Less is More: Nothin' Swings Like Count Basie
Black History Month Program
Alisa Clancy, host of "A Morning Cup of Jazz on KCSM Jazz 91.1 FM will celebrate Count Basie's contributions to jazz. Basie was a leading figure of the swing era in jazz, and alongside Duke Ellington, an outstanding representative of big band style. His orchestra was characterized by a light, swinging rhythm section that he led from the piano, lively ensemble work, and generous soloing.
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