8 CDs (9:12:00) : digital ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (48 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm)
Distributed by EuroArts Music International GmbH
Limited edition, newly digitally remastered.
1 DVD (56 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
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"A leading musician of the swing era and an outstanding representative of the big band style, Count Basie was an eminent bandleader and jazz pianist. He led one of the most enduring swing bands of all time; no other musician was ever more committed to stomping, shouting, swinging, jumping and dragging away the blues than Count Basie. In Swingin' the blues, a distinguished group of Basie alumni, including early band stars Harry "Sweets" Edison, Earle...