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COUNT BASIE AND HIS ORCHESTRA-AFRIQUE.
dereksmusicblog ♦ February 19, 2014 ♦ 2 Comments
COUNT BASIE AND HIS ORCHESTRA-AFRIQUE. By 1970, Count Basie was sixty-six and a legend of jazz. The Grammy Award winner had achieved just about everything. Count Basie had come a long way since he dropped out of school to play the piano at a silent movie theatre. Soon, he was playing regularly. Whether it was …