This One's for Basie

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This One's for Basie
Studio album by Buddy Rich
Released January 9, 1957
Recorded August 24–25, 1956
Genre Jazz
Length 40:53
Label Norgran
Producer Norman Granz
Buddy Rich chronology
Buddy Rich Sings Johnny Mercer
This One's for Basie
Buddy Rich Just Sings
Alternative cover & title
Verve re-issue
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]

This One's for Basie is a 1957 studio album by Buddy Rich and an eleven piece orchestra, recorded in tribute to bandleader Count Basie.[2] The album was re-issued by Verve in the 1950s and again (retitled Big Band Shout) in the 1960s (but without "Blues for Basie").

Track listing[edit]

LP side A

  1. "Blue and Sentimental" (Count Basie, Mack David, Jerry Livingston) – 4:49
  2. "Down for Double" (Freddie Green) – 4:10
  3. "Jump for Me" (Basie) – 5:45
  4. "Blues for Basie" (Harry "Sweets" Edison) – 7:20

LP side B

  1. "Jumpin' at the Woodside" (Basie) – 6:26
  2. "Ain't It the Truth" (Basie, Buster Harding, Jack Palmer) – 3:01
  3. "Shorty George" (Basie, Andy Gibson) – 5:14
  4. "9:20 Special" (William Engvick, Earle Warren) – 4:34