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Best of Early Basie
     

The Best of Early Basie

by Count Basie
 
Best of Count Basie Live contains a good portion of the live material that the Count Basie Orchestra recorded for Decca Records between 1936 and 1939. At the time, Basie's Orchestra contained such legendary players as Lester Young,

Overview

Best of Count Basie Live contains a good portion of the live material that the Count Basie Orchestra recorded for Decca Records between 1936 and 1939. At the time, Basie's Orchestra contained such legendary players as Lester Young, Harry "Sweets" Edison, and Buck Clayton. About a third of the live sides the Orchestra recorded for Decca is included on the disc, and although this compilation isn't complete, it offers a good introduction for novice listeners.

Product Details

Release Date:
07/16/1996
Label:
Verve
UPC:
0011105065528
catalogNumber:
655

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Performance Credits

Count Basie   Primary Artist,Piano
Chu Berry   Tenor Saxophone
Buck Clayton   Trumpet
Harry Edison   Trumpet
Jo Jones   Drums
Jimmy Rushing   Vocals
Lester Young   Clarinet,Tenor Saxophone
Benny Morton   Trombone
Walter Page   Bass
Shad Collins   Trumpet
Eddie Durham   Trombone,Electric Guitar
Herschel Evans   Clarinet,Tenor Saxophone
Karl George   Trumpet
Joe Keyes   Trumpet
Dan Minor   Trombone
Caughey Roberts   Alto Saxophone
Earle Warren   Alto Saxophone
Jack Washington   Alto Saxophone,Baritone Saxophone
Dicky Wells   Trombone
Claude "Fiddler" Williams   Guitar
Ed Lewis   Trumpet
Bob Moore   Trumpet

Technical Credits

Count Basie   Composer
Buck Clayton   Arranger
Harry Edison   Composer
Jimmy Rushing   Composer
Loren Schoenberg   Liner Notes
Andy Gibson   Arranger,Composer
Buster Smith   Arranger
Pinetop Smith   Composer
Eddie Durham   Arranger,Composer
Herschel Evans   Composer
Fletcher Henderson   Arranger
Orrin Keepnews   Liner Notes,Reissue Producer
Steve Lasker   Digital Reprocessing
Jerry Livingston   Composer
Edgar Battle   Composer
Alba Acevedo   Graphic Design
Mack David   Composer

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