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.
Electronic Folk International. Jazz Latin New Age. Aggressive Bittersweet Druggy. Energetic Happy Ashes To Ashes - Various - The Soul Friends My Favourite. Romantic Sad Sentimental.
Sexy Trippy All Moods. Drinking Hanging Out In Love. Introspection Late Night Partying. Rainy Day Relaxation Road Trip. Good Time Blues. Festival Blues. The More I See You. I Needs to Be Bee'd With. Quincy Jones. Bookie Blues. All of Me. Shiny Stockings. Frank Foster. Harry Warren. Track Listing - Disc 2.
Doubling Blues. Baby Lawrence. Captain Bligh. Honeysuckle Rose. Blues for Eric. I Surrender, Dear. One O'Clock Jump. Memories of You. You Dont See Me - Bryan Ferry - These Foolish Things Moten Swing - Count Basie - The Count Basie Years It.
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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