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Count Basie Orchestra

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Count Basie Orchestra

Count Basie Orchestra has been played on NTS shows including guests, with Shiny Stockings first played on 17 January 2018.

The Count Basie Orchestra is an American 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'. A 16 to 18 piece big band, originally including such musicians as Buck Clayton and Lester Young in the line-up,…

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Shiny Stockings
Ella Fitzgerald, Count Basie Orchestra
Verve Records1964
Shiny Stockings
Ella Fitzgerald, Count Basie OrchestraVerve Records1964
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