Cannonball" Adderley
1966 The Beatles
February 1960 Erroll Garner Trio
1972 Joe Venuti and His Orchestra
1939 Glenn Miller and His Orchestra, (unknown)
1963 Henry Mancini, His Orchestra and Chorus
August 1964 Riz Ortolani e Nino Oliviero, Steve Lawrence
1957 Fats Navarro Quintet
March 1968 The Temptations
1962 Matt Monro
October 1963 Billie Haywood
1965 Glen Gray and The Casa Loma Orchestra - Vocal Chorus by Eugenie Baird
1965 Peggy Lee
1963 Frank Sinatra
1962 Shep Fields and His Rippling Rhythm Orchestra
1970 The Beatles
March 1968 Bobbie Gentry
1939 Harlem Hamfats
March 9, 1959 Jules Bledsoe
1966 Louis Jourdan
1966 Fred Astaire
1963 The Clovers
1964 João Gilberto
1941 Isham Jones Orchestra
1966 John Michael King
October 1963 Harry Richman
1947 Jack McVea and His All Stars
1962 Bing Crosby with Georgie Stoll and His Orchestra
March 9, 1959 Bing Crosby with Georgie Stoll and His Orchestra
1970 The Beatles
1966 Barbra Streisand
1961 Duke Ellington and His Famous Orchestra, Sarah Vaughan
1962 Red Norvo and His Orchestra
1979 Ernie Golden and His Orchestra
December 1955 Percy Mayfield
1987 Katherine Clark
October 1960 Katherine Clark
May 1959 Alice Delysia
1967 Four Tops
1972 John Laurenz
March 1968 Otis Redding
1948 Illinois Jacquet & His All Stars
1974 Joe Turner and Pete Johnson
December 1955 Joe Turner and Pete Johnson
1979 Cootie Williams and His Orchestra, Jackie Paris
1940 Mamie Smith's Jazz Hounds
April 1943 Louis Jordan and His Tympany Five
October 1963 Duke Ellington and His Famous Orchestra
Covered by (67 artists)
1958 Buddy Johnson and His Orchestra
February 1960 Doris Day
1981 Glynis Johns
February 1953 Count Basie and His Orchestra
1989 Joe Turner and His Blues Kings
1959 Joe Turner and His Blues Kings
1966 The Beatles
1949 Harry Macdonough & Miss Walton
October 1963 Count Basie and His Orchestra
Covered by (19 artists)
1974 Buddy Johnson and His Orchestra
February 1956 Charlie Calhoun and His Orchestra and Chorus
1959 Charlie Calhoun and His Orchestra and Chorus
1972 Anne Murray
1984 Benny Goodman Sextet
March 9, 1959 Duke Ellington and His Orchestra
1940 Alberta Hunter
1979 Billie Holiday and Her Orchestra
1970 The Beatles
1959 Douglas Richardson
1979 Prince's Band
1959 Earl Hines and His Orchestra
1958 Russ Columbo and His Orchestra
May 1959 Max Hoffman
May 1944 Leona Williams and Her Dixie Band
October 1960 Abbie Mitchell
1964 Jean Goldkette and His Orchestra
1968 Mieko Hirota
1979 Ben Bernie and His Hotel Roosevelt Orchestra
October 1960 The Radiolites
December 1958 Count Basie and His Orchestra
Covered by (2 artists)
1958 Oscar Pettiford His Cello & Quartet
1962 Duke Ellington and His Famous Orchestra
March 9, 1959 Ethel Waters
1987 Janet Brace
December 1955 Janet Brace
1965 Janet Brace
October 1963 Phyllis Cleveland and Jack Barker
1987 Phyllis Cleveland and Jack Barker
1945 Virginia Verrill
August 1964 Jesse Belvin with Marty Paich and His Orchestra
June 1955 Memphis Slim and His House Rockers
1964 Al Grey and The Basie Wing
1970 The Beatles
1961 Lisa Kirk
1965 João Gilberto, Antônio Carlos Jobim, Vinicius de Moraes, Stan Getz & João Gilberto
1937 Willie Bryant and His Orchestra
1966 John Barry
August 1964 Sacha Distel et son ensemble, Betty Carter
1965 Paul Williams and His Hucklebuckers, Roy Milton and His Solid Senders
1966 John Barry
October 1958 Milt Buckner
1963 Charles Williams with his Concert Orchestra - Solo Pianist: Arthur Dulay
October 1963 Hal Kemp and His Orchestra
October 1960 Isham Jones Orchestra
March 9, 1959 John Payne & Joan Merrill
1975 Dorothy Dickson
October 1960 Dorothy Dickson
1963 Moe Koffman Quartette
1964 Hal Kemp and His Orchestra
1963 Mark Murphy
1966 John Barry & Tom Jones
December 1958 Count Basie and His Orchestra
Covered by (3 artists)
1959 Sammy Davis, Jr.
1987 Paul Whiteman and His Orchestra
1989 Joe Turner and His Blues Kings
1966 Monty Norman
1987 Count Basie and His Orchestra
1962 Count Basie and His Orchestra
1961 Count Basie and His Orchestra
February 1968 Stevie Wonder
1963 Johnny Smith
1974 Art Tatum and His Band
1987 The Pied Pipers with Paul Weston and His Orchestra
1957 Duke Ellington and His Orchestra
1963 Anthony Newley
April 1966 Andy Kirk and His Clouds of Joy
March 9, 1959 Victor Young, Jeri Southern with Victor Young and His Orchestra
1964 Bunny Berigan and His Orchestra
1965 Frank Sinatra with Percy Faith and His Orchestra
1970 The Beatles
March 9, 1959 Lois Deppe & Russell Woodling's Jubilee Singers
May 1959 Hal Kemp and His Orchestra
August 1964 Jack Jones
1965 Nat Adderley, Oscar Brown Jr.
1987 Gene Austin
1970 The Beatles
1966 The Beatles
1966 Pine Ridge Boys
1941 Louis Armstrong & His Orchestra
1961 Larry Clinton & His Orchestra
1965 Hank Williams with His Drifting Cowboys
1965 Nat "King" Cole
1961 Alice Faye
1979 Dick Haymes & Harry James and His Orchestra