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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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Releases

Albums

Title Performer Release date Label
Afrique Count Basie & His Orchestra 1971 Flying Dutchman
A Perfect Match Ella and Basie 1979 Pablo Today
April in Paris Count Basie and His Orchestra 1957 Verve Records
Arthur Prysock / Count Basie Arthur Prysock / Count Basie 1966 Verve Records
Back with Basie Count Basie & His Orchestra 1964 Roulette
Basie Count Basie & His Orch. 1958 Roulette
Basie/Eckstine Incorporated Basie/Eckstine, Inc. 1959 Roulette
Basie Meets Bond Count Basie and His Orchestra 1966 United Artists Records
Basie, One More Time - Music from the Pen of Quincy Jones Count Basie & His Orchestra 1959 Roulette
Basie on The Beatles Count Basie 1970 Happy Tiger
Basie Plays Hefti Count Basie & His Orchestra 1958 Roulette
Basie's Beatle Bag Count Basie and His Orchestra 1966 Verve Records
Basie's in the Bag Count Basie and His Orchestra 1967 Brunswick
Basie Swingin', Voices Singin' Count Basie with the Alan Copeland Singers 1966 ABC Records
Basie & Zoot Count Basie and Zoot Sims 1976 Pablo
Bing 'n' Basie Bing Crosby & Count Basie and His Orchestra 1972 Daybreak Records
Blues by Basie Count Basie and His All American Rhythm Section May 1944 Columbia
Broadway - Basie's... Way Count Basie & His Orchestra 1966 Command Records
Chairman of the Board Count Basie and His Orchestra 1959 Roulette
Count Basie Count Basie and His Orchestra 1955 RCA Victor
Count Basie Presents Eddie Davis Trio Plus Joe Newman Count Basie, Eddie Davis Trio + Joe Newman 1958 Roulette
Count Basie/Sarah Vaughan Count Basie/Sarah Vaughan 1961 Roulette
Count Basie Swings and Joe Williams Sings Count Basie with Joe Williams December 1955 Clef Records
Count Basie Swings / Tony Bennett Sings Tony Bennett and Count Basie & His Orchestra May 1959 Roulette
Dance Along with Basie Count Basie and His Orchestra February 1960 Roulette
Diane Schuur & The Count Basie Orchestra Diane Schuur & The Count Basie Orchestra 1987 GRP Records
Ella and Basie! Ella Fitzgerald & Count Basie October 1963 Verve Records
Evergreens Count Basie 1972 Groove Merchant
Everyday I Have the Blues Joe Williams - Count Basie and His Orchestra 1959 Roulette
First Time! The Count Meets the Duke Count Basie and His Orchestra, Duke Ellington and His Orchestra 1962 Columbia
Flip, Flop and Fly Joe Turner with The Count Basie Orchestra 1989 Pablo
How About This Kay Starr & Count Basie 1969 Paramount [US2]
In Person! Tony Bennett - Count Basie and His Orchestra March 9, 1959 Columbia
It Might as Well Be Swing Frank Sinatra and Count Basie and His Orchestra August 1964 Reprise Records
Kansas City Suite - The Music of Benny Carter Count Basie & His Orchestra 1960 Roulette
Manufacturers of Soul Jackie Wilson and Count Basie March 1968 Brunswick
One O'Clock Jump Ella Fitzgerald / Count Basie / Joe Williams 1959 Verve Records
Our Shining Hour Sammy Davis and Count Basie 1965 Verve Records
Pop Goes the Basie Count Basie and His Orchestra 1965 Reprise Records
"Satch" and "Josh" Count Basie Encounters Oscar Peterson 1975 Pablo
Send In the Clowns Sarah Vaughan & The Count Basie Orchestra 1981 Pablo Today
Sinatra-Basie - An Historic Musical First Frank Sinatra and Count Basie and His Orchestra 1962 Reprise Records
Sing Along with Basie Count Basie and His Band with Joe Williams, Dave Lambert, Jon Hendricks and Annie Ross December 1958 Roulette
Strike up the Band Tony Bennett - Count Basie and His Orchestra October 1963 Roulette
String Along With Basie Count Basie October 1960 Roulette
Super Count Basie and His Orchestra - 1944/1945 Count Basie and His Orchestra 1973 Musidisc
The Board of Directors Annual Report The Mills Brothers & Count Basie 1968 Dot Records
The Bosses Count Basie - Joe Turner 1974 Pablo
The Legend - From the Pen of Benny Carter Count Basie & His Orchestra 1962 Columbia
The Timekeepers - Count Basie Meets Oscar Peterson Count Basie, Oscar Peterson 1984 Pablo
This Time by Basie - Hits of the 50's & 60's! Count Basie 1963 Reprise Records
Yessir, That's My Baby Count Basie, Oscar Peterson 1987 Pablo

Singles

Title Performer Release date Label
9:20 Special Count Basie and His Orchestra 1941 OKeh
All or Nothing at All Count Basie and His Orchestra 1940 OKeh
Alright, Okay, You Win Count Basie and His Orchestra August 1955 Clef Records
And the Angels Sing Count Basie and His Orchestra 1939 Vocalion
April in Paris Ella Fitzgerald with Count Basie and His Orchestra 1956 Clef Records
As I Love You Count Basie and His Orchestra 1956 Verve Records
Blame It on My Last Affair Count Basie and His Orchestra 1939 Decca
Blue and Sentimental Count Basie and His Orchestra 1938 Decca
Boogie Woogie (I May Be Wrong) Count Basie & His Orchestra 1937 Decca
Boo-Hoo Count Basie and His Orchestra 1937 Decca
Broadway Count Basie and His Orchestra 1941 OKeh
Chain Gang Jackie Wilson and Count Basie April 1968 Brunswick
Cheek to Cheek Count Basie and His Orchestra 1949 RCA Victor
Cherokee Count Basie and His Orchestra 1939 Decca
Did You See Jackie Robinson Hit That Ball? Count Basie and His Orchestra August 1949 RCA Victor
Don't Worry 'Bout Me Count Basie & His Orchestra April 1939 Vocalion
Don't You Miss Your Baby Count Basie and His Orchestra 1938 Decca
Every Day Count Basie and His Orchestra June 1955 Clef Records
Evil Blues Count Basie and His Orchestra 1939 Decca
For Your Precious Love Jackie Wilson and Count Basie February 1968 Brunswick
Gone With What Draft Benny Goodman and His Sextet, featuring Count Basie 1941 Columbia
Good Morning Blues Count Basie and His Orchestra 1937 Decca
Hollywood Jump Count Basie and His Orchestra 1940 Columbia
How Can You Lose Count Basie & Joe Williams 1958 Roulette
I Didn't Know About You Count Basie and His Orchestra 1945 Columbia
I Feel So Good Hadda Brooks with Count Basie 1951 Modern Records [US1]
If I Could Be With You Count Basie & His Orchestra 1939 Vocalion
I Found a New Baby Benny Goodman and His Sextet, featuring Count Basie 1941 Columbia
I Worry 'Bout You Arthur Prysock / Count Basie April 1966 Verve Records
Jumpin' at the Woodside Count Basie and His Orchestra 1938 Decca
Lester Leaps In Count Basie Kansas City Seven 1939 Vocalion
Lil' Darlin' Count Basie and His Orchestra 1957 Roulette
Little Pony Count Basie and His Orchestra 1951 Columbia
Moonlight Serenade Count Basie and His Orchestra 1939 Vocalion
Moon Nocturne Count Basie & His Orchestra 1941 OKeh
Oh Lady Be Good Count Basie and His Orchestra 1941 Decca
Oh Red Count Basie 1939 Decca
One O'Clock Boogie Count Basie and His Orchestra May 1947 RCA Victor
One O'clock Jump Count Basie and His Orchestra 1937 Decca
Only Forever Count Basie and His Orchestra 1957 Clef Records
Open the Door, Richard! Count Basie and His Orchestra 1947 RCA Victor
Ride On Count Basie and His Orchestra 1942 Columbia
Robin's Nest Count Basie and His Orchestra 1948 RCA Victor
Roll 'Em Pete Count Basie and His Orchestra December 1955 Clef Records
Rusty Dusty Blues Count Basie and His Orchestra April 1943 Columbia
Sent for You Yesterday and Here You Come Today Count Basie and His Orchestra 1938 Decca
Sent for You Yesterday and Here You Come Today Al Hibbler with Count Basie and His Orchestra February 1953 Mercury
Shine on Harvest Moon Count Basie and His Rhythm 1949 RCA Victor
Smack Dab in the Middle Count Basie and His Orchestra February 1956 Clef Records
That Old Feeling Count Basie and His Orchestra featuring Lynne Sherman 1945 Columbia
The King Count Basie and His Orchestra 1946 Columbia
The M Squad Theme Count Basie & His Orch. October 1958 Roulette
Tickle Toe Count Basie and His Orchestra 1940 Columbia
Tuesday at Ten Count Basie and His Orchestra 1941 OKeh
Untouchable Irene Reed with Count Basie & His Orch. February 1962 Roulette
Wholly Cats Benny Goodman and His Sextet, featuring Count Basie 1940 Columbia
Why Not Count Basie and His Orchestra 1952 Mercury

Performances also appear on

Title Performer Release date Label
Black Giants various artists 1975 Columbia
Mr. Arthur Prysock and Guest Arthur Prysock 1966 Old Town
Space Cowboys - Music from the Motion Picture various artists 2000 Warner Bros.
Tony Tony Bennett January 14, 1957 Columbia

Tributes

Title Performer Release date Label
A Chip Off the Old Block Stanley Turrentine with Shirley Scott, Blue Mitchell, Earl May & Al Harewood 1964 Blue Note
All About That Basie The Count Basie Orchestra September 2018 Concord Jazz
André Persiany joue Count Basie André Persiany 1958 Columbia
April in Paris - The Lori Mechem Quartet Plays More Count Basie Lori Mechem Quartet 2009 Cognito Music
Basie - Cally Sammy - The Music of Count Basie and Sammy Nestico Sammy Nestico and the SWR Big Band 2005 Hänssler
Basiecally Speaking Pete York & Young Friends September 27, 2013 ACT
Dear Mr. Basie Frank Wess Harry Edison Orchestra 1990 Concord Jazz
Don't Count Him Out... Jesper Thilo Quintet Plus One 1993 Music Mecca
Drummer Donnie O'Brien Meets Manhattan Swing - In a Basie Mood Donnie O'Brien - Special Guest Carmen Leggio with Bucky Pizzarelli, John Bunch, Jay Leonhart 2004 Arbors Records
For Basie Randy Reinhart Jesper Thilo Sextet March 28, 2006 Nagel Heyer Records
Homage to Count Basie Bob Mintzer Big Band 2000 DMP [Digital Music Products]
I Dig the Duke - I Dig the Count Mel Tormé November 1962 Verve Records
Oscar Peterson Plays Count Basie Oscar Peterson 1956 Clef Records
Percussion in a Tribute to Count Basie The Frankie Capp Percussion Group 1960 Kimberly [1]
Ray Bryant Plays Basie & Ellington Ray Bryant 1987 EmArcy
Shiny Stockings - The Lori Mechem Quartet Plays... Count Basie The Lori Mechem Quartet 2003 Cognito Music
Shorty Rogers Courts the Count Shorty Rogers 1954 RCA Victor
Sing a Song of Basie Dave Lambert and His Singers, Jon Hendricks and His Lyrics, featuring Annie Ross and the Basic Rhythm Section 1958 ABC-Paramount
String Along with Basie Rune Gustafsson, Jan Schaffer, Georg Wadenius, Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen 1989 Sonet
Swingin' High With The Bay Big Band The Bay Big Band 1958 Omega Disk
This One's for Basie Buddy Rich and His Orchestra, Arrangements by Marty Paich 1956 Norgran Records
To Duke and Basie Clark Terry, Red Mitchell 1986 Enja Records
Tribute to Count Basie The Gene Harris All Star Big Band 1987 Concord Jazz