Count Basie (pianist)

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Annotation

Pianist whose blues-based swing band, the Count Basie Orchestra, emerged from Kansas City in the 1930s to become one of the most important jazz bands of all time. Basie also made a few small-group recordings under the name Kansas City Seven.

Annotation last modified on 2007-10-23 11:15 UTC.

Legal name: William James Basie

Discography

Compilation

YearTitleArtistRatingReleases
BroadwayCount Basie1

Album

YearTitleArtistRatingReleases
1956Basie Roars AgainCount Basie1
1956King of SwingCount Basie2
1957Basie Rides AgainCount Basie1
1958BasieCount Basie413
1958Basie Plays HeftiCount Basie3
1958Sing Along With BasieJoe Williams, Dave Lambert, Jon Hendricks, Annie Ross Plus The Basie Band1
1959Basie & Eckstine IncorporatedCount Basie and Billy Eckstine2
1959Count Basie and His Orchestra Swings, Tony Bennett SingsBasie & Bennett6
1960Just The BluesCount Basie / Joe Williams1
1960String Along With BasieCount Basie1
1961Count Basie / Sarah VaughanCount Basie & Sarah Vaughan5
1961First Time! The Count Meets the DukeDuke Ellington and Count Basie14
1965Basie Picks the WinnersCount Basie2
1965Big Band Scene '65Count Basie & Maynard Ferguson6
1965Count At The OrganCount Basie1
1965Our Shining HourSammy Davis Jr. & Count Basie5
1966Arthur Prysock / Count BasieArthur Prysock / Count Basie11
1966Basie Swingin' Voices Singin'Count Basie With The Alan Copeland Singers1
1966Inside Basie OutsideCount Basie Orchestra1
1967Count Basie Captures Walt Disney's The Happiest MillionaireCount Basie1
1968Manufacturers of SoulJackie Wilson & Count Basie1
1968Straight AheadCount Basie1
1968The Board of Directors Annual ReportCount Basie & The Mills Brothers5
1968The Board of DirectorsThe Mills Brothers, Count Basie2
1972Count Basie + VoicesCount Basie1
1973From Broadway To ParisCount Basie And Benny Goodman1
1973The Songs of Bessie SmithCount Basie / Teresa Brewer1
1974The BossesCount Basie & Joe Turner2
1975Basie JamCount Basie4
1975Sixteen Great PerformancesCount Basie & The Mills Brothers1
1977Grand Concert gravé en 1945Count Basie, Lester Young, Buddy Tate et Ted Donelly1
1979The Gifted OnesCount Basie & Dizzy Gillespie3
1980Kansas City ShoutCount Basie2
1981Kansas City 6Count Basie3
1986“Satch” and “Josh”Count Basie & Oscar Peterson6
1986Bing ’n BasieBing Crosby & Count Basie1
1986Get TogetherCount Basie2
1986Mostly Blues...and Some OthersCount Basie1
1986Yessir, That's My BabyCount Basie, Oscar Peterson2
1988Autumn in ParisCount Basie and his Orchestra1
1988Basie and FriendsCount Basie2
1988The Best Of The Big BandsBenny Goodman, Count Basie, Buddy Rich, Woody Herman, Harry James, Duke Ellington & Lionel Hampton1
1989Basie BoogieCount Basie1
1989Count Basie Jam / Montreux '77Count Basie2
1989One O'Clock JumpCount Basie2
1991Basie One More TimeCount Basie2
1991Loose WalkCount Basie & Roy Eldridge1
1992+ The Big Band - Vol.1Milt Jackson & Count Basie2
1992Basie Jam #3Count Basie1
1992Night RiderCount Basie & Oscar Peterson1
1992Basie's BasementCount Basie2
1992JazztimeCount Basie1
1992Kansas City 7Count Basie1
1993The TimekeepersCount Basie Meets Oscar Peterson3
1993Count Basie Swings, Joe Williams SingsCount Basie & Joe Williams2
1993Big Bands: Count BasieCount Basie1
1993Count Basie and His Great VocalistsCount Basie1
1994Basie's BagCount Basie1
1994Basie BoogieCount Basie1
1994CuteCount Basie2
1994Listen... You Shall HearCount Basie1
1995Pop ClassicsCount Basie1
1996+ The Big Band - Vol.2Milt Jackson & Count Basie1
1996Farmers Market BarbecueCount Basie1
1996Blues AlleyCount Basie1
1996Me and YouCount Basie1
1996AfriqueCount Basie4
1996Kansas City 5Count Basie1
1996Sophisticated SwingCount Basie1
1998Satch & Josh... AgainCount Basie & Oscar Peterson1
1998SwingstationCount Basie1
1998SwingsationCount Basie1
1999Too Marvelous for WordsCount Basie1
1999Cool TooCount Basie1
1999One O’Clock JumpElla Fitzgerald / Count Basie / Joe Williams1
2000The Lang-Worth TranscriptionsCount Basie1
2000April in ParisCount Basie1
2000Midnite Jazz & Blues: Blue & SentimentalCount Basie1
2001Class of '54Count Basie1
2002Kansas City PowerhouseCount Basie1
2002I Grandi Del Jazz - Count Basie - Verve Jazz Masters 2Count Basie1
2003Chairman of the BoardCount Basie3
2006Basie & ZootCount Basie & Zoot Sims2
2006Basie Jam 2Count Basie1
2006Satch and Josh....AgainOscar Peterson & Count Basie1
2010Swingin' the BluesCount Basie1
2012The Atomic Mr. BasieCount Basie31
2015Memories Ad-LibJoe Williams & Count Basie1
2016All That Jazz, Vol. 73: Lester Young "Exercises in Swing"Lester Young, Count Basie & Billy Butterfield1
Li'l Ol' GroovemakerCount Basie1
One O'Clock JumpCount Basie1

Album + Compilation

YearTitleArtistRatingReleases
1949Count Basie Dance ParadeCount Basie1
1956Blues by BasieCount Basie2
1963Big Bands Are Back!Count Basie And The Great Orchestras Of Woody Herman, Lionel Hampton1
1972Super ChiefCount Basie3
1974Basie's BestCount Basie1
1977Kansas City StyleCount Basie1
1977Sixteen Men SwingingCount Basie1
1978The Retrospective SessionsCount Basie1

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