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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.
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.
Count Basie was a jazz pioneer and one of the big-name band leaders from the USA.
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.
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.
He was described by the legendary Nat Adderley as the greatest alto player in the world and his US recognition included invites to tour with the Count Basie Orchestra and The Ray Charles Big Band.
In its 27th year, Swing Shift is a 16-piece band inspired by the music of Count Basie.
In a career spanning seven decades, Peterson played with some of the biggest names in jazz, including Ella Fitzgerald, Count Basie, Duke Ellington, Charlie Parker and Dizzy Gillespie.
During an illustrious career spanning seven decades, Peterson played with some of the biggest names in jazz, including Ella Fitzgerald, Count Basie, Duke Ellington, Charlie Parker and Dizzy Gillespie.
The jazz age of the 1920s and 1930s saw them play and record with leading blackled jazz bands--including those of Duke Ellington, Count Basie and Louis Armstrong (who had taken up the trumpet in a New Orleans orphanage).
Internationally acclaimed jazz trumpeter and composer Scotty Barnhart is the perfect author for his definitive guide: he's the featured soloist with the Count Basie Orchestra and has performed with many greats over the decades.