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Bass and Basse do Basie and Beyond

Submitted by Eigo on Wed, 05/11/2016 - 10:53 am

The great Count Basie said, “If you play a tune and a person don’t tap their feet, don’t play the tune.” He could have easily been referring to Dave Bass and David Basse. Each artist’s music causes countless toes to tap, and now, performing together, they present a night of the Count’s music, their own tunes ... and beyond.

Frank Sinatra/Count Basie Reprise recordings coming from Concord

Submitted by press on Wed, 08/24/2011 - 8:47 pm

By the early 1960s, Frank Sinatra and Count Basie had already cemented their respective reputations as two of the most versatile and enduring entertainers of the 20th century. When these two titans united in the studio for recordings on Reprise — Sinatra’s own label, which he’d launched at the start of the decade — the results were historic.

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