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Count Basie – Chairman of the Board


During its twenty years as a public institution, the Basie Orchestra, under the Count’s genial chairmanship has been composed of a unique board of directors.  They have even been called the best organized body on the Stomp Exchange.

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In this LP, instead of devoting the entire set to one arranger, the band turned to its own board of directors for material.  Within the bands blowing ranks are at least three instrumentalists who double frequently and effectively as writers: Thad Jones, Frank Wess and Frank Foster.

1. Blues In Hoss’ Flat
2. H.R.H. (Her Royal Highness)
3. Seque in C
4. Kansas City Shout
5. Speaking of Sounds
1. T.V. Time
2. Who Me
3. The Deacon
4. Half Moon Street
5. Mutt and Jeff


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Weight 0.550 kg
Dimensions 32.0 × 32.0 × 2.0 cm