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Count Basie

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Frank Sinatra and Count Basie: Sinatra-Basie: An Historical Musical First (Reprise)

Review by Peter Jones, Record Mirror, 16 February 1963

Sinatra-Basie in Depth: Peter Jones highlights a Great New Album from Sinatra and The Count ...

Frank Sinatra, Count Basie, Sarah Vaughan: Palladium, London

Live Review by Philip Norman, The Times, 15 November 1975

THE EMERGENCE of Frank Sinatra from retirement has become as regular a ceremony as when Lloyd George or Churchill used to be wheeled out on ...

It Don't Mean a Thing if it ain't got that Swing!

Retrospective by Chris Welch, Melody Maker, 17 January 1976

'SWING IS HERE' was the title of a 1936 recording by Gene Krupa and his All-Stars featuring the molten trumpet of Roy "Little Jazz" Eldridge. ...

Count Basie

Obituary by Richard Cook, New Musical Express, 5 May 1984

Richard Cook pays tribute to the man whose Kansas City swing band conquered the world – a jazz aristocrat for 50 years. ...


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