William James "Count" Basie (August 21, 1904 – April 26, 1984) was an American jazz pianist, organist, bandleader, and composer. His band backed legendary vocalists like Ella Fitzgerald, Frank Sinatra, and Tony Bennett.
Big Band Jazz
The large ensemble sound
Old School Jazz
Pre-bop -- the very roots of Jazz
Melodies & Memories
Easy listening pop from the '50s and '60s
Top 50 Jazz Albums of All Time
Every track from the landmark LPs of Jazz history
The golden age of bebop, hard bop, and cool jazz
Composers: The Beatles
Jazz artists' take on John, Paul, George and Ringo
Burnin' fast jazz to motivate you. Nothing under 200 BPM!
A Great Day in Harlem
Jazz greats in the famous 1958 "Great Day in Harlem” photo
Billie Holiday Centennial
For the 100th anniversary of her birth, lots of versions of songs made legendary by Lady Day
Beautiful, sophisticated, and relaxing Jazz
Straight Ahead Jazz
The 'lingua franca' of the jam session: 4/4 time and walking bass
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