On the Road (Count Basie album)

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On the Road
Studio album by Count Basie
Released 1979
Recorded 1979
Genre Jazz
Length 42:16
Label Pablo
Producer Norman Granz
Count Basie chronology
Live in Japan '78
(1978)
On the Road
(1979)
Digital III at Montreux
(1979)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]

On the Road is a 1979 studio album by Count Basie.[2]

At the 23rd Grammy Awards, Count Basie won the Grammy Award for Best Jazz Instrumental Performance, Big Band for On the Road.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Wind Machine" (Sammy Nestico) – 3:16
  2. "Blues for Stephanie" (John Clayton) – 7:01
  3. "John the III" (Bobby Plater) – 4:55
  4. "There Will Never Be Another You" (Mack Gordon, Harry Warren) – 2:59
  5. "Bootie's Blues" (Count Basie, Booty Wood) – 4:00
  6. "Splanky" (Neal Hefti) – 3:42
  7. "Basie" (Ernie Wilkins) – 4:27
  8. "Watch What Happens" (Norman Gimbel, Michel Legrand) – 2:17
  9. "Work Song" (Nat Adderley, Oscar Brown, Jr.) – 4:02
  10. "In a Mellow Tone" (Duke Ellington, Milt Gabler) – 5:37

Personnel[edit]

The Count Basie Orchestra

References[edit]