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Count Basie

 
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Date of Birth: August 21, 1904
Date of Death: April 26, 1984 (79)

Birth Place: Red Bank, NJ, USA

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
1975
Performer

Writing

Composer

Photos

Join our cast in the whimsical world of Dr. Seuss in Phoenix Productions' November re Photo

Join our cast in the whimsical world of Dr. Seuss in Phoenix Productions' November revival of SEUSSICAL, playing at the Count Basie Theatre November 10 - 19th. For tickets, visit www.thebasie.org or call (732) 747-0014.

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11/06/2017
Join our cast in the whimsical world of Dr. Seuss in Phoenix Productions' November re Photo

Join our cast in the whimsical world of Dr. Seuss in Phoenix Productions' November revival of SEUSSICAL, playing at the Count Basie Theatre November 10 - 19th. For tickets, visit www.thebasie.org or call (732) 747-0014.

From: 
Date:
11/06/2017
Join our cast in the whimsical world of Dr. Seuss in Phoenix Productions' November re Photo

Join our cast in the whimsical world of Dr. Seuss in Phoenix Productions' November revival of SEUSSICAL, playing at the Count Basie Theatre November 10 - 19th. For tickets, visit www.thebasie.org or call (732) 747-0014.

From: 
Date:
11/06/2017

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
1975
Performer

Writing
Composer





Count Basie News

Comedian Kathleen Madigan Announces THE BOXED WINE & TINY BANJOS 2023 TOUR Photo Comedian Kathleen Madigan Announces THE BOXED WINE & TINY BANJOS 2023 TOUR
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 12, 2022

Comedian Kathleen Madigan has announced her Boxed Wine & Tiny Banjos 2023 Tour with 23 dates that will kick-off in January 2023.

New Jersey Symphony Opens Centennial Season With Yefim Bronfman, Michelle Cann Photo New Jersey Symphony Opens Centennial Season With Yefim Bronfman, Michelle Cann
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 12, 2022

The New Jersey Symphony and Music Director Xian Zhang open the Symphony's milestone centennial season with a pair of classical programs featuring pianists Yefim Bronfman and Michelle Cann.

Cellist Seth Parker Woods Announces 2022-2023 International Season Highlights Photo Cellist Seth Parker Woods Announces 2022-2023 International Season Highlights
by Stephi Wild - Sep 9, 2022

Cellist Seth Parker Woods announces his 2022-2023 season. Woods has established his reputation as a versatile artist and innovator across multiple genres. His projects delve deep into our cultural fabric, reimagining traditional works and commissioning new ones to propel classical music into the future.  

Cellist Seth Parker Woods Announces 2022-2023 International Season Highlights Includi Photo Cellist Seth Parker Woods Announces 2022-2023 International Season Highlights Including a World Premiere & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 8, 2022

Cellist Seth Parker Woods has announced his 2022-2023 season. Woods has established his reputation as a versatile artist and innovator across multiple genres. His projects delve deep into our cultural fabric, reimagining traditional works and commissioning new ones to propel classical music into the future.

Axelrod Jewish International Film Festival Returns, September 10-22 Photo Axelrod Jewish International Film Festival Returns, September 10-22
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 2, 2022

The 13th Annual Axelrod Jewish International Film Festival opens on Saturday, September 10, 2022, at the Axelrod Performing Arts Center in Deal.

Colorado Jazz Repertory Orchestra Sextet Performs Two Nights of Latin Jazz in Northgl Photo Colorado Jazz Repertory Orchestra Sextet Performs Two Nights of Latin Jazz in Northglenn and Parker
by Stephi Wild - Aug 31, 2022

Join the CJRO Sextet on Friday, September 9 at 7:30 p.m. as we continue our series at the Parsons Theatre in Northglenn by presenting an evening of Samba, Mambo and more!

Canadian Crooner Matt Dusks to Sing Sinatra Across Canada And The U.S. On Tour This F Photo Canadian Crooner Matt Dusks to Sing Sinatra Across Canada And The U.S. On Tour This Fall
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 30, 2022

Multi-award-winning, platinum-selling Matt Dusk will be bringing audiences back to 1960's Las Vegas and one of music's most elegant eras with some of the most recognizable tunes in the American Songbook repertoire. This fall, Dusk will perform in 30 Canadian cities and 7 U.S. cities in the winter of 2023, including Las Vegas.

Renee Elise Goldsberry, Hoobastank & Lit, Peppa Pig, Jay Leno, and More Set For This  Photo Renee Elise Goldsberry, Hoobastank & Lit, Peppa Pig, Jay Leno, and More Set For This Fall at MPAC
by Stephi Wild - Aug 30, 2022

MPAC's 28th season gears up this fall as a diverse lineup of artists get set to take the stage including Tony Winner Renee Elise Goldsberry, blues favorite Robert Cray, Latin Grammy winner Nella, 90s alternative rock groups Hoobastank and Lit, and popular children's shows Peppa Pig and more. We'll even be inviting the afterlife with ghost hunter Amy Bruni!

MUSE/IQUE 2022 LA Composed Brings a Festival Of Los Angeles Music Next Month Photo MUSE/IQUE 2022 LA Composed Brings a Festival Of Los Angeles Music Next Month
by Stephi Wild - Aug 30, 2022

 MUSE/IQUE continues its adventurous yearlong concert series, L.A. Composed: A Festival of Los Angeles Music, Each concert of L.A.Composed  will focus on a different street and the music that is associated with it.

Anne Burnell & Mark Burnell Release New CD TWO FOR THE ROAD Photo Anne Burnell & Mark Burnell Release New CD TWO FOR THE ROAD
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 17, 2022

One of Chicago's most popular and acclaimed musical duos, Anne Burnell and Mark Burnell are releasing their eagerly awaited, long overdue duo CD in twenty-two years entitled TWO FOR THE ROAD. The album was released on August 17th and is available at iTunes, Amazon and streaming outlets Spotify, Pandora, Apple Music and YouTube.

Count Basie Videos

Sammy Miller and The Congregation Share Music Video For 'Shine' VideoSammy Miller and The Congregation Share Music Video For 'Shine'
by Kaitlin Milligan - Dec 6, 2019

Today, Sammy Miller and The Congregation share the music video for their latest single 'Shine,' the first track to be released from their forthcoming debut album Leaving Egypt, out February 7. Tonight, the band opens for Blind Boys of Alabama at the Smith Opera House in Geneva, NY and again on Sunday at the Landmark on Main Street in Port Washington, NY.

Sammy Miller and The Congregation Announce Debut Album 'Leaving Egypt' VideoSammy Miller and The Congregation Announce Debut Album 'Leaving Egypt'
by Abigail Charpentier - Nov 22, 2019

Today, Sammy Miller and The Congregation announced their debut album.

The Waterboys Release OUT OF ALL THIS BLUE, US Tour Starts This Month VideoThe Waterboys Release OUT OF ALL THIS BLUE, US Tour Starts This Month
by Kaitlin Milligan - Sep 6, 2019

Following the release earlier this year of their critically acclaimed album Where The Action Is, The Waterboys release the Out Of All This Blue EP via Cooking Vinyl.

BWW TV: Jim Caruso Gives Backstage Peek of the New Birdland Theater VideoBWW TV: Jim Caruso Gives Backstage Peek of the New Birdland Theater
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 18, 2018

Over the past two weeks, the brand new Birdland Theater has been the place for some very special #friendsandfamily concerts, to prepare for this opening week, starring Lucie Arnaz. The space has a new stage, new sound and lights, new kitchen, new menu and a few new staffers, but the nine unadvertised shows went without a hitch. Below, watch as Birdland's very own Jim Caruso gives BroadwayWorld a behind the scenes look at the new space!

VIDEO: THE GREAT COMET's Lulu Fall Enlists Denee Benton and More for 'Pretty For A Dark Girl' Single
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

D.C.-born vocalist/composer Lulu Fall, actress in the Broadway musical Natasha, Pierre, and the Great Comet of 1812, and Kris Johnson, director of Jazz Studies at the University of Utah; trumpeter, soloist, and arranger with the Count Basie Orchestra, have just released the music video and single for 'Pretty For A Dark Girl' from their upcoming album 'The Unpaved Road,' which will be out via Artist Centric Music, LLC on August 22, 2017. Fellow 'Great Comet' star Denee Benton is also featured in the video - check it out below!

VIDEO: First Look - He's Back! Tracy Morgan Returns to Netflix in New Comedy Special
by Caryn Robbins - May 9, 2017

He's back! Tracy Morgan proves a coma can't keep a good joke down in TRACY MORGAN: STAYING ALIVE. 

BWW TV: Dule Hill & Jazz at Lincoln Center All-Stars Give Preview of AFTER MIDNIGHT on Broadway!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 1, 2013

Earlier today, producers Scott Sanders and Wynton Marsalis announced the roster of musicians who will form the Jazz at Lincoln Center All-Stars and play nightly on Broadway in the new musical After Midnight. Hand-picked by Marsalis, Jazz at Lincoln Center's nine-time Grammy and Pulitzer Prize Award-winning Artistic Director, the band includes 17 of the finest soloists and ensemble players in the music world today. Directed and choreographed by Warren Carlyle, After Midnight begins preview performances at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre (256 West 47th Street) on Friday, October 18, 2013 with an official opening night set for Sunday, November 3, 2013. The All-Stars and cast member Dule Hill gave a special musical preview of the upcoming show and you can check out a sneak peek below!

VIDEO: John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John Teach GREASE 'Hand Jive' on ROVE LA
by TV News Desk - Dec 14, 2012

John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John, stars of the movie Grease, just appeared together on TV Guide's 'Rove LA' to promote their Christmas CD. Answering a studio audience member's request, the duo taught host Rove McManus and the fan how to do the 'Hand Jive'. Watch below!

VIDEO: First Look - Travolta, Newton-John's 'I Think You Might Like It' Video
by Caryn Robbins - Dec 6, 2012

John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John have just unveiled the music video for their new single 'I Think You Might Like It'. The song is featured on their new Christmas Album 'This Christmas', which features collaborations with Barbra Streisand, James Taylor and Tony Bennett. Check it out below!

VIDEO: John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John Sing 'I Think You Might Like It' from New Holiday Album
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2012

'Grease' co-stars John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John recently released their new holiday album 'This Christmas'. Click below to watch the music video for the duet 'I Think You Might Like It'!


Count Basie Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Count Basie been in?
Count Basie has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has Count Basie been in?
Count Basie has not appeared in the West End

How many shows has Count Basie written?
Count Basie has written 1 shows including Come Fly Away (Composer).