Dance Session Album No. 2

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Dance Session Album #2
Dance Session 2.jpg
Studio album by Count Basie
Released 1955
Recorded July 26, 1952 and August 16 & 17, 1954
Fine Sound, New York City
Genre Jazz
Length 34:39
Label Clef
MG C-647
Producer Norman Granz
Count Basie chronology
Dance Session
(1953)
Dance Session Album #2
(1955)
Basie
(1954)

Dance Session Album #2 is an album by pianist/bandleader Count Basie recorded in 1954 (with one track from 1952) and originally released on the Clef label.[1][2][3][4] Selections from this album were also released on the 1956 Clef LPs Basie Roars Again and King of Swing.

Reception[edit]

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

AllMusic awarded the album 3 stars.[5]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Stereophonic" (Ernie Wilkins) - 2:25
  2. "Mambo Mist" (Pat "Chico" Barnes) - 4:07
  3. "Sixteen Men Swinging" (Wilkins) - 3:03
  4. "She's Just My Size" (Wilkins) - 4:32
  5. "You're Not the Kind" (Count Basie) - 3:19
  6. "I Feel Like a New Man" (Manny Albam) - 2:56
  7. "You for Me" (Neal Hefti) - 3:12
  8. "Soft Drink" (Reunald Jones) - 3:08
  9. "Two for the Blues" (Hefti) - 2:50
  10. "Slow But Sure" (Albam) - 3:45

Recorded at Fine Sound Studios in New York City on July 26, 1952 (track 5) and August 15, 1954 (tracks 4 & 6-10) and August 16, 1954 (tracks 1-3)

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Edwards, D. & Callahan, M. Clef Label Discography, accessed November, 18, 2015
  2. ^ Kitora, R., Count Basie Discography, accessed November, 18, 2015
  3. ^ Clef Records Catalog: 600 series, accessed November, 18, 2015
  4. ^ Big Band Paradise, accessed November, 18, 2015
  5. ^ a b Allmusic listing, accessed November, 18, 2015