Kansas City Suite

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Kansas City Suite
Kansas City Suite.jpg
Studio album by Count Basie & His Orchestra
Released 1960
Recorded September 6, 1960
Los Angeles, CA
Genre Jazz
Length 35:31
Label Roulette
SR 52056
Producer Teddy Reig
Count Basie chronology
The Count Basie Story
(1960)The Count Basie Story1960
Kansas City Suite
(1960)
Count Basie/Sarah Vaughan
(1961)Count Basie/Sarah Vaughan1961

Kansas City Suite (subtitled The Music of Benny Carter) is an album released by pianist, composer and bandleader Count Basie featuring tracks recorded in 1960 and originally released on the Roulette label.[1][2]

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic4.5/5 stars[3]

AllMusic awarded the album 4½ stars and its review by Scott Yanow states, "The band swings throughout as usual, with concise solos adding color to this memorable modern session".[3]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Benny Carter

  1. "Vine Street Rumble" - 3:33
  2. "Katy-Do" - 4:19
  3. "Miss Missouri" - 5:10
  4. "Jackson County Jubilee" - 2:30
  5. "Sunset Glow" - 2:27
  6. "The Wiggle Walk" - 3:53
  7. "Meetin' Time" - 3:23
  8. "Paseo Promenade" - 3:23
  9. "Blue Five Jive" - 3:56
  10. "Rompin' at the Reno" - 2:14

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Edwards, D. & Callahan, M. Roulette Album Discography, Part 3, accessed November, 3, 2015
  2. ^ Kitora, R., Count Basie Discography - 1960-1969, accessed November, 3, 2015
  3. ^ a b Yanow, Scott. Kansas City Suite – Review at AllMusic. Retrieved November, 3, 2015.