Count Basie Orchestra: Still carrying the jazz torch
Up on the bandstand, he was all smiles, pounding away at the piano while his orchestra tore through the tunes, the music swinging like a hanged man in a gale. On the NZ On Screen website there's a telling clip of esteemed jazz bandleader Count Basie being interviewed on a tour to New Zealand in 1971.
Start the conversation, or Read more at Stuff.co.nz.
Add your comments below
|Concert in Shenandoah Honors the Dorsey Brothers||13 hr||jimusa||1|
|Guy Lombardo: Life of the New Year's Eve party (Jan '18)||Jan '18||JR TUCKER||1|
|FLASHBACK: Debbie Reynolds Recalls Poor Upbring... (Dec '16)||Feb '17||Karenmama||10|
|Searching for "Big Action" recording (Feb '17)||Feb '17||Mishael||1|
|Big Bands,Charts (Feb '17)||Feb '17||pilikia||1|
|looking for free sheet music (Jun '07)||Jan '17||mendel1||11|
|Senior Saturday concerts in July (Jul '16)||Jul '16||Ttown concerts||1|
Find what you want!
Search Big-Band Forum Now
Copyright © 2018 Topix LLC