Hall of Fame (Count Basie album)

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Hall of Fame
Hall of Fame (Count Basie album).jpg
Studio album by Count Basie and His Orchestra
Released 1959
Recorded January 5 & 11 and June 26 & 27, 1956
Fine Sound, New York City
Genre Jazz
Length 45:02
Label Verve
MGV 8291
Producer Norman Granz
Count Basie chronology
Metronome All-Stars 1956
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Hall of Fame
(1956)
Basie in London
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Hall of Fame is an album by pianist/bandleader Count Basie and His Orchestra recorded in 1956 and first released on the Verve label in 1959.[1][2][3][4]

Reception[edit]

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

AllMusic awarded the album 3 stars.[5]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Blues Inside Out" (Ernie Wilkins) - 6:37
  2. "Big Red" (Wilkins) - 3:50
  3. "Trick or Treat" (Wilkins) - 4:15
  4. "Lady in Lace" (Frank Foster) - 4:37
  5. "Flute Juice" (Wilkins) - 3:09
  6. "Lollypop" (Neal Hefti) - 3:10
  7. "Slats" (Wilkins) - 4:44
  8. "Move" (Denzil Best) - 3:28
  9. "Dolphin Bip" (Reunald Jones) - 3:14
  10. "Stompin' and Jumpin'" (Wilkins) - 2:49
  11. "Low Life" (Johnny Mandel) - 5:09
  • Recorded at Fine Sound in New York City on January 5, 1956 (track 2), January 11, 1956 (tracks 1, 3-5 & 8-10), June 26, 1956 (tracks 7 & 11) and June 27, 1956 (track 6)

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Edwards, D. & Callahan, M. Discography of the Verve, Clef, Down Home and Norgran Labels, accessed November, 20, 2015
  2. ^ Kitora, R., Count Basie Discography, accessed November, 20, 2015
  3. ^ Verve Records Catalog: 8200 series, accessed November, 20, 2015
  4. ^ Big Band Paradise, accessed November, 20, 2015
  5. ^ a b Allmusic listing, accessed November 20, 2015