The Basie Alumni - Swing For The Count

Product Code: CCD 79724
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The rhythm section on this gathering of stars from the later eras of the Count's Band, get that mystical Basie mix in perfect balance, ensuring an irresistible groove. Sir Roland Hanna, Bucky Pizzarelli, Mitt Hinton and Bobby Durham catch the Basie feel just perfectly. Clark Terry and Harry "Sweets" Edison are old buddies and their interplay shines throughout. The 'Kansas City' style line up is completed by tenorman Seldon Powell -one of the unsung heroes of jazz. The spirit of Basie lives on!

Track List:

1) Red Bank Shuffle
2) The Snapper
3) Jive at Five
4) Swinging For The Count
5) Blue and Sentimental
6) Kansas City Kitty
7) Basie Like
8) Slow Boat
9) Jumpin' At The Woodside

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