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Kansas City Suite

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Released  1960
Release date  1960
Label  Jazz Classics
Length  35:31
Producer  Teddy Reig
Genre  Jazz
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Recorded  September 6, 1960 Los Angeles, CA
Kansas City Suite (1960)  Count Basie/Sarah Vaughan (1961)
Artists  Count Basie, Count Basie Orchestra
Similar  Count Basie albums, Jazz albums

Kansas City Suite (subtitled The Music of Benny Carter) is an album released by pianist, composer and bandleader Count Basie featuring tracks recorded in 1960 and originally released on the Roulette label.

Contents

Reception

AllMusic awarded the album 4½ stars and its review by Scott Yanow states, "The band swings throughout as usual, with concise solos adding color to this memorable modern session".

Track listing

All compositions by Benny Carter

  1. "Vine Street Rumble" - 3:33
  2. "Katy-Do" - 4:19
  3. "Miss Missouri" - 5:10
  4. "Jackson County Jubilee" - 2:30
  5. "Sunset Glow" - 2:27
  6. "The Wiggle Walk" - 3:53
  7. "Meetin' Time" - 3:23
  8. "Paseo Promenade" - 3:23
  9. "Blue Five Jive" - 3:56
  10. "Rompin' at the Reno" - 2:14

Personnel

  • Count Basie - piano
  • Sonny Cohn, Thad Jones, Joe Newman, Snooky Young - trumpet
  • Henry Coker, Al Grey, Benny Powell - trombone
  • Marshal Royal - alto saxophone, clarinet
  • Frank Wess - alto saxophone, tenor saxophone, flute
  • Frank Foster, Billy Mitchell - tenor saxophone
  • Charlie Fowlkes - baritone saxophone
  • Freddie Green - guitar
  • Eddie Jones - bass
  • Sonny Payne - drums
  • Benny Carter - arranger
  • Songs

    1Vine Street Rumble3:42
    2Katy-Do4:23
    3Miss Missouri5:20

    References

    Kansas City Suite Wikipedia


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