He set the tone for modern jazz accompaniment with his trademark syncopated piano chords. Now you can enjoy the very best of the late, great pianist and bandleader William "Count" Basie in rare, archival performances. Join him in One O'Clock Jump, Basies's Boogie, Swinging the Blues and many more, including a rare duet with legendary Billie Holiday on It's Now Baby or Never As a special bonus, you'll get three songs from the great Fats Waller who, in addition to being a great song stylist, actually taught young William Basie how to play jazz on the Hammond organ! No fan of jazz should be without COUN BASIE SWINGING AT HIS BEST.

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Count Basie Swinging at His Best (2005)

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Musical · 0h 45m · 1/11/2005

    

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He set the tone for modern jazz accompaniment with his trademark syncopated piano chords. Now you can enjoy the very best of the late, great pianist and bandleader William "Count" Basie in rare, archival performances. Join him in One O'Clock Jump, Basies's Boogie, Swinging the Blues and many more, including a rare duet with legendary Billie Holiday on It's Now Baby or Never As a special bonus, you'll get three songs from the great Fats Waller who, in addition to being a great song stylist, actually taught young William Basie how to play jazz on the Hammond organ! No fan of jazz should be without COUN BASIE SWINGING AT HIS BEST.

Release Country

United States

Barcode

025493160390

Release Date

1/11/2005

Audio

  English     

Video Format

NTSC

Aspect Ratio

1.33:1

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Duke Ellington

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