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Basie

William, known as Count Basie. 1904--84, US jazz pianist, bandleader, and composer: associated particularly with the polished phrasing and style of big-band jazz
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Murray presents readers with a the autobiography of jazz immortal and cultural icon William James oCounto Basie as Basie himself related it to the author prior to his death in 1984.
In addition to the Ray Charles recording, SRI Jazz is releasing other previously lost Monad gems by such blues and jazz greats as Albert King, Bobby "Blue" Bland, Bill Henderson, Joe Williams, Clark Terry, Dexter Gordon, The Count Basie Orchestra and numerous others.
The landmarked building is known as the Paul Robeson Residence and has been home to a number of famous New Yorkers including Basie, Louis and actor Paul Robeson, for whom the building was dedicated.
By the 70s she had remarried A&R man Bob 'eile, who suggested she should record an album with Count Basie, who said they should record Bessie Smith songs.
His Basie period spanned 1964-84, which was the year of the Count's demise.
The instruments, which each cost between pounds 2,500 and pounds 5,000, will shortly be shipped over to the Count Basie Orchestra in America.
Foster, winner of two Grammy Awards, started playing the flute and saxophone as a teenager, later moving to Michigan to become a part of the Count Basie Orchestra.
Sinatra's Live At the Sands Concert is powered by a full band emulating the famous Count Basie Orchestra under the then musical direction of a young Quincy Jones.
Arguably, the best of these is Sinatra Basie which sees him team up with band leader Count Basie.
Nast is among those being touted for the hall of fame that includes presidents Grover Cleveland and Woodrow Wilson, jazz legend Count Basie, actor Jack Nicholson and others.
At the same time, the MacPherson family (Kahea and her husband Kawika, their children Holiday, Basie, and Ellington) deal with Kahea's illness, which moves roughly in an opposite path to Pua's emergence as lover and mother.
There will be hits from Glenn Miller, Duke Ellington and Count Basie to Frank Sinatra and Robbie Williams, all accompanied by The National Festival Orchestra.