Kansas City 8: Get Together

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Kansas City 8: Get Together
Studio album by Count Basie
Released 1979
Recorded September 4, 1979
Genre Jazz
Length 43:41
Label Pablo
Producer Norman Granz
Count Basie chronology
A Perfect Match
(1979)A Perfect Match1979
Kansas City 8: Get Together
Kansas City Shout
(1980)Kansas City Shout1980
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars [1]

Kansas City 8: Get Together is a 1979 studio album by Count Basie. [1]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Ode to Pres" (Clark Terry) – 4:07
  2. "Basie's Bag" (Count Basie, Ernie Wilkins) – 9:45
  3. "Swinging on the Cusp" (Terry) – 5:41
  4. "Like It Used to Be" (Basie) – 8:29
  5. "My Main Men" (Basie) – 6:10
  6. "Pretty Time: "I Can't Get Started"/"What Will I Tell My Heart"/"Talk of the Town"/"I Can't Give You Anything But Love"/"I'm Confessin' (That I Love You)" (Ira Gershwin, Vernon Duke)/(Irving Gordon, Jack Lawrence, Peter Tinturin)/(Jimmy McHugh, Dorothy Fields)(Doc Daugherty, Al J. Neiburg, Ellis Reynolds) – 9:35



  1. ^ a b "Allmusic review". Allmusic. All Media Guide. Retrieved 2011-06-15.