Count Basie

Basie at the piano, 1955, in a photographic portrait by [[James J. Kriegsmann]] William James "Count" Basie (; August 21, 1904 – April 26, 1984) was an American jazz pianist, organist, bandleader, and composer. In 1935, he formed the Count Basie Orchestra, and in 1936 took them to Chicago for a long engagement and their first recording. He led the group for almost 50 years, creating innovations like the use of two "split" tenor saxophones, emphasizing the rhythm section, riffing with a big band, using arrangers to broaden their sound, and others. Many musicians came to prominence under his direction, including the tenor saxophonists Lester Young and Herschel Evans, the guitarist Freddie Green, trumpeters Buck Clayton and Harry "Sweets" Edison, plunger trombonist Al Grey, and singers Jimmy Rushing, Helen Humes, Thelma Carpenter, and Joe Williams. Provided by Wikipedia
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by Basie, Count, 1904-1984.
Published 1940
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Published 1991
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by Basie, Count, 1904-1984.
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by Basie, Count, 1904-1984
Published 2010
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by Basie, Count, 1904-1984.
Published 1988
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by Basie, Count, 1904-1984.
Published 2006
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by Basie, Count, 1904-1984.
Published 1987
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by Basie, Count, 1904-1984.
Published 1996
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by Basie, Count, 1904-1984.
Published 1994
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by Basie, Count, 1904-1984.
Published 1998
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by Basie, Count, 1904-1984.
Published 1987
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by Basie, Count, 1904-1984.
Published 1994
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by Basie, Count, 1904-1984.
Published 1992
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by Basie, Count, 1904-1984.
Published 1977
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by Basie, Count, 1904-1984.
Published 1988
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by Basie, Count, 1904-1984.
Published 1993
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by Basie, Count, 1904-1984.
Published 1997
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by Basie, Count, 1904-1984.
Published 1994
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