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
(1956)Buddy Rich Sings Johnny Mercer1956
This One's for Basie
Buddy Rich Just Sings
(1957)Buddy Rich Just Sings1957
Alternative cover & title
Verve re-issue
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