Masters of American Music: Count Basie - Swingin' the Blues
  • Masters of American Music: Count Basie - Swingin' the Blues
  • Masters of American Music: Count Basie - Swingin' the Blues

Masters of American Music: Count Basie - Swingin' the Blues

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Director: Matthew Seig

Cast: Count Basie, Roscoe Lee Browne, Judy Garland

     
 

One of the undisputed masters of Kansas City jazz, William "Count" Basie was among the greatest bandleaders of the swing years, whose group featured such greats as Illinois Jacquet, Quincy Jones, Harry "Sweets" Edison, Joe Williams, Jimmy Rushing, Buddy Tate, and many more during Basie's nearly fifty years as a star. Masters of American Music: Count Basie --See more details below

Overview

One of the undisputed masters of Kansas City jazz, William "Count" Basie was among the greatest bandleaders of the swing years, whose group featured such greats as Illinois Jacquet, Quincy Jones, Harry "Sweets" Edison, Joe Williams, Jimmy Rushing, Buddy Tate, and many more during Basie's nearly fifty years as a star. Masters of American Music: Count Basie -- Swingin' the Blues is a documentary which looks at Basie's long and fruitful career, featuring rare performance footage and interviews with a number of musicians who'd worked with the Count; selections include "One O'Clock Jump," "Air Mail Special," "Every Day I Have The Blues," "Jumpin' At The Woodside," and many more.

Product Details

Release Date:
03/30/2010
UPC:
0880242571489
Original Release:
1992
Source:
Euroarts
Region Code:
0
Time:
0:56:00

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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Masters of American Music: Count Basie - Swingin' the Blues
1. Opening [1:35]
2. The World's Greatest Swing Band [4:23]
3. The King of Swing [8:12]
4. I Could Never Get Tired of Playing The Blues [12:00]
5. Basie Was Just One of the Guys [8:55]
6. Basie's New Six-Piece Group [6:39]
7. Basie Gets His Sound [5:54]
8. From New York to the Bahamas [7:25]
9. Credits [1:40]

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