This is a great cd with a wonderfully swinging set by Sammy with Count Basie. This import cd is wonderfully remastered in 24bit/96kHz for full rich sound. I was suprised to find out that a couple of the songs on the cd were actually different versions than on the original LP (which I own)/5(28). Label: Verve Records - 1 • Format: Vinyl LP, Reissue, Stereo • Country: Europe • Genre: Jazz • Style: Swing, Big Band Sammy Davis* • Count Basie - Our Shining Hour (Vinyl) | Discogs Explore/5(9). JR. & COUNT BASIE SAMMY DAVIS - our shining hour - sioprovcabradeperfscormarcodenmenssol.co Music. Skip to main content. Try Prime CDs & Vinyl Go Search EN Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Orders Try Prime Cart. Today's Deals Your sioprovcabradeperfscormarcodenmenssol.co Gift Cards Help Whole Foods Registry Sell Disability Customer Support /5(21).
Once the musicians found what they liked, they usually were able to repeat it using their "head arrangements" and collective memory. Next, Basie played at the Savoywhich was noted more for lindy-hoppingwhile the Roseland was a place for fox-trots and congas. Basie had Holiday, and Webb countered with the singer Ella Fitzgerald. Throughout the fight, which never let down in its intensity during the whole fray, Chick took the aggressive, with the Count playing along easily and, on the whole, more musically scientifically.
Undismayed by Chick's forceful drum beating, which sent the audience into shouts of encouragement and appreciation and casual beads of perspiration to drop from Chick's brow onto the brass cymbals, the Count maintained an attitude of poise and self-assurance. He constantly parried Chick's thundering haymakers with tantalizing runs and arpeggios which teased more and more LP from his adversary.
The publicity over the big band battle, before and after, gave the Basie band a boost and wider recognition. A few months later, Holiday left for Artie Shaw 's band.
Hammond introduced Helen Humeswhom Basie hired; she stayed with Basie for four years. Basie's man band began playing at the Famous Doora mid-town nightspot with a CBS network feed and air conditioningwhich Hammond was said to have bought the club in return for their booking Basie steadily throughout the summer of Their fame took a huge leap.
On February 19,Count Basie and his Orchestra opened a four-week engagement at Southland in Boston, and they broadcast over the radio on 20 February. Dance hall bookings were down sharply as swing began to fade, the effects of the musicians' strikes of —44 and began to be felt, and the public's taste grew for singers. Basie occasionally lost some key soloists. However, throughout the s, he maintained a big band that possessed an infectious rhythmic beat, an enthusiastic team spirit, and a long list of inspired and talented jazz soloists.
The big band era appeared to have ended after the war, and Basie disbanded the group. For a while, he performed in combos, sometimes stretched to an orchestra. He reformed his group as a piece orchestra in This group was eventually called the New Testament band. Basie credited Billy Eckstinea top male vocalist of the time, for prompting his return to Big Band.
He said that Norman Granz got them into the Birdland club and promoted the new band through recordings on the MercuryClefand Verve labels. Basie's new band was more of an ensemble group, with fewer solo turns, and relying less on "head" and more on written arrangements.
Basie added touches of bebop "so long as it made sense", and he required that "it all had to have feeling". Behind the occasional bebop solos, he always kept his strict rhythmic pulse, "so it doesn't matter what they do up front; the audience gets the beat". Inthe band made its first European tour. Jazz was especially appreciated in France, The Netherlands, and Germany in the s; these countries were the LP grounds for many expatriate American jazz stars who were either resurrecting their careers or sitting out the years of racial divide in the United States.
Neal Hefti began to provide arrangements, notably " Lil Darlin' ". By the mids, Basie's band had become one of the preeminent backing big bands for some of the most prominent jazz vocalists of the time. InBasie released the live album Count Basie at Newport. It was released by Roulette Records, then later reissued by Capitol Records.
Later that year, Basie appeared on a television special with Fred Astairefeaturing a dance solo to " Sweet Georgia Brown ", followed in January by Basie performing at one of the five John F. Kennedy Inaugural Balls. The Count Album) the Dukeeach providing four numbers from their play books. During the balance of the s, the band kept busy with tours, recordings, television appearances, festivals, Las Vegas shows, and travel abroad, including cruises.
Some time aroundBasie adopted his trademark yachting cap. Through steady changes in personnel, Basie led the band into the s. Basie made a few more movie appearances, such as the Jerry Lewis film Cinderfella and the Mel Brooks movie Blazing Saddlesplaying a revised arrangement of "April in Paris". Basie was a member of Omega Psi Phi fraternity.
They were divorced sometime before Some time in or beforethe now single Basie returned to New York City, renting a house at West th Street, Manhattan, as evidenced by the census.
Inthey moved to Queens. Their only child, Diane, was born February 6 She was born with cerebral palsy and the doctors claimed she would never walk. The couple kept her and cared deeply for her, and especially through her mother's tutelage Diane learned not only to walk but to swim.
Albans, Queens. She was 67 years old. Count Basie died of pancreatic cancer in Hollywood, Florida on April 26, at the age of Basie hitched his star to some of the most famous vocalists of the s and s, which helped keep the Big Band sound alive and added greatly to his recording catalog.
Jimmy Rushing sang with Basie in the late s. Ella Fitzgerald made some memorable recordings with Basie, including the album Ella and Basie! With the New Testament Basie band in full swing, and arrangements written by a youthful Quincy Jonesthis album proved a swinging respite from her Songbook recordings and constant touring she did during this period.
Sinatra later said of this concert "I have a funny feeling that those two nights could have been my finest hour, really. It went so well; it was Album) thrilling and exciting". Basie also recorded with Tony Bennett in the late s. Basie also toured with Bennett, including a date at Carnegie Hall.
Other notable recordings were with Sammy Davis Jr. One of Basie's biggest regrets was never recording with Louis Armstrongthough they shared the same bill several times. The play closed a couple of days before this recording was made. New York! Sammy makes the gender-reversal work nicely, breezing through the tricky lyrics, all while the Basie band wails in fine support, Blues For Mr. Charlie - Sammy Davis Jr. & Count Basie - Our Shining Hour (Vinyl.
The Girl From Ipanema: Sammy loved everything that was in fashion, and that included the bossa nova craze of the s. The result is a winner, though — a great sax solo probably by Sal Nistico is a highlight.
It is also readily available for download and on streaming platforms. Sammy was clearly disappointed at the state of his voice during this period. He convinced Capitol to let him re-record songs from the Golden Boy Cast Album in early when his voice sounded better.
But with Verve not being his regular label, he was out of luck with this album. You get to hear some of Sammy's fancy foot work along with Count's solo piano. The band come's in with a roar at the end. Can't get no better! He's right. If you like the big band sound and standard tune's this is a good choice. Try it! Great album and arrived in great shape.
Load more international reviews. This is a great cd with a wonderfully swinging set by Sammy with Count Basie. I was suprised to find out that a couple of the songs on the cd were actually different versions than on the original LP which I own. This import cd has the exact versions as on the original LP. One song which is different between the cd versions is New York City Blues at around This Japanese mini-LP set is absolutely a must-have for fans of great lounge Jazz.
Last song did not play. You can't beat the combination of Sammy Davis Jr. A swinging 60's set, great energy. As a jazz fan I loved this album. If you enjoy the sound of either you will like this CD.
I like it and listen often to it often. This CD just feels like you are listening to something special. Two pros at there best. You've read the top international reviews. Customers who bought this item also bought. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Unlimited One-Day Delivery and more. There's a problem loading this menu at the moment. Learn more about Amazon Prime. Back to top.
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This is one of popular entertainer Sammy Davis, Jr's best jazz-oriented albums, featuring Davis with the Count Basie Orchestra performing arrangements by Quincy sioprovcabradeperfscormarcodenmenssol.counately, the personnel of the Basie band is not given, but the orchestra mostly acts as a prop behind Davis much of the time anyway. The singer is heard in top form on "Teach Me Tonight," "Work Song," and "Keepin' Out of. Tracks My Shining Hour Teach Me Tonight Work Song Why Try To Change Me Now Blues For Mr. Charlie April In Paris New York City Blues You're Nobody Till Somebody Loves You She's A Woman (W-O-M-A-N) The Girl . Discogs で Sammy Davis* / Count Basie - Our Shining Hour に関するリリース、レビュー、クレジット、楽曲などを発見し、Sammy Davis* / Count Basie のコレクションを完成させましょう。.
This is one of popular entertainer Sammy Davis, Jr's best jazz-oriented albums, featuring Davis with the Count Basie Orchestra performing arrangements by Quincy sioprovcabradeperfscormarcodenmenssol.counately, the personnel of the Basie band is not given, but the orchestra mostly acts as a prop behind Davis much of the time anyway. The singer is heard in top form on "Teach Me Tonight," "Work Song," and "Keepin' Out of.
Mar 16, · Our Shining Hour - Sammy Davis Jr. / Count Basie () Clarinet, Alto Saxophone – Marshall Royal, Baritone Saxophone – Charlie Fowlkes; Sammy Davis Jr. / Count Basie - Blues For Mr. Oct 04, · Our Shining Hour – SAMMY DAVIS JR & COUNT BASIE**** My Shining Hour/Teach Me Tonight/Work Song/Why Try To Change Me Now/Blues For Mr Charlie/April In Paris/ New York City Blues/You’re Nobody Till Someone Loves You/She’s A Woman/The Girl From Ipanema/Keepin’ Out Of Mischief Now/Bill Basie Won’t You Please Come Home. Our Shining Hour.
PERFORMER "Sammy Davis & Count Basie" INDEX 00 INDEX 01 TRACK 05 AUDIO TITLE "Blues For Mr. Charlie" PERFORMER "Sammy Davis & Count Basie" INDEX 00 INDEX 01 TRACK 06 AUDIO TITLE "April In Paris" PERFORMER "Sammy Davis & Count Basie" INDEX 00 INDEX 01 TRACK 07 AUDIO TITLE "New York City Blues.
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Sammy Davis/Count Basie - Our Shining Hour - LP Vinyl Album Product details. Vinyl; Number of Discs (Blues for Mr. Charlie and The Work Song). ・デーヴィスの唄だけ録音し直した（数曲はオリジナルのままのような気がする）「Sammy Davis, Jr. and Count Basie」という似て非なるアルバム /5(28).
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