88 Basie Street

88 Basie Street

by Count BasieCount Basie


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One of Basie's final albums, the very appealing title cut seems to sum up his career, a lightly swinging groove with a strong melody. Two small-group performances with guest Joe Pass on guitar and the tenor of Kenny Hing add variety to a particularly strong set.

Product Details

Release Date: 04/30/1994
Label: Ojc
UPC: 0025218680820
catalogNumber: 808
Rank: 79160

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Count Basie   Primary Artist,Piano,Track Performer
Sammy Nestico   Conductor
Danny Turner   Alto Saxophone,Flute
Chris Woods   Alto Saxophone,Flute
Chris Woods   Alto Saxophone,Flute
John Williams   Baritone Saxophone
John Williams   Baritone Saxophone
Cleveland Eaton   Bass
Dennis Mackrel   Drums
Sonny Cohn   Flugelhorn,Trumpet
Bob Summers   Flugelhorn,Trumpet
Frank Szabo   Flugelhorn,Trumpet
Eric Dixon   Flute,Tenor Saxophone
Eric Schneider   Flute,Tenor Saxophone
Joe Pass   Guitar
Kenny Hing   Tenor Saxophone
Count Basie Orchestra   Track Performer
Bill Hughes   Trombone
Grover Mitchell   Trombone
Dennis Wilson   Trombone
Booty Wood   Trombone
Dale Carley   Trumpet
Jim Crawford   Trumpet

Technical Credits

Sammy Nestico   Arranger
Phil Carroll   Art Direction
Phil Carroll   Art Direction
John Williams [double bass]   Contributor
Allen Sides   Engineer
Norman Granz   Producer
Phil DeLancie   Remixing

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