Count Basie – Basie At Birdland

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180-gram double LP Remastering by: Ray Staff at Air Mastering, Lyndhurst Hall, London Basie at Birdland is a 1961 live album featuring Count Basie and his famed orchestra playing at Birdland in New York City. Recorded on June 27-28 1961, and released just one month later in July of that year, 'Basie at Birdland' proved once again that Count Basie was one of the world's best p...

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    180-gram double LP

    Remastering by: Ray Staff at Air Mastering, Lyndhurst Hall, London

    Basie at Birdland is a 1961 live album featuring Count Basie and his famed orchestra playing at Birdland in New York City. Recorded on June 27-28 1961, and released just one month later in July of that year, 'Basie at Birdland' proved once again that Count Basie was one of the world's best players, band leaders, and flag bearers of jazz.

    Musicians:
    Marshal Royal, alto saxophone, clarinet
    Frank Wess, alto saxophone, tenor saxophone, flute
    Charlie Fowlkes, baritone saxophone
    Eddie Jones, bass
    Sonny Payne, drums
    Freddie Green, guitar
    Count Basie, piano
    Budd Johnson, Frank Foster, tenor saxophone
    Bennie Powell, Henry Coker, Quentin Jackson, trombone
    Snookie Young, Leonard Johnson, George Cohn, Thad Jones, trumpet

    Recorded live on June 27 & 28, 1961 at Birdland, New York City

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