Count Basie

~ Person

Annotation

Pianist whose blues-based swing band, the Count Basie Orchestra, emerged from Kansas City in the 1930s to become one of the most important jazz bands of all time. Basie also made a few small-group recordings under the name Kansas City Seven.

Annotation last modified on 2007-10-23 11:15 UTC.
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Discography

Album

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1963 Ella and Basie! Ella Fitzgerald & The Count Basie Orchestra 6
1965 A Man and His Music Frank Sinatra 3
1968 Music to Read James Bond By, Volume Two Various Artists 3 1
1988 The Original Music From the Cotton Club Various Artists 4 1
1989 The Sound of Jazz Various Artists 5 2
1989 Gitanes Jazz - Big Band Various Artists 1
1989 Welcome to the Club Various Artists 1
1990 Yule Struttin': A Blue Note Christmas Various Artists 2
1990 Handful of Keys Various Artists 1
1992 It Don’t Mean a Thing If It Ain’t Got That Swing Various Artists 1
1994 Big Band Basie DePaul University Jazz Ensemble 1
1994 Jazz Piano Various Artists 1
1994 The Many Moods of Romance: True Love Various Artists 1
1994 The Mexican Concert Duke Ellington 1
1995 Labyrinth The Los Angeles Guitar Quartet 1
1995 En Concert, 1960/62 Count Basie & His Orchestra 1
1997 Jazz Sessions Various Artists 1
1998 All that jazz Various Artists 1
1998 From Sousa to Spielberg John Williams & Boston Pops Orchestra 2
1998 Jazz Piano Various Artists 1
1998 The Roots Of Swing N' Jive: Jumpin' Jive Various Artists 1
1999 Columbia Jazz Penguin Guide Hits Various Artists 1
2000 I'll Be Home for Christmas Various Artists 1
2000 Jazz Piano Greats Various Artists 1
2000 The World of Swing Various Artists 1
2002 Bluebird's Best: Big Band swingin' through the night Various Artists 1
2002 New York, New York: The City In Song, Volume 2 Various Artists 1
2002 Swing Swing Swing Various Artists 1
2004 Christmas Cocktails Various Artists 1
2004 NEA Jazz Masters Various Artists 1
2006 125 Blues Hits Various Artists 1
2008 Giants of the Big Band Era Various Artists 1
2010 Geniesser Lounge - Bar Jazz Collection - Late Night Experience Various Artists 1
2010 Hip Hop and Jazz Mixed Up S. Mos 2
2011 Electro Swing Republic Swing Republic 5 1
2012 The Very Best of the Big Band Era Various Artists 1
2013 Ella Fitzgerald: The Voice of Jazz Ella Fitzgerald 1
2017 100 Songs For a Centennial Ella Fitzgerald 1
All That Jazz Various Artists 1
Best of the Big Bands Various Artists 1
Big Band Christmas Various Artists 1
Jazz Panorama Various Artists 1
Nicky the Jazz Cat Various Artists 1

Album + Compilation

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1960 A Century of American Music Various Artists 1
1964 The Definitive Jazz Scene, Volume 1 Various Artists 2
1967 RCA Victor Jazz/The First Half-Century: The 40's Various Artists 1
1970 Frank Sinatra Frank Sinatra 1
1971 The Swing Era: The Music of 1937-1938 Various Artists 1
1975 Black Giants Various Artists 1
1978 Great Vocalists of the Big Band Era Various Artists 1
1978 The Pablo Collection Various Artists 1
1981 The Greatest Big Band Themes Various Artists 1
1985 A Story of the Giants of Jazz Various Artists 1
1985 Jazz Like You've Never Heard It Before Various Artists 1
1986 CBS Jazz Masterpieces - Sampler, Volume 1 Various Artists 1
1986 Columbia Jazz Masterpieces - Sampler, Volume One Various Artists 1
1987 Compact Jazz: The Sampler Various Artists 1
1987 CBS Jazz Masterpieces: Sampler, Volume 2 Various Artists 1
1987 CBS Jazz Masterpieces: Sampler, Volume 3 Various Artists 1
1987 From Spirituals to Swing: Carnegie Hall Concerts 1938/1939 Various Artists 2
1987 Jazz Street 2 Various Artists 1
1987 Prime All-Time-Hits: Jazz and Blues Club, Volume 1 Various Artists 1
1987 Prime All-Time-Hits: Jazz and Blues Club, Volume 3 Various Artists 1
1987 These Were Our Songs: The Late '30s Various Artists 3
1988 Best of Big Bands Various Artists 1
1988 Classic Jazz Piano (1927-1957) Various Artists 1
1988 In the Mood, Vol. 2 Various Artists 1
1988 Let's Dance: 24 Swinging Favourites of the Big Band Era Vol. 1 Various Artists 1
1988 The Big Big Big Big Bands: Swing Back with Their Hits, Vol. 6 Various Artists 1
1989 The Jazz Masters: 27 Classic Performances From the Columbia Jazz Masterpieces Series Various Artists 1
1989 16 All-time Jazz Sessions 8 Various Artists 1
1989 All That Jazz Various Artists 1
1989 Big Band Bash Various Artists 1
1989 Big Bands Golden Era, Volume 1 Various Artists 1
1989 Big Bands Golden Era, Volume 2 Various Artists 1
1989 Dance With the Big Bands, Volume 1 Various Artists 1
1989 From the Southland Cafe: Boston 1940 Various Artists 1
1989 Jazzfeelings, Volume 1 Various Artists 1
1989 Le Top des artistes de jazz Various Artists 3
1989 Les plus grands moments du Jazz Various Artists 2
1989 Prime All-Time-Hits: Jazz and Blues Club, Volume 6 Various Artists 1
1989 Saxophone Various Artists 1
1989 Stereoplay Special CD 42: Swing Various Artists 1
1989 The Great American Composers: George & Ira Gershwin Various Artists 1
1990 Jazz-Club: Trumpet Various Artists 1
1990 男の言葉と女の沈黙~第九章 何故、そんな嘘を Various Artists 1
1990 Hollywood Collection Various Artists 1
1990 Les Plus Grands Moments du Jazz, Volume 2 Various Artists 2
1990 Schmuse-Jazz Various Artists 2
1990 Swing Out Various Artists 1
1990 That's Jazz Various Artists 1
1990 The Boogie Woogie Various Artists 1
1990 The Essential Big Bands Various Artists 1
1991 75 All Time Jazz Sessions Various Artists 1
1991 Big Band Compilation Various Artists 1
1991 Big Band Memories: 1945–1969 Various Artists 2
1991 Jazz-Club Mainstream: Big Bands Various Artists 1
1991 Verve Jazz Box Various Artists 1
1992 Telarc Collection Volume 4 Various Artists 1
1992 Mr. Excitement! Jackie Wilson 1

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