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Lollypop - Count Basie - The Neal Hefti Sessions (CD)

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  1. Hefti, who achieved success in commercial popular music and in jazz, was in jazz terms indelibly associated with the new Count Basie Orchestra of the 50s. From to , when Basie recorded mainly for the Clef and Verve labels, Heftis subtle compositions eased Basies band evolution into a new, rather stylized ensemble sound, with a solid.
  2. Li ' l Darlin '" (copyrighted in as "Lil' Darlin ' ") is a jazz standard, composed and arranged in by Neal Hefti for the Count Basie Orchestra and first recorded on the album, The Atomic Mr. Basie (Roulette Records.
  3. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the CD release of Count Basie And His Orchestra Play Neal Hefti. Complete Basie-Hefti Studio Sessions on Discogs.
  4. Basie 8 & 16 () The Count! () The Swinging Count! () The Count! is an album by pianist/bandleader Count Basie recorded in and released on the Clef label in
  5. Among the best were sessions with singer Joe Williams in that were captured on the album, Count Basie Swings “If it weren’t for Neal Hefti, the Basie band wouldn’t sound as good as.
  6. inclusion on Concord Jazz’s new album. If only Count Basie could have adapted in big-band arrangements the songs of talent like, say, Justin Timberlake, Prince, Beyonce or Adele. But The Count Basie Orchestra does play Adele’s “Hello” on All About That Basie. The performance isn’t an instrumental repetition of the way Adele sings the hit.
  7. In October , Count Basie recorded the album E=MC2, also known as The Atomic Mr. Basie. It became one of the top-hit LPs by the Basie band and featured splendid arrangements and compositions by Neal Hefti (), who had been working for the band since
  8. Count Basie And His Orchestra Neal Hefti Basie his own band did not attain the same level of success as the famous bands he arranged for, he did receive a Grammy nomination for his own album Jazz Popswhich included recordings of "Li'l Darlin," "Cute," and "Coral Reef". It .

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