Atomic Swing CD (1999)

Artist: Count Basie

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Specifications

Label Emd/blue Note
SKU 60295663
UPC 724349787124
UPC 14 00724349787124
Format CD
Release Date 1/26/1999
Links
Author Count Basie
Compilation Appearance Anthology Of Big Band Swing 19
Compilation Appearance Capitol Sings Cole Porter
Compilation Appearance Ultimate Collection
Compilation Appearance Too Marvelous For Words
Compilation Appearance Only Big Band Cd You'll Ever N
Compilation Appearance Night Out With Verve
Compilation Appearance Best Of Ken Burns Jazz
Compilation Appearance Cocktails With Cole Porter
Compilation Appearance Jazz After Dark
Compilation Appearance When Radio Was King:big Band Years
Compilation Appearance All Time Greatest Swing Era Songs
Compilation Appearance Giants Of Swing
Compilation Appearance After Hours Jazz
Compilation Appearance Pan Am:music From And Inspired By The
Compilation Appearance Dixieland Swing
Compilation Appearance Swing
Compilation Appearance All Time Greatest Swing Era Songs V2
Compilation Appearance Greatest Songs Of The 1930'S
Compilation Appearance Swinging Big Bands
Compilation Appearance Smooth Jazz
Compilation Appearance Vegas
Compilation Appearance Big Band Best Vol 1
Compilation Appearance Songs Of Bessie Smith:it Don't Mean A
Compilation Appearance Swinging Big Bands Vol 1
Associated Artist/Work Armstrong, Louis
Technical Info
Engineer Bobby Arnold
CatalogID 4978712
Lable Name Blue Note (Label)
Released 01/26/1999
Original Release 1999
Number of Discs 1
SPARE Code n/a
Length 48m : 7s
Mono/Stereo Mixed
Studio/Live Studio
UPC 00724349787124
Musical Guests
Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis
Thad Jones
Frank Foster
Frank Wess
Billy Mitchell
Joe Newman
Freddie Green
Album Notes and Credits
Personnel: Count Basie (piano, arranger); Frank Foster (arranger, tenor & baritone saxophones, bass clarinet); Freddie Green, Buster Harding, Ernie Wilkins, Eddie Durham, Buck Clayton, Quincy Jones, Neal Hefti, Jimmy Mundy (arranger); Frank Wess (alto & tenor saxophones, flute); Marshall Royal (alto saxophone, clarinet); Eric Dixon (tenor saxophone, flute); Billy Mitchell (tenor saxophone, clarinet); Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis (tenor saxophone); Charles Fowlkes (baritone saxophone, flute, bass clarinet); Al Aarons, Sonny Cohn, Fip Ricard, Joe Newman, Thad Jones, Wendell Culley, Snooky Young (trumpet); Al Grey, Quentin Jackson, Benny Powell, Henry Coker (trombone); Freddie Green (guitar); Eddie Jones, Art Davis (bass); Sonny Payne, Gus Johnson (drums).
Producer: Teddy Reig.
Compilation producer: Scott Wenzel.
Recorded between 1957 and 1960.
Personnel: Count Basie (piano); Freddie Green (guitar); Frank Wess (flute, alto saxophone, tenor saxophone); Billy Mitchell (clarinet, tenor saxophone); Marshall Royal (alto saxophone); Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis , Frank Foster , Eric Dixon (tenor saxophone); Charlie Fowlkes (baritone saxophone); Flip Ricard, Joe Newman , Snooky Young, Thad Jones, Wendell Culley (trumpet); Henry Coker, Al Grey, Quentin Jackson, Benny Powell (trombone); Gus Johnson , Sonny Payne (drums).
Audio Remixer: Malcolm Addey.
Recording information: Capitol Studios, New York, NY (10/21/1957-07/03/1962).
Photographer: Paul J. Hoeffler.
Arrangers: Count Basie; Eddie Durham; Ernie Wilkins; Frank Green; Frank Foster ; Freddie Green; Jimmy Mundy; Neal Hefti; Quincy Jones; Buck Clayton; Buster Harding.
Released in 1999 to cash in on the resurgence of interest in swing music among post-baby boomers, Atomic Swing manages to transcend its immediate commercial purpose. It is the first 20-bit remastering of the Roulette library, and the sound quality alone makes it worth picking up. The 13 tracks present were cut by Basie over a six-year period with Morris Levy's Roulette Records, and they're a strong mix despite only three of the numbers coming off of the legendary Atomic Mr. Basie album. Most of the rest is from afterwards -- amazingly, only two of the numbers here -- "The Late, Late Show" and "Taps Miller" -- overlap with Capitol's existing Best of the Roulette Years, so duplication is a minimum, and the sound is amazingly good. The brass on "Moten Swing" and the broader numbers has equally impressive measures of richness and presence, while softer, moodier pieces like "The Midnight Sun Never Sets" display surprising warmth (but Eddie Jones' bass and Freddie Green's guitar also seem very close). There are no notes, but that's not a problem -- the session listing says most of what needs saying. ~ Bruce Eder
Disc 1
1 Daly Jump, The
2 9:20 Special
3 Fair And Warmer
4 I Got It Bad (And That Ain't Good)
5 Out The Window
6 Taps Miller
7 Moten Swing
8 Midnite Sun Never Sets, The
9 Teddy The Toad
10 Rock-A-Bye Basie
11 Late, Late Show, The
12 Back To The Apple
13 Li'l Darlin'

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