It should have read the Count Basie
Orchestra and Charlie Parker Band.
Murray, first, takes a step back from his own work on Count Basie
to examine the autobiographical form as historical documentation, a theme that continues in the work as Murray gives us biographical sketches on each artist.
Jazz musicians such as Art Tatum, Count Basie
, Joe Jones, Lester Young - they all wanted to play their instruments the way she sang.
On April 19, 2015, the Count Basie
Theatre will proudly host the daylong PROJECT FX Festival , which will include workshops with film industry professionals, plus a showcase of the top vote getters in both the high school and college categories C with the winning film acting as an "opener" for a Basie screening of an upcoming Sony Pictures Classics release.
The music takes the tradition of the big bands of Duke Ellington, Count Basie
and Thad Jones and infuses it with the funk of greats such as Parliament Funkadelic, The Crusaders, The Meters and James Brown & the JB's.
There is nothing wrong with nostalgia, Benny Goodman, Count Basie
and Harry James will rank with Bach and Beethoven.
The show features the music of Glenn Miller, Count Basie
, Tommy Dorsey, Artie Shaw, Benny Goodman, Billy May, Frank Sinatra and Ella Fitzgerald.
Dream lucky; when FDR was in the White House, Count Basie
was on the radio, and everyone wore a hat.
They play everything from Glenn Miller to Count Basie
There the famous Syd Lawrence Orchestra (best big band for a number of years) will be holding forth with the music of Count Basie
, Tommy Dorsey, Ella Fitzgerald and other giants from the big band era as well as tunes from perhaps Robbie Williams and Westlife.
The four-disc ``The House That Trane Built: The Story of Impulse Records'' offers choice cuts from 1961 to '76 from the likes of Count Basie
, Coleman Hawkins, Sonny Rollins, Charles Mingus and, of course, John Coltrane.
Every show includes a mixture of swing, dance and jazz music with a repertoire of more than 1,200 classical and traditional Big Band titles from such artists as Glenn Miller Count Basie
, Benny Goodman, Ray Anthony, Harry James, Artie Shaw and Duke Ellington.