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Count Basie - Count Basie Plays Quincy Jones & Neal Hefti mp3 album

  • Performer: Count Basie
  • Title: Count Basie Plays Quincy Jones & Neal Hefti
  • Genre: Jazz
  • Country: France
  • Formats: DMF AAC MPC ASF VOX AC3 MP4
  • Style: Big Band, Swing
  • MP3 album: 1926 mb
  • FLAC album: 1899 mb
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Count Basie - Count Basie Plays Quincy Jones & Neal Hefti mp3 album

In 1957, Basie released the live album Count Basie at Newport. April in Paris" (arrangement by Wild Bill Davis) was a best-selling instrumental and the title song for the hit album. The Basie band made two tours in the British Isles and on the second, they put on a command performance for Queen Elizabeth II, along with Judy Garland, Vera Lynn, and Mario Lanza. He was a guest on ABC's. The Pat Boone Chevy Showroom, a venue also opened to several other black entertainers. In addition to Quincy Jones, Basie was using arrangers such as Benny Carter (Kansas City Suite), Neal Hefti (The Atomic Mr Basie), and Sammy Nestico (Basie-Straight Ahead). Frank Sinatra recorded for the first time with Basie on 1962's Sinatra-Basie and for a second studio album on 1964's It Might as Well Be Swing, which was arranged by Quincy Jones.

1. For Lena And Lennie. 6. Has Anyone Here Seen Basie.

The Count Basie Orchestra was in top form for this set of Neal Hefti arrangements. Hefti had been one of the main architects of the new Basie sound of the '50s and on this memorable date he utilizes the flute of Frank Wess prominently. Cute" (heard here in its initial recording) became a standard.

Basie Plays Hefti is a big band music album recording by COUNT BASIE released in 1958 on CD, LP/Vinyl and/or cassette. Count Basie Plays Neal Hefti & Quincy Jones 2LP Verve SVSP39-40 EX/VG 1960s double LP Verve SVSP39-40. Count Basie - Plays Neal Hefti & Quincy Jones - Free UK Post. 33RPM JAZZ Vinyl Count Basie Plays Neal Hefti T492 World record Club Mint Minus.

Count Basie's fondness for Neal Hefti's writing is well known to his fans, as is the bandleader's willingness to devote whole albums to the work of a single composer, as he did with others such as Sammy Nestico, Quincy Jones, and Billy Byers. The first 11 tracks of this CD constitute the 1958 album "Basie Plays Hefti," and the original liner notes are included in the package. The remaining 13 tracks are Hefti charts recorded in several sessions from 1952-56.

Tracklist Hide Credits

Count Basie Plays Quincy Jones
A1 For Lena And Lennie
Written-By – Q. Jones*
A2 Rat Race
Written-By – Q. Jones*
A3 Quince
Written-By – Q. Jones*
A4 Jessica's Day
Written-By – Q. Jones*
A5 The Big Walk
Written-By – Q. Jones*
B1 A Square At The Roundtable
Written-By – Q. Jones*
B2 I Need's To Be Bee'd With
Written-By – Q. Jones*
B3 Meet B.B.
Written-By – Q. Jones*
B4 The Midnight Sun Never Sets
Written-By – Q. Jones*
B5 Muttnik
Written-By – Q. Jones*
Count Basie Plays Neal Hefti
C1 Has Anyone Here Seen Basie
Written-By – N. Hefti*
C2 Cute
Written-By – N. Hefti*
C3 Pensive Miss
Written-By – N. Hefti*
C4 Sloo Foot
Written-By – N. Hefti*
C5 It's Awfully Nice To Be With You
Written-By – N. Hefti*
D1 Scoot
Written-By – N. Hefti*
D2 A Little Tempo, Please
Written-By – N. Hefti*
D3 Late Date
Written-By – N. Hefti*
D4 Count Down
Written-By – N. Hefti*
D5 Bag 'A Bones
Written-By – N. Hefti*
D6 Pony Tail
Written-By – N. Hefti*

Companies, etc.

  • Distributed By – Vogue P.I.P.
  • Printed By – France Imprimerie Sorel
  • Pressed By – Manufacture De Productions Phonographiques Vogue
  • Published By – Chappell


  • Alto Saxophone, Flute – Frank Wess, Marshall Royal
  • Baritone Saxophone – Charlie Fowlkes
  • Drums – Sonny Payne
  • Guitar – Freddie Green
  • Piano – Count Basie
  • Tenor Saxophone – Billy Mitchell, Frank Foster
  • Trombone – Al Grey, Benny Powell, Henry Coker
  • Trumpet – Joe Newman, Snooky Young, Thad Jones, Wendell Culley


Stéréo électronique.

Reissue not before late 70s considering price code VG 304.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (All sides runout stamped): M.P.P.V
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A runout etched): DP 25 A1
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B runout etched): DP 25 A2
  • Matrix / Runout (Side C runout etched): DP 25 B1
  • Matrix / Runout (Side D runout etched): DP 25 B2
  • Rights Society (Disc 1): SACEM SDRM SACD SGDL
  • Price Code: VG 304

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
DP. 25 Count Basie Count Basie Plays Quincy Jones & Neal Hefti ‎(2xLP, Album) Roulette, Vogue DP. 25 France 1975
VJD 558 Count Basie Count Basie Plays Quincy Jones & Neal Hefti ‎(2xLP, Album) Jazz Vogue VJD 558 UK 1958
600108 Count Basie Count Basie Plays Quincy Jones & Neal Hefti ‎(CD, Comp) Roulette, Vogue 600108 France 1986

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