Count Basie Plays The Music Of Neal Hefti

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Since around 1955, jazz musicians rarely play the hit pop tunes of their time. telling stories about his life. The music will include Clark with Count Basie, Oscar Peterson, Benny Carter, Duke Elli.

Barzie picked up Falcone at the airport and immediately played the tape. "Tell me who this is," Barzie. through his Rat Pack days in Las Vegas and his mid-career recordings with Count Basie and Nel.

The show is based on a Neil. COUNT BASIE: THE KING OF SWING (Presentation) In conjunction with The Grammy Museum’s exhibit Count Basie: The King Of Swing, which closes on April 16, the museum prese.

Last Wednesday, when Brown and friends began to play, it was a good bet that the wait staff outnumbered the audience. A sea of empty tables indicated that the downtown office crowd hadn’t yet gotten o.

"I chose music. Count Basie. Others include Morton’s favorites such as Barbra Streisand’s "Hello Dolly" and tracks by the Grateful Dead. Morton confesses to being a "fanatic" about getting the volu.

But the roles she was considered for were maids and mammies, stereotypes that Lena refused to play. Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Billie Holiday, and Quincy Jones, to name just a few. Brimming with.

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Toward the end of the evening, we played Neal Hefti’s immortal Count Basie arrangement of “L’il Darlin’,” dead slow, but still lilting. Came time for the trumpet solo, and we saxophones drop down low.

The photographer William Claxton, who chronicled the West Coast jazz scene in beautifully evocative images, and composer-arranger Neal Hefti, whose swinging arrangements defined an insouciant, carefre.

The band played together with power, precision and swing inspired by Count Basie, but its drive exceeded the Basie. A pair of gifted 22-year-old arrangers, pianist Ralph Burns and trumpeter Neal He.

Count Basie and His Orchestra Play Neal Hefti. Complete Basie-Hefti Studio Sessions 1951-1962. Including the Columbia, Clef, and Verve sides, plus the Roulette albums The Atomic Mr. Basie, Basie Plays Hefti, and the Verve album On My Way & Shoutin Again

Ok, so first, the music. While this isn’t Bennett’s, nor the Basie Band’s greatest album, by any means, it’s still good. It’s not hard swinging, but a light swinging, somewhere between ballads and swingers, suitable to Bennett’s vocal style.

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We feature music by Duke Ellington, John Coltrane, Ben Webster, Irene Reid, Johnny Hodges, Bertha Hope, Roger Kellaway, Count Basie. O’Neal in the first hour. We will play tributes to.

A free, public concert will open the season of the award-winning Washington State University jazz big bands at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 2, in the Kimbrough Music Building. Big Band; Neal Hefti’s classi.

More events Frank Sinatra Jr. in concert with Rutgers Jazz Ensemble Rutgers Jazz Ensemble will play with special guest. s collaborative recordings with Count Basie and Duke Ellington, with arrangem.

Indeed, looking back, it’s clear that Taylor, Joni Mitchell, Randy Newman, Carole King, Willie Nelson, Leonard Cohen, Neil Young and Paul. swing era predecessor, Count Basie. That balance of care a.

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Thielemans, 86, accompanied by the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, played a moving. swinging facsimile of Count Basie’s band to honor Young by playing the standard "Li’l Darlin" and "Splanky," wr.

He has played lead trumpet in the famed One O’Clock Lab Band directed by Neil Slater, and studied with Keith Johnson and the Legendary Don (Jake) Jacoby. After a two-month stint with the Glenn Miller.

Los Angeles-based singer-songwriter, composer and author Don Breithaupt joins Preston Frazier for a Something Else! Sitdown to discuss his band. George Shearing, Count Basie and Duke Ellington as a.

The University Singers will perform "Ave Maria" by Anton Bruckner and "Va, Pensiero" from "Nabucco" by Giuseppe Verdi; directed by James Stegall, professor of music. The JSO will play "April in Paris".