Count Basie

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01Geoffrey Smith's Jazz20121125

01Geoffrey Smith's Jazz2012112520141228 (R3)

In 1936, The Count Basie Band came sweeping out of the West, to amaze America with great soloists such as Lester Young, and the most swinging rhythm section in jazz. In the first of two programmes, Geoffrey Smith celebrates the Basie effect with that original band, followed next week by the Count's famous crew from the 1950s and 60s.

First broadcast in 2012.

01Geoffrey Smith's Jazz2012112520141228 (R3)

In 1936, The Count Basie Band came sweeping out of the West, to amaze America with great soloists such as Lester Young, and the most swinging rhythm section in jazz. In the first of two programmes, Geoffrey Smith celebrates the Basie effect with that original band, followed next week by the Count's famous crew from the 1950s and 60s.

First broadcast in 2012.

01Geoffrey Smith's Jazz20121125

01Geoffrey Smith's Jazz2012112520141228 (R3)

In 1936, The Count Basie Band came sweeping out of the West, to amaze America with great soloists such as Lester Young, and the most swinging rhythm section in jazz. In the first of two programmes, Geoffrey Smith celebrates the Basie effect with that original band, followed next week by the Count's famous crew from the 1950s and 60s.

First broadcast in 2012.

01Geoffrey Smith's Jazz20121125

Geoffrey Smith celebrates Count Basie's work with his original Orchestra.

In 1936, The Count Basie Band came sweeping out of the West, to amaze America with great soloists such as Lester Young, and the most swinging rhythm section in jazz. In the first of two programmes, Geoffrey Smith celebrates the Basie effect with that original band, followed next week by the Count's famous crew from the 1950's and 60's.

02Geoffrey Smith's Jazz20121201

02Geoffrey Smith's Jazz2012120120150104 (R3)

Geoffrey Smith showcases Count Basie's 'New Testament' band of the 1950s and 60s.

In the second of two programmes celebrating Count Basie, Geoffrey Smith showcases his "New Testament" band of the 1950s and 60s, which topped the charts with such powerhouse hits as "April in Paris" and "Lil Darlin.".

02Geoffrey Smith's Jazz20121201

02 LASTGeoffrey Smith's Jazz20121201

In the second of two programmes celebrating Count Basie, Geoffrey Smith showcases his "New Testament" band of the 1950s and 60s, which topped the charts with such powerhouse hits as "April in Paris" and "Lil Darlin.".