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World Famous
Count Basie Orchestra
Directed by Grover Mitchell



Recorded live at the
20th Annual
New Trier High School
Jazz Festival

Saturday, Feb. 8, 2003
Program length: 1 hour, 16 min.

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This concert was recorded and archived with all necessary legal agreements between New Trier High School, 
Count Basie Orchestra Enterprises, 
and the
American Federation of Musicians, including necessary 
pension payments as per AFM B-7 requirements and the Electronic 
Media Services Division of AFM, Local 802. 
All performing musicians were compensated for their
 live Internet performance and the subsequent archiving of this concert. 

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SOME JAZZ HISTORY of the BASIE BAND!
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Live TV broadcast Kinescope 
recorded in 1957
(Duration 15 min.)
Includes...
Coleman Hawkins, Ben Webster
Jo Jones, Freddy Green
Roy Eldridge, Dickie Wells
Count Basie
Billie Holiday is seen
walking around the studio

For booking information:
Aaron A. Woodward, III CEO
or
Ms. Dee Askew VP & GM
Tel: 973 275-0529  Fax: 973 275-0530

e-mail: Abasiedaskew@aol.com
or http://us.f108.mail.yahoo.com/ym/Compose?To=aaw3@countbasie.info&YY=36918&order=down&sort=date&pos=0&view=a&head=b

Musicians
() indicates year joined CBO
* indicates performed with Count Basie

Leader
Grover Mitchell* ('62)

Alto Saxes

John Kelson  ('98)
Marshall McDonald ('01)

Tenor Saxes
Doug Miller ('89)
Kenny Hing* ('78)

Baritone Sax
John Williams* ('70)

Trumpets
Scotty Barnhart ('93)
Michael Williams ('87)
Sean Edmonds ('96)
Endre Rice ('02)

Trombones
Bill Hughes* ('56)
Clarence Banks* (84)
Alvin Walker ('95)
David Keim ('96)

Piano
Tony Suggs ('99)

Bass
James Leary* ('82)

Guitar
Will Matthews ('96)

Drums
Butch Miles* ('75)

Guest Vocalists
 Don and Alicia Cunningham
(For this performance)

Contractor
Doretha Askew


New Trier High School Student
Audio/Video Production Crew
SOUNDTRAKS
Video Switching: Matt Siegfried
Audio Engineering: Scott Steiner 
House Sound Engineer: Nic Meyer: 
Camera Operators: Andy Hadro, Mike Milanov
Cliff Helm, Mark Ducommun
Digital Archiving: Andy Hadro, Matt Siegfried
SOUNDTRAKS Faculty Advisors:
James Warrick, Peter Rosheger


Concert Photos





Photos by Jim Warrick (New Trier High School)



What follows are links to websites that are dedicated to Count Basie and/or the
Count Basie Orchestra.

Send us more links when you find them and we will post them, making this the most complete
Count Basie Orchestra resource
website in the world!

http://www.duke.edu/~ymm/basi.html

http://www.mamajazz.org/pages/biobasie.html

http://www.pbs.org/jazz/biography/artist_id_basie_count.htm

http://www.soros.org.mk/mk/skopje/jazz/en/count.htm

http://www.harlem.org/people/basie.html

http://encyclopedia.smartengine.com/shell/smartpage/Count_Basie

http://members.tripod.com/~isaziz/index.html

http://www.ejazzlines.com/store.cfm?d=3039&c=5510&m=0&do=list

http://www.vervemusicgroup.com/verve/artist.asp?aid=2674

http://www.tuxjunction.net/countbasie.htm

http://www.allmusic.com/cg/x.dll?p=amg&sql=B6072