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COUNT BASIE


COUNT BASIE
 
This is a screen capture of Count Basie at the piano from the movie "Rhythm and Blues Revue". 1955.


SUMMARY
 
Full Name: William Basie
 
 
Description: Band Leader, Pianist, Organist, Composer, USA
Known For: His hit in 1947 was a song called "Open The Door Richard".
 
Instruments: Pianist
Music Styles: Jazz
 
Location: United States of America
 
Web Site: http://www.soulwalking.co.uk/Count%20Basie.html
 
Date Born: 21st August 1904
Location Born: Red Bank, New Jersey, United States of America
 
Date Died: 26th April 1984
Location Died: Hollywood, Florida, United States of America
Cause Of Death: Not Known
Memorial: The Count Basie Theatre in his hometown of Red Bank, New Jersey was named in his honor.
 
Summary: Basie's theme songs were "One O'Clock Jump" and "April In Paris". On September 11, 1996 the U.S. Post Office issued a Count Basie 32 cents postage stamp.
 
Photo Comments: The above image is in the public domain.
 
 
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