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Count Basie

William "Count" Basie (August 21, 1904– April 26, 1984) was a jazz pianist, organist, composer, and bandleader. As a pianist, he had a distinctive and influential style (the song title "Splanky" is an onomatopoetic reference to the sound of his playing), equally at home in the barrelhouse and the concert hall. Willie "The Lion" Smith, James P. Johnson, and Fats Waller were among his influences. As a bandleader, he created an organization (built Read more on

Count Basie has 18 songs that have been featured in movies like 61*, Alice, Amazing Journey: The Story of The Who and Jo Jo Dancer, Your Life Is Calling. What is your favorite song by Count Basie?


Songs from Count Basie

The Kid From Red Bank
Flight Of The Foo Birds
Oh Lonesome Me
Hey Lawdy Mama
Dark rapture
Blue and sentimental
Royal Garden Blues
Skol Sister
Goof Proof
Undecided Blues
The Jitters
Feedin' The Bean
Moten Swing
Jumpin' at the Woodside
Brand New Wagon
Did You See Jackie Robinson Hit That Ball?
L'il Darlin
Kansas City

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