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All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
Even without its original leader, the Count Basie Orchestra is today one of the finest jazz big bands in existence. Frank Foster has kept the instantly recognizable sound while welcoming younger soloists and infusing the band's repertoire with new charts. This strong live program is typical of the Basie band in the '90s, performing older tunes such as "Corner Pocket" and "Shiny Stockings" that alternate with newer and no less swinging originals, all of which leaves room for the orchestra's many promising soloists.
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
Even without its original leader, the Count Basie Orchestra is today one of the finest jazz big bands in existence. Frank Foster has kept the instantly recognizable sound while welcoming younger soloists and infusing the band's repertoire with new charts. This strong live program is typical of the Basie band in the '90s, performing older tunes such as "Corner Pocket" and "Shiny Stockings" that alternate with newer and no less swinging originals, all of which leaves room for the orchestra's many promising soloists.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 6/30/1992
  • Label: Telarc
  • UPC: 089408331220
  • Catalog Number: 83312
  • Sales rank: 101,047

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Count Basie Orchestra Primary Artist, Track Performer
Count Basie Indexed Contributor, Piano
Cleveland Eaton Bass
Robert Trowers Trombone
Clarence Banks Trombone
Manny Boyd Flute, Alto Saxophone
George Caldwell Piano
Frank Foster Tenor Saxophone
Derrick Gardner Trumpet
Kenny Hing Flute, Tenor Saxophone
Bill Hughes Bass Trombone
Charlton Johnson Guitar
Melton Mustafa Trumpet
Bob Ojeda Trumpet
Danny Turner Piccolo, Alto Saxophone
Mel Wanzo Trombone
Michael Williams Trumpet
John Williams Bass Clarinet, Baritone Saxophone
Doug Miller Flute, Tenor Saxophone
David Gibson Drums
Technical Credits
Frank Foster Director
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