The Big Band, Vol. 2

Milt Jackson And Count Basie

The Big Band Vol 2
  • CAT # OJCCD-741-25

    1. 9:20 Special 5:11
    2. Moonlight Becomes You 7:35
    3. Shiny Stockings 4:55
    4. Blues For Me 6:41
    5. Every Tub 2:28
    6. Easy Does It 3:26
    7. Lena And Lenny 3:53
    8. On The Sunny Side Of The Street 3:59
    9. Back To The Apple 4:30
    10. I'll Always Be In Love With You 4:16

As in Volume 1 (OJCCD-740-2) of this collaboration of swing-masters, the repertoire is made up of the best of 40 years of the Basie book. From the lilt of “9:20 Special” to the sentiment of “I’ll Always Be in Love with You,” the partnership of Jackson and Basie produced intensity of swing and feeling in all moods and all tempos. The album includes notable performances of Eddie Durham and Basie’s “Every Tub” and Quincy Jones’s “Lena and Lenny,” classics revived from Basie bands of the 1930s and 1960s.

with Bill Hughes, Mel Wanzo, Fred Wesley, Dennis Wilson, Waymon Reed, Lyn Biviano, Sonny Cohn, Pete Minger, Danny Turner, Bobby Plater, Eric Dixon, Charlie Fowlkes, Kenny Hing, Freddie Greene, John Clayton, Butch Miles

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