Big Band Masters

Big Band Masters

by Count Basie

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Disc 1

  1. Time Check
  2. Backwoods Sideman
  3. Nutville
  4. Playhouse
  5. Senator Sam
  6. Big Mac
  7. Three Day Sucker
  8. Ease on Down the Road
  9. Tommy Medley
  10. Piesces of Dreams
  11. Lush Life
  12. Nik-NIk
  13. Layin' It Down

Disc 2

  1. All Heart
  2. Blues Alley
  3. Cherokee
  4. A Night in Tunisia
  5. Goin' to Chicago Blues
  6. The Kid from Red Bank
  7. Shiny Stockings
  8. The Shadow of Your Smile
  9. Splanky
  10. Basie's Thought
  11. Blues in Hoss' Flat
  12. The Magic Flea/One O'Clock Jump

Disc 3

  1. Smada
  2. La Plus Belle Africaine
  3. Azure
  4. Satin Doll
  5. Diminuendo and Crescendo in Blue
  6. Caravan
  7. Things Ain't What They Used to Be
  8. Sophisticated Lady
  9. In a Sentimental Mood
  10. The Unknown

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Count Basie   Primary Artist,Piano,Track Performer
Joe Beck   Bass,Guitar
Freddie Green   Guitar
Bob Mintzer   Tenor Saxophone
Grover Mitchell   Trombone
Buddy Rich   Percussion,Drums,Track Performer
Marshall Royal   Clarinet,Alto Saxophone
Pat La Barbera   Soprano Saxophone,Tenor Saxophone
Steve Marcus   Soprano Saxophone,Tenor Saxophone
Pete Yellin   Alto Saxophone
Aarons   Trumpet
Ray Armando   Conga
Richard Boone   Trombone,Vocals
Oscar Brashear   Trumpet
Ben Brown   Bass
Gene Coe   Trumpet
Sonny Cohn   Trumpet
Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis   Tenor Saxophone
Cornell Dupree   Guitar
Eric Dixon   Flute,Tenor Saxophone
Duke Ellington   Track Performer
Charlie Fowlkes   Baritone Saxophone
Danny Hayes   Trumpet
Bill Hughes   Bass Trombone
Harold Jones   Bass,Drums
Alan Kaplan   Trombone
Norman Keenan   Bass
Ross Konikoff   Trumpet
John Laws   Baritone Saxophone
Tony Levin   Bass,Drums
John Leys   Bass Trombone
Lloyd Michels   Trumpet
Cliff Morris   Guitar
Keith O'Quinn   Trombone
Bobby Plater   Flute,Alto Saxophone
Joe Romano   Flute,Alto Saxophone
Roger Rosenberg   Baritone Saxophone
Sam Woodyard   Percussion,Drums
Wayne Wright   Guitar
Gerald Chamberlain   Trombone
Greg Kogan   Piano
Bob "Mink" Martin   Flute,Alto Saxophone
Richard Hurwitz   Trumpet
Charlie Davis   Trumpet
John Hoffman   Trumpet
Barry Maur   Trombone
Bill Blaut   Alto Saxophone
Buddy Budson   Piano
Anthony Salvatori   Bass Trombone
Charles Camilleri   Trumpet
Elvira Redd   Alto Saxophone,Vocals
Bob Martin   Flute,Alto Saxophone
Greg Hopkins   Trumpet
Bob Crea   Tenor Saxophone
Larry Hall   Trumpet

Technical Credits

Pete Townshend   Composer
Count Basie   Composer
Mercer Ellington   Composer
Dizzy Gillespie   Composer
Mike Longo   Arranger
Frank Foster   Composer
Sonny Lester   Producer
Johnny Mandel   Composer
Sammy Nestico   Composer
Frank Paparelli   Composer
Paul Francis Webster   Composer
Bruce Lofgren   Composer
David Berger   Arranger
Hugh Wheeler   Composer
Stephen Schaefer   Composer
Ted Persons   Composer
Greg Hopkins   Arranger

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