Count Basie

Swing Era (IDVD 1026)

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Swing Era

Count Basie

Swing Era

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DIS 107601

IDVD 1026

JAZZ

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Swing Era

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DVD 14,04 €

Count Basie (1904-1984) came to epitomize the very concept of swing, re-defined the role of the piano in the jazz rhythm section, and also fronted two of the best jazz orchestras ever featuring legends like Lester Young. This astonishing compilation of short films from the Swing era finds the Count fronting one of the best editions of his legendary orchestra. The video is completed with different soundies showcasing other Swing masters: Fats Waller, Louis Armstrong, Joe Turner, Henry "Red" Allen, Gene Krupa, Lucky Millindeer or the dancer Bill "Bojangles" Robinson... Sparks fly! Time: 93.45 PAL/NTSC