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Count Basie

“I, of course, wanted to play real jazz. When we played pop tunes, and naturally we had to, I wanted those pops to kick! Not loud and fast, understand, but smoothly and with a definite punch.”

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  • Count Basie: Then as Now, Count's the King

    Count Basie: Then as Now, Count's the King

    Gary Keys, 2008
  • The Last of the Blue Devils

    The Last of the Blue Devils