Month: May 2018
Cat Anderson, Cootie Williams, Herbie Jones – Trumpet….
Ray Nance -Trumpet, Violin….
Lawrence Brown, Chuck Connors, Buster Cooper – Trombone….
Jimmy Hamilton, Tenor sax, Clarinet….
Russell Procope, Alto sax, Clarinet….
Johnny Hodges – Alto sax….
Paul Gonsalves – Tenor sax….
Harry Carney – Baritone sax, Clarinet, Bass Clarinet….… Read Full Article
I am a victim of identity theft and fraud. I’m not exactly sure how it happened. But the whole experience was a real hassle.
In February, I received a letter from ERC, a debt collector claiming that I owed Comcast Cable Communications LLC $1,759.05 because I was delinquent.… Read Full Article
As the drummer for the Count Basie Orchestra, Butch Miles became renowned for his imagination, swinging big band style, and relentless energy. He’s also worked with legends Sammy Davis, Jr., Dave Brubeck, Mel Torme, Ella Fitzgerald, Woody Herman, and many other jazz greats.… Read Full Article
COUNT BASIE and his Orchestra Live in Europe, Paris, 1981 (0:55)
Piano, direction: Count Basie
Trumpets: Sonny Cohn, Pete Minger, Darle Carley, Frank Szabo
Trombones: Bill Hugues, Dennis Wilson, Grover Mitchell, Booty Wood
Saxophones: Bobby Plater, Danny Turner, Kenny Hing, Eric Dixon, John Williams
Guitar: Freddie Green
Bass: Cleveland Eaton II
Drums: Gregg Field, Jo Jones (on Splanky)
01.… Read Full Article
These days. The Karnak Temple Complex, commonly known as Karnak (/ˈkɑːr.næk/), comprises a vast mix of decayed temples, chapels, pylons, and other buildings in Egypt. Construction at the complex began during the reign of Senusret I in the Middle Kingdom and continued into the Ptolemaic period, although most of the extant buildings date from the New Kingdom.… Read Full Article
Harry Greb outclassed and handed New York’s idol Gene Tunney his only defeat on May 22, 1922
By Nick Bond
FRIDAY the thirteenth proved unlucky for old Battling Levinsky that cold January night in 1922. The veteran, having lost his world heavyweight title to Georges Carpentier, was trying to get back on top again.
The first concert of bandleader/pianist William ‘Count’ Basie and his Count Basie Orchestra at the North Sea Jazz Festival 1979 features great solos by bassist John Clayton and drummer Butch Miles.
Basie did two concerts at the festival, one month before his 75th birthday.… Read Full Article