Count Basie Sextet with Helen Humes


You guys - this really is so great. This was the inspiration for our Level 3+ Solo Jazz class this month. This is a great clip, just a few songs by Basie & the gang and the great and I would say underrated Helen Humes. In particular, I cried for you really blows me away, but enjoy it all!.


Count Basie - piano

Helen Humes - Vocal

Clark Terry - trumpet

Wardell Gray - tenor sax

Buddy DeFranco - clarinet

Freddie Green - guitar

Jimmy Lewis - bass

Gus Johnson - drums

1. "Basie boogie"

2. "Basie's conversation"

3. "I cried for you"

4. "If I could be with you"

5. "One o'clock jump"

Recorded - Studio Films Telesciption - 1951

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