Count Basie

Count Basie was an influential American jazz pianist, organist, bandleader, and composer. Born on August 21, 1904 in Red Bank, NJ, USA, he made a significant impact on the world of jazz throughout his career. Count Basie's talent and unique style earned him a place among the most celebrated musicians of his time.

As a member of the *Count Basie Orchestra*, he led one of the most renowned big bands in history. His orchestra showcased exceptional musicianship and innovative arrangements that captivated audiences worldwide. Count Basie's contributions to jazz continue to inspire generations of musicians.

With a career spanning several decades until his passing on April 26, 1984 in Hollywood, FL, USA, Count Basie left an indelible mark on the music industry. His legacy lives on through his timeless compositions and unforgettable performances.


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