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The Count Basie Orchestra
personnel as of 11/9/2002, Holland America Maasdam Jazz Cruise
Conductor

Grover Mitchell (trombone)
Trumpets
William “Scotty” Barnhart, Shawn Edmonds, Endre Rice, Michael Williams (lead)
Trombones
David Keim, Clarence Banks, Alvin Walker, William Hughes,
Saxophones
Doug Miller (tenor), Kenny Hing (tenor), Marshall McDonald (alto), John Kelson (lead alto), John Williams (baritone)
Rhythm section
Tony Suggs (piano), James Leary (bass), Butch Miles (drums), Will Matthews (guitar
)
Vocals
Jamie Davis

links to websites that are dedicated to Count Basie and/or the Count Basie Orchestra.

http://www.duke.edu/~ymm/basi.html
http://www.mamajazz.org/pages/biobasie.html
http://www.pbs.org/jazz/biography/artist_id_basie_count.htm
http://www.soros.org.mk/mk/skopje/jazz/en/count.htm
http://www.harlem.org/people/basie.html
http://encyclopedia.smartengine.com/shell/smartpage/Count_Basie
http://members.tripod.com/~isaziz/index.html
http://www.ejazzlines.com/store.cfm?d=3039&c=5510&m=0&do=list
http://www.vervemusicgroup.com/verve/artist.asp?aid=2674
http://www.tuxjunction.net/countbasie.htm
http://www.allmusic.com/cg/x.dll?p=amg&sql=B6072

The Count Basie Orchestra
personnel as of 2/15/2002, on “Duke Ellington Day” at the University of Michigan Jazz Festival
Conductor:
Grover Mitchell;
Trumpets: William "Scotty" Barnhart, Shawn C. Edmonds, Endre Rice, Michael P. Williams:
Trombones: Clarence Banks, William Hughes, David Keim, Alvin Walker:
Saxophones: John Kelson, Doug Lawrence, Marshall McDonald, Doug Miller, John Williams:
Vocals: Jamie Davis:
Rhythm: Piano: Tony Suggs; Guitar: Will Matthews; Bass: James Leary; Drums: Butch Miles.
Press à  http://www.jazzhope.com/Review_2002_02_15_CBO.htm

 

A few recent recordings:
reference-> http://www.mamajazz.org/pages/biobasie.html

Count Basie Orchestra: Swing Shift
Count Basie Orchestra directed by Grover Mitchell | Mama Records (MFM1027 1999)
Swing Shift Tracks

1. Burnin'
2.
Easy Go
3.
Four For Basie
4.
Lonesome Lover Blues
5.
Swee' Pea
6. Walkin' Proud
7. Drum Thing
8. Warm Velvet
9. Blues For Royalty
10. The Very Thought Of You
11. Road Runner
12. Rompin' And Rollin'
13. Blood Count
14. Blues On Top


Count Basie Orchestra: Count Plays Duke
Count Basie Orchestra directed by Grover Mitchell | Mama Records (MFM1024 1998) ~ Grammy Award Winner 1999
Count Plays Duke Tracks
Take the 'A' Train;
It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got that Swing);
I Got It Bad and That ain't Good;
Let A Song Go Out of My Heart;
Just Squeeze Me (But Don't Tease Me);
Do Nothing Till You Hear From Me;
The Star-Crossed Lovers;
Love You Madly,
In A Sentimental Mood,
Cottontail,
Paris Blues,
Mood Indigo,
I'm Just A Lucky So and So
Count Plays Duke Personnel
Grover Mitchell: Director/Trombone;
Trumps: William Barnhart, Robert Ojeda, Michael Williams, Shawn Edmonds
Bones: David Keim, Clarence Banks, Alvin Walker, William Hughes (Bass Trombone)
Saxys: Doug Miller: Tenor Sax/Flute; John Williams: Bari Sax/Bass Clarinet, Kenny Hing: Tenor Sax/Clarinet; John Kelson: Alto Sax, and one more Saxy: Brad Leali: Alto Sax/Clarinet;
Rhythm: Terrance Conley: Piano; James Leary: Bass; Butch Miles: Drums; Will Matthews: Guitar;
Special Guest Frank Wess: Flute/Alto Saxophone; Allyn Ferguson: Arrangement.

The Count Basie Orchestra: At Long Last/Rosemary Clooney
Count Basie Orchestra directed by Grover Mitchell | Concord Records/Concord Jazz (1998) ~ with Rosemary Clooney
At Long Last Tracks
Just In Time,
Like Someone in Love,
Willow Weep for Me,
Lullaby of Broadway,
Old Devil Moon,
Everything Happens to Me,
I Want to be a Sideman,
In the Wee Small Hours of the Morning,
How About You,
The Man That Got Away,
Seems Like Old Times,
Guess I'll Hang My Tears Out to Dry,
It Just Happened to Happen to Me,
I Got Rhythm,
Gypsy In My Soul,
If Swing Goes I Go Too.
At Long Last Personnel
Grover Mitchell: Director/Trombone;
Trumps: William Barnhart, Robert Ojeda, Michael Williams, Shawn Edmonds
Bones: David Keim, Clarence Banks, Alvin Walker, William Hughes (Bass Trombone):
Saxy: Doug Miller: Tenor Sax/Flute; John Williams: BariSax/Bass Clarinet, Kenny Hing: Tenor Sax/Clarinet; John Kelson: AltoSax,
and one more Saxy: Brad Leali: Alto Sax/Clarinet;
Rhythm: Terrance Conley and John Oddo: Piano; James Leary: Bass; Butch Miles: Drums; Will Matthews: Guitar;
Special Guest Frank Wess: Flute/Alto Saxophone; Allyn Ferguson, John Oddo, Peter Matz: Arrangement.

 

This next “recordings of Count Basie” information comes from
http://www.counterpoint-music.com/Catalogues/Jazz/jazz.b/basie/index.htmlßpress
Go to the site, it has pull downs of song tracks…it is unbelievable the information found here.

Count Basie:
piano, organ