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1937-1943

1937-1943

  • By Count Basie
  • Release 15/02/2005
  • Music Genre Jazz
  • Media Format CD
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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 1935 until his death almost 50 years later, and the band continued to perform after he died. Basie's orchestra was characterized by a light, swinging rhythm section that he led from the piano, lively ensemble work, and generous soloing. Basie was not a composer like Duke Ellington or an important soloist like Benny Goodman. His instrument was his band, which was considered the epitome of swing and became broadly influential on jazz.

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Artist: Count Basie
Title: 1937-1943
Genre: Jazz
Release Date: 15/02/2005
Label: CD Baby
Media Format: CD
UPC: 634479088810
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