Count Basie and His Orchestra

Copyright 2017, J. David Goldin

These are all the examples of this program in the radioGOLDINdex database. These listings are accurate as of October 29, 2017. The programs are listed chronologically, partial dates appear first, unknown dates appear last.


5227. Count Basie and His Orchestra. June 30, 1937. Mutual net. Sustaining. A band remote from The Savoy Ballroom, New York City. A great swing performance. The announcer sounds like a nasal Al Jolson. The first tune is, "Moten Swing" followed by "Shout and Feel It." Count Basie and His Orchestra, Billie Holiday (vocal), Jimmy Rushing (vocal), Buck Clayton (trumpet), Bobby Moore (trumpet), George Hunt (trombone), Dan Minor (trombone), Earl Warren (alto sax, vocal), Jack Washington (alto sax), Herschel Evans (clarinet, tenor sax), Lester Young (clarinet, tenor sax), Freddy Green (guitar), Walter Page (bass), Joe Jones (drums), Howard Doyle (announcer). 27:00. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

5228. Count Basie and His Orchestra. November 3, 1937. CBS net. Sustaining. A band remote from the Meadowbrook, Cedar Grove, New Jersey. The first tune is, "Moten Swing," followed by, "One O'Clock Jump." Count Basie and His Orchestra, Billie Holiday (vocal), Jimmy Rushing (vocal). 20 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

7170. Count Basie and His Orchestra. August 1938. CBS net. A composite band remote taken from three different broadcasts, originating from The Famous Door, New York City. Count Basie and His Orchestra. 22 minutes. Audio condition: Very good. Complete as above.

95541. Count Basie and His Orchestra. October 23, 1938. CBS net. Sustaining. A band remote from "The Famous Door," New York City. The first tune heard is, "Do You Want To Jump, Children?" followed by, "The Blues In B" and "I Never Knew." The final 9:54 of the program. Count Basie and His Orchestra, Jimmy Rushing (vocal), John Laing (announcer). 9:54. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Excerpt.

5226. Count Basie and His Orchestra. February 20, 1940. NBC net. Sustaining. A band remote from the Southland Cafe, Boston. Count Basie and His Orchestra, Helen Humes (vocal), Jimmy Rushing (vocal). 22 minutes. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Incomplete.

94140. Count Basie and His Orchestra. May 13, 1944. Mutual net. Sustaining. A band remote from The Blue Room of The Hotel Lincoln, New York City. The first tune is, "Tush." Count Basie and His Orchestra, Thelma Carpenter (vocal), Jimmy Rushing (vocal), Earl Warren (vocal). 25:49. Audio condition: Very good. Incomplete.

94761. Count Basie and His Orchestra. May 14, 1944. Mutual net. Sustaining. A band remote from the Blue Room of the Hotel Lincoln, New York City. "Ain't Misbehavin'" and "Jumpin' For Maria" are heard. Count Basie and His Orchestra. 7:07. Audio condition: Very good. Excerpts.

94795. Count Basie and His Orchestra. May 25, 1944. Sustaining. A band remote, possibly from the Blue Room of the Hotel Lincoln, New York City. The first tune is, "Blue Lou." Count Basie and His Orchestra, Jimmy Rushing (vocal), Earl Warren (vocal). 24:33. Audio condition: Very good. Incomplete.

94794. Count Basie and His Orchestra. May 27, 1944. Sustaining. A band remote from the Blue Room of the Hotel Lincoln, New York City. The first tune is, "Broadway." Count Basie and His Orchestra. 26:45. Audio condition: Very good. Incomplete.

94762. Count Basie and His Orchestra. July 16, 1944. The Count plays, "Blue Skies" and "Wild Bill Boogie." Count Basie and His Orchestra, Jimmy Rushing (vocal). 5:13. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Excerpt.

20308. Count Basie and His Orchestra. 1952. NBC net. Sustaining. A band remote from the Blue Note, Chicago. The date is approximate. Count Basie and His Orchestra, Joe Williams (vocal). 17 1/2 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

20307. Count Basie and His Orchestra. 1952. NBC net. Sustaining. A band remote from the Blue Note, Chicago. The program was possibly broadcast in the Spring of 1952. The first tune is, "Bleep, Blop, Blue." Count Basie and His Orchestra, Jim Lowe (announcer), Joe Newman (trumpet), Eddie Lockjaw Davis (tenor sax). 24:32. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

299. Count Basie and His Orchestra. December 16, 1956. CBS net. Sustaining. A band remote from Birdland, New York City. Count Basie and His Orchestra, Joe Williams (vocal). 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

81776. Count Basie and His Orchestra. December 30, 1956. CBS net. Sustaining. A band remote from Birdland, New York City. The first tune is, "Bluesarama." Count Basie and His Orchestra, Joe Williams (vocal). 23:39. Audio condition: Good to very good. Complete.

81778. Count Basie and His Orchestra. February 10, 1957. CBS net. Sustaining. A band remote from Birdland, New York City. The first tune is, "Bluesarama." Count Basie and His Orchestra, Joe Williams (vocal), Dick Noel (announcer). . Audio condition: Very good. 24

683. Count Basie and His Orchestra. December 31, 1957. CBS net. Sustaining. 11:00 P. M. A band remote from Birdland, New York City. The first tune is, "Bluesarama." Count Basie and His Orchestra, Joe Williams (vocal). 18:21. Audio condition: Very good. Incomplete.

11623. Count Basie and His Orchestra. August 1962. The program originates from Gothenberg, Sweden. This is possibly not a broadcast, but a concert. Count Basie announces the tunes. The concert runs about fifty minutes and is followed by an eight minute excerpt of a Count Basie band remote from Birdland, New York City (possibly dated June 27 or June 28, 1961). Count Basie and His Orchestra, Symphony Sid (announcer). 58 minutes. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete as above.

11624. Count Basie and His Orchestra. January 1, 1964. CBS net, WKAT, Miami aircheck. Sustaining. A band remote from Basin Street East, New York City. Part of the 36th annual New Year's Eve band remotes on the CBS network. Count Basie and His Orchestra. 14:48. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

11626. Count Basie and His Orchestra. December 25, 1965. WNEW, New York. Sustaining. A band remote from Basin Street East, New York City. Count Basie and His Orchestra, Tony Bennett (vocals), William B. Williams (announcer). 1 hour. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

856. Count Basie and His Orchestra. December 31, 1965. CBS net. Sustaining. A band remote from the Pic Congress Hotel in Chicago. 11:15 to 11:30 P.M. Count Basie and His Orchestra. 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

11628. Count Basie and His Orchestra. December 31, 1966. ABC-TV net audio aircheck. Sponsored by: Participating Sponsors. A band remote from The Riverboat, New York City. Possibly dated December 31, 1968. This may be part of a longer program. Count Basie and His Orchestra. 48 minutes. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Apparently complete.

11627. Count Basie and His Orchestra. January 1, 1968. CBS net. Sustaining. A band remote from The Riverboat, New York City. Part of the 40th annual New Year's Eve band remotes on the CBS network. Count Basie and His Orchestra. 25 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

44757. Count Basie and His Orchestra. Program #AS-51. Lang-Worth transcription. 1. I've Had This Feeling Before 2. I Couldn't Sleep a Wink Last Night (vocal: Earle Warren) 3. I Found a New Baby. Count Basie and His Orchestra, Earle Warren. 11:23. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

20313. Count Basie and His Orchestra. ABC net, WLAN, Lancaster Pennsylvania origination. A band remote from American Legion Park, Ephrata, Pennsylvania. The first selection is, "You For Me." Count Basie and His Orchestra, Frankie Foster (tenor sax). 27:48. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

Report contains 24 programs.