Count Basie - How Long Blues / Boogie Woogie mp3 album
Boogie Woogie is a compilation album containing four 10-inch, 78 rpm records of Boogie-woogie music. The songs on the album were recorded over a period of three years from 1936 to 1939, then released in 1941 on this compilation album by Columbia Records (C44). Artists featured on the album include Harry James, Count Basie, Big Joe Turner, and the three prominent boogie-woogie pianists of the time, Albert Ammons, Pete Johnson, and Meade Lux Lewis.
Blues & Boogie Woogie 1937-1947. Leroy Carr, Traditional. feat: Count Basie & His Rhythm Section. 11. Cafe Society Blues.
stand-alone 78 RPM disc not part of album set both sides recorded November 9, 1938. Matrix, Runout (A-side label): (64735). How Long Blues, Boogie Woogie (Shellac, 10").
Watch the video for How Long Blues from Count Basie's Ken Burns "The War" for free, and see the artwork, lyrics and similar artists. William "Count" Basie (August 21, 1904– April 26, 1984) was a jazz pianist, organist, composer, and bandleader. As a pianist, he had a distinctive and influential style (the song title "Splanky" is an onomatopoetic reference to the sound of his playing), equally at home in the barrelhouse and the concert hall. Willie "The Lion" Smith, James P. Johnson, and Fats Waller were among his influences.
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That year Basie formed his own jazz orchestra, and in 1936 took them to Chicago for a long engagement and their first recording. He led the group for almost 50 years, creating innovations like the use of two "split" tenor saxophones, emphasizing the rhythm section, riffing with a big band, using arrangers to broaden their sound, and others. Boogie-woogie is not strictly a solo piano style; it can accompany singers and be featured in orchestras and small combos. It is sometimes called "eight to the bar", as much of it is written in common time (4/4) time using eighth notes (quavers) (see time signature).
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|A||How Long Blues
Written-By – Armstrong*
Written-By – Smith*
- Published By – Chappell
NotesPiano Solo, with Guitar, Bass and Drums Accompaniment
Barcode and Other Identifiers
- Matrix / Runout (Label side A): 64731
- Matrix / Runout (Label side B): 64735
- Rights Society: MCPS
- Matrix / Runout (Runout A): 64731A
- Matrix / Runout (Runout B): 64735A
|2355||Count Basie||Boogie Woogie / How Long How Long Blues (Shellac, 10")||Decca||2355||US||1938|
|BM 02762||Count Basie||How Long Blues / Boogie Woogie (Shellac, 10")||Decca||BM 02762||UK||Unknown|
|60.246||Count Basie||How Long Blues / Boogie Woogie (Shellac, 10")||Decca||60.246||France||Unknown|
|MU 60246||Count Basie||How Long Blues / Boogie Woogie (Shellac, 10")||Decca||MU 60246||France||Unknown|
|82098||Count Basie||How Long Blues / Boogie Woogie (Shellac, 10")||Brunswick||82098||Germany||Unknown|