Count Basie

Count Basie

American jazz musician and composer (1904–1984)
A towering figure in big-band jazz, with a lean piano style and a gift for setting tempos and making a rhythm section swing.
BornAugust 21, 1904
HometownRed Bank, New Jersey, United States of America
SpouseCatherine Morgan (m 1942 - 1983)
ParentsHarvey Lee Basie , Lillian Basie
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MOVIES & TV SHOWS

Basin Street Revue
Basin Street Revue
0h 40min
1956
Rhythm and Blues Revue
Rhythm and Blues Revue
1h 11min
1955
Jazz Icons
Jazz Icons
2012

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