The Count Basie Orchestra is a 16 to 18 piece big band, one of the most prominent jazz performing groups of the swing era, founded by Count Basie in and recording regularly from Despite a brief disbandment at the beginning of the s, the band survived long past the Big Band era itself and the death of Basie in Genres: Jazz, big band, swing.
DOORS PM • SHOWTIME PM. Tony Bennett’s life and philosophy is the embodiment of the Great American Story. Having celebrated his 93 rd birthday on August 3 rd , his career as the pre-eminent singer of the 20th and 21st centuries is unprecedented. He continues to be embraced and loved by audiences of all generations.