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One O'Clock JumpThis was Basie's first orchestra, before Freddie Green and Harry Edison joined, when the blues seemed an infinite text and pieces opened with a full...One O'Clock JumpJazzThis was Basie's first orchestra, before Freddie Green and Harry Edison joined, when the blues seemed an infinite text and pieces opened with a full...1990-05-04
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One O'Clock Jump

Genre: Jazz; Lead Performer: Count Basie; Producer (group): Decca

This was Basie’s first orchestra, before Freddie Green and Harry Edison joined, when the blues seemed an infinite text and pieces opened with a full chorus of Basie’s spare but jubilant Fats Waller-inspired piano. The music on this reissue is A+, no question, but because of the short playing time and atrocious remastering, you might do better to search out The Best of Count Basie (MCA).

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