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Basie, Count, 1904-1984

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View Resource ‘One More Once’: A Centennial Celebration of the Life and Music of Count Basie

Despite the regal title that would later become his calling card, William ‘Count’ Basie grew up in the fairly regular world of Red Bank, New Jersey at the turn of the 19th century. His seven decade career saw him as a featured player in the wild and wooly world of Kansas City’s thriving jazz scene in the 1920s and as an internationally known pianist and band leader who had ensembles named after...