Count Basie – Live At Birdland – July 2, 1956 – NBC Radio: All-Star Parade of Bands – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Count Basie this week. From his stint at Birdland in the Summer of 1956, and as broadcast as part of the weekly All-Star Parade of Jazz series on...
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