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April in Paris / Count Basie and his orchestra.

Basie, Count, 1904-1984 (Performer). Harburg, E. Y. (Edgar Yipsel), 1896-1981 (Added Author). Green, Freddie, 1911-1987 (Added Author). Foster, Frank, 1928-2011 (Added Author). Wilkins, Ernie. (Added Author). Wess, Frank, 1922-2013 (Added Author). Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974 (Added Author). Newman, Joe. (Added Author). Bauzá, Mario, 1911-1993 (Added Author). Sampson, Edgar, 1907-1973 (Added Author). Woodlen, Bobby. (Added Author). Hefti, Neal. (Added Author). Duke, Vernon, 1903-1969 Walk a little faster. April in Paris. (Added Author). Count Basie Orchestra. (Performer).

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  • 5 of 5 copies available at Bibliomation. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Kent Memorial Library - Suffield.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Kent Memorial Library - Suffield CD BIG BAND BASIE (Text to phone) 32518111672443 Adult CD Available -

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General Note:
Jazz.
Tracks 1-10 originally released as MG V-8012; tracks 11-17 are previously unissued alternate takes.
Compact disc.
Program notes by Chris Albertson and from the original LP ([14] p. : ill.)--inserted in container.
Formatted Contents Note:
April in Paris / Vernon Duke, E.Y. Harburg (arr. by William Davis) (3:47) -- Corner pocket / Freddie Green (5:15) -- Didn't you / Frank Benjamin Foster III (4:43) -- Sweetie cakes / Ernest Brooks Wilkins (3:58) -- Magic / Frank Wellington Wess (3:06) -- Shiny stockings / Frank Foster (5:14) -- What am I here for? / Duke Ellington (3:19) -- Midgets / Joseph Dwight Newman (3:13) -- Mambo Inn / Mario Bauza, Edgar Melvin Sampson, Bobby Woodlen (3:23) -- Dinner with friends / Neal Hefti (3:05) -- April in Paris / Vernon Duke, E.Y. Harburg (3:45) -- Corner pocket / Freddie Green (4:59) -- Didn't you? / Frank Benjamin Foster III (4:50) -- Magic / Frank Wellington Wess (3:42) -- Magic / Frank Wellington Wess (3:50) -- What am I here for? / Duke Ellington (4:06) -- Midgets / Joseph Dwight Newman (3:11).
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Original recordings produced by Norman Granz.
Participant or Performer Note:
Count Basie, piano, and his orchestra.
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Recorded July 26, 1955 (tracks 1-4 and 11-13), Jan. 4, 1956 (tracks 5-8 and 14-17), and Jan. 5, 1956 (tracks 9-10), at Fine Sound, New York City.
Subject: Jazz > 1951-1960.
Big band music.
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