How to use Basie in a sentence
I tried to proselytize for Count Basie every day of my life back then and lost.Phil Schaap, jazz scholar, historian and broadcaster, dies at 70 | Tim Page | September 8, 2021 | Washington Post
He loved the swing music played by big bands, and his heroes included Benny Goodman, Count Basie, and Earl Hines.Jazz (The Music of Coffee and Donuts) Has Respect, But It Needs Love | Ted Gioia | June 15, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Musicians such as Charlie Parker, Count Basie, and Lester Young exuded the aura of outsider-as-insider.Defining American Cool From Walt Whitman to Tina Fey and Johnny Depp | Jason Berry | March 25, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
You had Sinatra; you had Ella Fitzgerald and Billie Holliday; you had Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Dizzie Gillespie, Miles Davis.
British Dictionary definitions for Basie
William, known as Count Basie . 1904–84, US jazz pianist, bandleader, and composer: associated particularly with the polished phrasing and style of big-band jazz
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