Chairman of the Board (album)

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For the Chairmen of the Board album, see Chairmen of the Board (album).
Chairman of the Board
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Studio album by Count Basie
Released April 18, 1959
Recorded Recorded at Universal Studios, Chicago on March 4, April 28 & 29 andDecember 10 & 11, 1958
Universal Studios, Chicago and Capital Studios, New York
Genre Jazz
Length 42:24
Label Roulette
Producer Teddy Reig
Count Basie chronology
Memories Ad-Lib
(1958)
Chairman of the Board
(1959)
Basie One More Time
(1959)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]

The Chairman of the Board is a 1959 studio album by Count Basie and his orchestra.[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Blues in Hoss' Flat" (Count Basie, Frank Foster) – 3:13
  2. "H.R.H. (Her Royal Highness)" (Count Basie, Thad Jones) – 2:40
  3. "Segue in C" (Frank Wess) – 6:15
  4. "Kansas City Shout" (Henry Wells) – 3:34
  5. "Speaking of Sounds" (Jo Jones) – 3:27
  6. "TV Time" (Frank Foster) – 3:16
  7. "Who, Me?" (Frank Foster) – 5:13
  8. "The Deacon" (Thad Jones) – 4:50
  9. "Half Moon Street" (Frank Wess) – 3:25
  10. "Mutt & Jeff" (Thad Jones, Jack McDuff) – 3:39
  11. "Fair and Warmer" (Harry James, Ernie Wilkins) – 3:35 Bonus track on CD reissue
  12. "Moten Swing" (Bennie Moten, Buster Moten) – 4:51 Bonus track on CD reissue
  • Recorded at Universal Studios, Chicago on March 4, 1958 (Track 1 & 2) and Capital Studios, New York on April 28 (Track 7, 9, 12), April 29 (Track 4, 10, 11), December 10 (Track 5 & 8) and December 11 (Track 3 & 6), 1958.

Personnel[edit]

The Count Basie Orchestra

References[edit]