Label: Roulette - RB-1 • Series: Birdland Series • Format: 2x, Vinyl LP, Compilation, Mono • Country: US • Genre: Jazz • Style: Big Band
The basic idea was for the modern Basie big band to re-record some its classics from the s and '40s as a Maraveyas Ilegál - Welcome To Greece of its 25th anniversary. Singer Joe Williams had stepped in some years before to replace the great Jimmy Rushing. Co-produced for reissue by Michael Cuscuna and Billy Verathis set's two discs include the original double LP in gorgeously balanced bit remastered sound and three bonus tracks in the same vein recorded between and -- among Taps Miller - The Count Basie Orchestra* - The Count Basie Story a stomping version of "Moten Swing," nodding to Basie 's own roots in Bennie Moten 's band in the s.
These sides were hotly contested when originally issued because of the contrast in accents between the band and the later one. The sound is so different that it cannot be compared to the pure and bluesy dance band swing of the originals; it is amped up and brassy, with charts written by Royal or Neal Hefti that stress tempo and sophisticated ensemble playing rather than riff-based solos, busyness, and dynamics.
Energetic Happy Hypnotic. Romantic Sad Sentimental. Sexy Trippy All Moods. Drinking Hanging Out In Love. Introspection Late Night Partying. Rainy Day Relaxation No Control - Dub Inc.* - No Doubt Riddim Trip.
Romantic Evening Sex All Themes. Features Interviews Lists. Streams Videos All Posts. Release Date August 24, Genre Jazz. Recording Date December 13, - July, Track Listing - Disc 1.
Count Basie. Down for Double. Freddie Green. Lester Leaps In. Lester Young. Jumpin' at the Woodside. Taps Miller. Shorty George. Doggin' Around. Avenue C. Buck Clayton. Jive at Five. Rock-A-Bye Basie. Moten Swing. Track Listing - Disc 2. Swingin' the Blues. Tickle Toe. Blue and Sentimental. Time Out. Red Bank Boogie. Every Tub. Dickie's Dream. Texas Shuffle. Out the Window. Boogie Woogie. Good Morning Blues. Down for Double Freddie Green. Lester Leaps In Lester Young.
Jumpin' at the Woodside Count Basie. Avenue C Buck Clayton. Tickle Toe Lester Young.
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