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Basie, Count, 1904-1984

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

 Collection
Identifier: IJS-0162

Scope and Contents: This collection contains 291 open reel audio recordings. The recordings consist of mostly Chicago-area live performances (1952-1958). Performers include Duke Ellington, Johnny Hodges, Woody Herman, Arnett Cobb, Milt Buckner, Louis Jordan, Stan Kenton, Billy Taylor, Lionel Hampton, Count Basie, Johnny Pate, Donald Shirley, and Horace Henderson. There are also recordings of the Birdland All-Stars from 1955 and 1957, featuring Sarah Vaughn, Count Basie and his orchestra, Erroll Garner, and Bud...
 Collection
Identifier: IJS-0026

Scope and Contents:

This collection contains five film reels and sixty-one audio reels of the 1979 film Last of the Blue Devils directed by Bruce Ricker. The audio recordings include interviews and performances from a 1974 musical gathering at the Mutual Musicians Foundation and a concert by the Count Basie Orchestra at the University of Kansas in Lawrence.

 Collection
Identifier: IJS-0143

Scope and Contents:

This collection is made up of 261 cassette tapes and 258 open reel recordings related to Teddy Reig's career as a producer. Significant portions of this collection are recordings by Count Basie, Stan Getz, and Dizzy Gillespie. This collection also contains audio interviews and autobiographical recordings with Reig.