Count Basie: Down for the Count - The Best of the 1950s | Documents 600192

Count Basie: Down for the Count - The Best of the 1950s

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Label: Documents

Cat No: 600192

Format: CD

Number of Discs: 10

Genre: Jazz

Release Date: 16th February 2015

Contents

Artists

Count Basie
Count Basie Orchestra
Joe Williams
Ella Fitzgerald
Billy Eckstine
Jimmy Rushing
Lester Young

Artists

Count Basie
Count Basie Orchestra
Joe Williams
Ella Fitzgerald
Billy Eckstine
Jimmy Rushing
Lester Young

About

Seventeen classic original Count Basie albums from the 1950s on one 10-CD set.

William James "Count" Basie was one of the most important and influential big band leaders in jazz. This set presents the best of his 50s output, including such albums as 'Atomic Basie', 'April in Paris' and 'Count Basie Dance Session Vol. 1 and 2' by this amazing leader and his fantastic band - including musicians like Joe Williams, Ella Fitzgerald, Billy Eckstine, Jimmy Rushing and Lester Young.

Contents:

CD 1
Basie Jazz (1952)
King of Swing (1953/54)

CD 2
Count Basie Dance Session Vol.1 (1954)
Count Basie Dance Session Vol.2 (1954)

CD 3
April in Paris (1955/56)
At Newport (1957)

CD 4
One O'Clock Jump (1956/57)
One O'Clock Jump (1957)

CD 5
The Greatest!! Count Basie plays, Joe Williams sings Standards (1956)
Count Basie Swings, Joe Williams Sings (1956)

CD 6
The Atmoc Mr Basie (1957)
Not Now, I'll Tell You When (1960)

CD 7
Basie plays Heft (1958)
Sing Along with Basie (1958)

CD 8
Basie and Eckstine, Inc. (1959)

CD 9
Chairman of the Board (1959)

CD 10
Kansas City Suite: The Music of Benny Carter (1960)

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