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CULT CLASSIC: COUNT BASIE AND HIS ORCHESTRA-AFRIQUE.
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Cult Classic: Count Basie and His Orchestra-Afrique. By 1970, sixty-six year old Count Basie was one of the most successful jazz musicians. He had achieved just about everything and had won seventeen Grammy Awards with his Orchestra. Count Basie had come a long way since he dropped out of school to play the piano at a silent movie theatre. Soon, he …