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Moten Swing - Count Basie - The Count Basie Years

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Count Basie was admired as much by musicians as by listeners, and he displayed a remarkable consistency in a bandleading career that Crying (Reprise) - Roy Orbison - Live At Austin City Limits August 5, 1982 (DVD) long after swing became Moten Swing - Count Basie - The Count Basie Years archival style of music.

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Ode to Pres. Clark Terry. Honi Coles. Opus Six. Blues in C. Track Listing - Disc 3. The Heat's On. Sammy Nestico. Orange Sherbert. Bill Holman. Swee' Pea. Originally including such musicians Moten Swing - Count Basie - The Count Basie Years Buck Clayton and Lester Young in the line-up, the band in the s and s made use of the work of such arrangers as Neal Hefti and featured musicians such as Thad Jones and Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis.

Its recordings of this era included collaborations with singers such as Frank Sinatra and Ella Fitzgerald. Upon Moten's death inBasie left the group to start his own band, taking many of his colleagues from the Moten band with him.

With this band, then named The Barons of Rhythm, Basie Moten Swing - Count Basie - The Count Basie Years the sound of the famous and highly competitive Kansas City " jam session " to club audiences, coupling extended improvised solos with riff -based accompaniments from the band. When music critic and record Moten Swing - Count Basie - The Count Basie Years John Hammond heard the band on a radio broadcast, he sought them out and offered Basie the chance to expand the group to the standard piece big band line-up.

He also offered to transfer the group to New York City in order to play at venues such as the Roseland Ballroom. Basie agreed, hoping that with this new band, he could retain the freedom and spirit of the Kansas City style of his nine-piece group. The band, which now included Buck Clayton on trumpet and the famous blues "shouter" Jimmy Rushingdemonstrated this style in their first recordings with the Decca label in January in pieces such as "Roseland Shuffle", the soloists are at the foreground, with the ensemble effects and riffs playing a strictly functional backing role.

Following the first recording session, the band's line up was reshuffled, with some of players being replaced on the request of Hammond as part of a strengthening of the band.

In March the guitarist Freddie Green arrived, replacing Claude Williams and completing what became one of the most respected rhythm sections in big band history. Hits such as " One O'Clock Jump " and "Jumpin' at the Woodside" from andrespectively helped to gain the band, now known as the Count Basie Orchestra, national and international fame. These tunes were known as "head-arrangements"; not scored in individual parts but made up of riffs memorized by the band's members.

Although some of the band's players, such as trombonist Eddie Durhamcontributed their own written arrangements at this time, the "head-arrangements" captured the imagination of the audience in New York and communicated the spirit of the band's members.

InHelen Humes joined the group, replacing Billie Holiday as the female singer. The band became increasingly dependent on arrangers to provide its music. These varied from players within the band, such as Eddie Durham and Buck Claytonto professional arrangers from outside the group, who could bring their own character to the band with each new piece. Oxford University Press. Categories : s jazz standards songs Jazz compositions in E-flat major Jazz compositions in A-flat major Count Basie Swing jazz standards.

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10 Replies to “ Moten Swing - Count Basie - The Count Basie Years ”

  1. Akinogul says:
    Count Basie was among the most important bandleaders of the swing era. With the exception of a brief period in the early '50s, he led a big band from until his death almost 50 years later, and the band continued to perform after he died.
  2. Togrel says:
    Song information for Moten Swing - Count Basie on AllMusic.
  3. Mok says:
    The Count Basie Orchestra is a 16 to 18 piece big band, one of the most prominent jazz performing groups of the swing era, founded by Count Basie in and recording regularly from Despite a brief disbandment at the beginning of the s, the band survived long past the Big Band era itself and the death of Basie in
  4. Dozuru says:
    "Moten Swing" (originally "Moten's Swing") is a jazz standard by Bennie Moten and his Kansas City Orchestra. It was an important jazz standard in the move towards a freer form of orchestral jazz and the development of Swing bigband.adrierdredironcrusherkeswyn.infoinfo and his Orchestra, which included Count Basie on piano, achieved much success with it, although the song is most associated with Basie's Count Basie Recorded: December 13, , Camden, New Jersey.
  5. Tamuro says:
    View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the Vinyl release of The Count Basie Years on Discogs/5(10).
  6. Vutilar says:
    William James "Count" Basie (/ ˈ b eɪ s i /; August 21, – April 26, ) was an American jazz pianist, organist, bandleader, and composer. In , Basie formed his own jazz orchestra, the Count Basie Orchestra, and in took them to Chicago for a long engagement and their first recording. He led the group for almost 50 years, creating innovations like the use of two "split" tenor Born: August 21, , Red Bank, New Jersey, U.S.
  7. Brashicage says:
    View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the Gatefold Vinyl release of The Count Basie Years on Discogs.
  8. Fenrikazahn says:
    After Moten died in , Basie took what was left of the band, expanded the personnel, and formed the first Count Basie Orchestra. Within a year the band developed its own variation of the Kansas City swing style—a solid rhythm backing the horn soloists, who were also supported by sectional riffing (the repeating of a musical figure by the.
  9. Vudora says:
    Count Basie spent the last decade of his life recording regularly for Norman Granz's Pablo label. This four-CD set, which does not contain any material not available elsewhere, has "the best of" Basie's final period, 61 selections in all. Each disc covers a different (although sometimes overlapping) aspect of Basie's career: live performances, small groups, his big band and working behind 8/
  10. Fejind says:
    Find album reviews, stream songs, credits and award information for The Golden Years, Vol. 1 () - Count Basie on AllMusic - - Here's an interesting set in the Jazz Archive 7/

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