The Count Basie Orchestra is a 16 to 18 piece big band, one of the most prominent jazz performing groups of the swing era, founded by Count Basie in 1935 and recording regularly from 1936. Despite a brief disbandment at the beginning of the 1950s, the band survived long past the Big Band era itself and the death of Basie in 1984. It continues as a 'ghost band'.
The Atomic Mr. Basie (originally called Basie, also known as E MC2 and reissued in 1994 as The Complete Atomic Basie) is a 1958 album by Count Basie and his orchestra. The album is one of Basie's most famous and is critically acclaimed.
Given the paucity of Basie recordings from the '40s issued by his own label, the quality and content of this collection of 14 songs cut exclusively for radio in 1944 is scandalously good. his brief tenure with the Basie band, soloing on tenor sax. Jimmy Rushing and Thelma Carpenter are each featured on two numbers, and Carpenter's bluesy vocals, in particular, are a sultry delight. But the main thrust of this collection is the instrumental work, which, divorced from the three-minute limits of commercial recording, has lots of room for some hot improvisation.
Album · 1995 · 11 Songs. The Count Basie Remembrance Suite: We Be Jammin/Lady Carolyn/State of the Art Swing. 10. One O' Clock Jump.
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|A1||Swingin' The Blues|
|A2||St. Louis Boogie|
|A3||Cheek To Cheek|
|A4||Money Is Honey|
|A5||Shine On, Harvest Moon|
|A6||I Never Knew (I Could Love Anybody Like I'm Loving You)|
|B2||Backstage At Stuff's|
|B3||Me And The Blues|
|B5||Bye, Bye, Baby|
|B6||After You've Gone|
- Baritone Saxophone – Ronald Washington* (tracks: A3, A5, A6, B1, B3, B4, B5, B6)
- Bass – Singleton Palmer (tracks: A3, B4, B6), Walter Page (tracks: A1, A2, A4, A5, A6, B1, B2, B3, B5)
- Drums – Butch Ballard (tracks: A3, B4, B6), Jo Jones (tracks: A1, A2, A4, A5, A6, B1, B2, B3, B5)
- Guitar – Freddie Green
- Piano – Count Basie
- Saxophone – Buddy Tate (tracks: A4, B3, B5), C. Q. Price* (tracks: A3, A4, B4, B5, B6), Earl Warren* (tracks: A3, B4, B6), Preston Love (tracks: A4, B3, B5), Rudy Rutherford (tracks: B3), W. C. Wells (tracks: A4), Bill Parker* (tracks: A3, B4, B6)
- Tenor Saxophone – Paul Gonsalves
- Trombone – William Johnson* (tracks: A4, B3, B5), Dickie Wells (tracks: A3, B4, B6), Eli Robinson (tracks: B3), George Mathews , Melba Liston (tracks: A3, B4), Ted Donnelly (tracks: A3, A4, B3, B4, B5, B6)
- Trumpet – Clark Terry (tracks: A3, B4, B6), Ed Lewis (tracks: A4, B3, B5), Emmett Berry, Gene Young* (tracks: A4, B3, B5), Gerald Wilson (tracks: A3, B4, B6), Harry Edison (tracks: A3, A4, B3, B4, B5, B^), Jimmy Nottingham (tracks: A3, B4, B6)
- Vocals – Ann Moore (tracks: A4, B3, B5), Jimmy Rushing (tracks: A4)
NotesReissue of USA original LP - RCA Camden (CAL-395)
B3 - Recorded January 3rd 1947;
A1, A2, B2 - Recorded May 20th 1947;
A5, A6, B1 - Recorded May 21st 1947;
A4 - Recorded December 8th 1947;
B5 - Recorded December 12th 1947
A3 - Recorded April 11th 1949;
B4 - Recorded June 29th 1949:
B6 - Recorded July 13th 1949
|CAL 395||Count Basie And His Orchestra*||The Count (LP)||RCA Camden||CAL 395||US||1957|
|CAL 395||Count Basie Orchestra||The Count (LP)||RCA Camden||CAL 395||Canada||1958|
|CAL 395||Count Basie And His Orchestra*||The Count (LP, Album, Mono)||RCA Camden||CAL 395||Canada||1957|
|CAL 7053||Count Basie And His Orchestra*||The Count (LP, Album, Mono)||RCA Camden||CAL 7053||Australia||1957|
|CDN 120, CAL-395||Count Basie And His Orchestra*||The Count (LP, Mono)||RCA Camden, RCA Camden||CDN 120, CAL-395||UK||Unknown|