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The Essential Count Basie, Vol. 2


Download links and information about The Essential Count Basie, Vol. 2 by Count Basie. This album was released in 1987 and it belongs to Jazz genres. It contains 16 tracks with total duration of 45:27 minutes.

Artist: Count Basie
Release date: 1987
Genre: Jazz
Tracks: 16
Duration: 45:27
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No. Title Length
1. I Can't Believe That You're In Love With Me 2:39
2. Clap Hands, Here Comes Charlie 2:26
3. Dickie's Dream 3:05
4. Lester Leaps In 3:10
5. The Apple Jump 2:55
6. I Left My Baby 3:11
7. Volcano 2:48
8. Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea 2:31
9. I Never Knew 2:37
10. Tickle Toe 2:36
11. Louisiana 2:23
12. Easy Does It 3:25
13. Let Me See 2:44
14. Blow Top 2:52
15. Gone With "What" Wind 2:44
16. Super Chief 3:21



A fine sampler of the 1939-40 Count Basie orchestra, it features such classic performances as "Dickie's Dream," "Lester Leaps In" and "Tickle Toe." Lester Young and fellow tenor Buddy Tate, trumpeters Buck Clayton and Harry Edison, and trombonist Dickie Wells all have their chances to star; they can't help swinging with that light but solid Basie rhythm section. Count's Columbia recordings deserve to be reissued in full (with all of the alternate takes), but until CBS gets around to it, this is a good introduction to that period.