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We've also had a few requests from listeners regarding this album, so Mal's giving the it more airtime on this episode. Recorded in LA, the release called Count Basie: Complete Live at the Crescendo 1958, and it's out on Phono Records.
We'll also revisit the fabulous collaboration between Sydney band The Vampires and West African born/New York based guitarist and singer Lionel Loueke.
Tracks in this feature
Part 1 - Count Basie Orchestra; Complete Live at the Crescendo, 1958
1. 'Jumpin' at the Woodside'
2. 'Plymouth Rock'
3. 'Flight of the Foo Birds'
4. 'Li'l Darling'
5. 'Low Life'
7. 'Swingin' The Blues'
8. 'Blue On Blue'
9. 'No Moon At All'
10. 'Well, Alright, OK, You Win'
11. 'Fancy Meeting You'
13. 'H.R.H. (Her Royal Highness)'
Part 2 - The Vampires with Lionel Loueke; Jazztrack Live Recording, 2016
14. 'Hard Love'
16. 'Green, Green, Green'
17. 'Torta Salata'
Presented by Mal Stanley
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William James "Count" Basie (August 21, 1904 - April 26, 1984) was an American jazz pianist, organist, bandleader, and composer. His mother taught him to play the piano and he started performing in his teens. Dropping out of school, he learned to operate lights for vaudeville and to improvise accompaniment for silent films at a local movie theater in his home town of Red Bank, New Jersey. By 16...
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