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Count Basie & Friends: 100th Birthday Bash

Read "100th Birthday Bash" reviewed by Jack Bowers

To honor the hundredth anniversary of the birth of the incomparable Count Basie (August 21, 1904), Roulette Records has gone to the vaults and unearthed recordings made by the Basie Orchestra and smaller groups spanning the years 1957-62 when the Count was working for Roulette. All of the material on the two-disc set was previously issued, ...