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Basie Jazz is an album by pianist/bandleader Count Basie recorded in 1952 and released on the Clef label in 1954.[1][2] Selections from this album were also released on the 1956 Clef LPs The Swinging Count! and Basie Rides Again!.

Basie Jazz
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Studio album by
Released1954
RecordedJuly 22 & 26 and December 12, 1952
Fine Sound, New York City
GenreJazz
LabelClef
ProducerNorman Granz
Count Basie chronology
The Swinging Count!
(1952)
Basie Jazz
(1954)
Basie Rides Again!
(1952)

ReceptionEdit

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic     [3]

AllMusic awarded the album 3 stars.[3]

Track listingEdit

  1. "Extended Blues" (Count Basie, Oscar Peterson) - 5:58
  2. "Be My Guest" (Ernie Wilkins) - 3:03
  3. "Blues for the Count and Oscar" (Basie, Peterson) - 3:10
  4. "Oh, Lady Be Good!" (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) - 2:26
  5. "I Want a Little Girl" (Murray Mencher, Billy Moll) – 2:54
  6. "Song of the Islands" (Charles E. King) - 2:52
  7. "Goin' to Chicago" (Count Basie) - 3:22
  8. "Sent for You Yesterday and Here You Come Today" (Count Basie, Eddie Durham, Jimmy Rushing) - 3:13
  9. "Bread" (Wilkins) - 2:33
  10. "There's a Small Hotel" (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart) - 3:33
  11. "Tippin' on the Q. T." (Buck Clayton) - 3:33
  12. "Blee-Blop Blues" (A. K. Salim) - 3:03

Recorded at Fine Sound Studios in New York City on July 22 (tracks 9-12), July 26 (tracks 1-3) and December 12 (tracks 4-8), 1952

PersonnelEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Edwards, D. & Callahan, M. Clef Label Discography, accessed November, 18, 2015
  2. ^ Clef Records Catalog: 600 series, accessed November, 18, 2015
  3. ^ a b Allmusic listing, accessed November, 18, 2015