Back with Basie

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Back with Basie
Back with Basie.jpg
Studio album by Count Basie and His Orchestra
Released 1962
Recorded December 1960 and July 1, 13, 25 & 26, 1962
New York City
Genre Jazz
Length 40:00
Label Roulette
Producer Teddy Reig
Count Basie chronology
Easin' It
(1962)
Back with Basie
(1962)
Basie in Sweden
(1962)

Back with Basie (subtitled More Hit Performances of the '60s) is an album released by pianist, composer and bandleader Count Basie featuring tracks recorded in 1962 (with one from 1960) and originally released on the Roulette label.[1][2]

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic3/5 stars[3]

AllMusic awarded the album 3 stars.[3]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Peppermint Pipes" (Frank Wess) - 3:15
  2. "Thanks for the Ride" (Roy Alfred) - 3:40
  3. "The Elder" (Thad Jones) - 7:00
  4. "Summer Frost" (Wess) - 3:06
  5. "The Touch of Your Lips" (Ray Noble) - 3:15
  6. "Bluish Grey" (Jones) - 4:56
  7. "One Note Samba" (Antonio Carlos Jobim, Newton Mendonça) - 4:09
  8. "I Got It Bad (and That Ain't Good)" (Duke Ellington) - 3:15
  9. "Matte Jersey" (Frank Foster) - 3:55
  10. "Red Hot Mama" (Ernie Wilkins) - 3:29
  • Recorded in New York City in December 1960 (track 10), July 1, 1962 (tracks 3, 4 & 8), July 13, 1962 (tracks 2 & 9), July 25, 1962 (track 5 & 6) and July 26, 1962 (tracks 1 & 7)

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Edwards, D. & Callahan, M. Roulette Album Discography, Part 3, accessed November, 5, 2015
  2. ^ Kitora, R., Count Basie Discography, accessed November, 5, 2015
  3. ^ a b Allmusic listing, accessed November, 5, 2015