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Music by Benny Carter, Bill Holman, Ernie Wilkins, and Oliver Nelson all played by the incredible Count Basie Orchestra


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Amoroso - Benny Carter Blue Five Jive - Benny Carter Blues For Alfy - Bill Holman
Amoroso - Benny Carter
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Blue Five Jive - Benny Carter
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Blues For Alfy - Bill Holman
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 As recorded by Count Basie on the Roulette LP (Vogue CD) The Legend,  this is an up-tempo latin and swing chart.  As originally recorded by Count Basie on the Roulette LP (Vogue CD) "Kansas City Suite - the Music of Benny Carter",  this is a medium tempo Swing chart featuring solos for tenor saxophone, trumpet and piano.  This chart was recorded by the Count Basie Orchestra on the CD I Told You So (out-of-print).
Count Me In (Edited) - Billy Byers Count Me In (Pro) - Billy Byers Doodle Oodle - Billy Byers
Doodle Oodle - Billy Byers
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 Much like Neil Hefti's "Li'l Darlin'," this Billy Byers original exemplifies quiet, warm ensemble writing at its finest.  Much like Neil Hefti's "Li'l Darlin'," this Billy Byers original exemplifies quiet, warm ensemble writing at its finest.   In usual Basie fashion, this chart swings its tail off with incredible ensemble passages, and provides for plenty of solo space for both tenor saxophonists to dual it out.
Early Morning (African Sunrise) - Oliver Nelson Easy Money - Benny Carter Git, The - Bill Holman
Easy Money - Benny Carter
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Git, The - Bill Holman
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 As recorded on the brilliant CD Afrique, by the Count Basie Orchestra, this lovely piece features piano and/or tenor sax (or whomever) in a medium-slow, lilting 12/8 feel.  As recorded on the brilliant CD "The Legend "   by the Count Basie Orchestra, this medium  swing piece features solos for trumpet, trombone, piano and bass.  This chart was recorded by the Count Basie Orchestra on the CD "I Told You So.
Goin' On - Benny Carter Original Big Band Arrangement of I Can't Stop Loving You I Left My Heart In San Francisco - arr. Quincy Jones
Goin' On - Benny Carter
Retail Price: $55.00
Benny Carter created a wealth of marvelous, swinging big band music," and this piece is no exception to that. It's hard to believe, but this quintessential big band arrangement is finally in print!!! As recorded by the Count Basie Orchestra on their album Hits of the 50's & 60's - This Time By Basie, Quincy Jones' arrangement of "I Can't Stop Loving You" will bring your audiences to their feet.  Quincy Jones wrote some incredible arrangements on very popular tunes for the Count Basie Orchestra.
In The Wee Small Hours (Edited) - arr. Billy Byers In The Wee Small Hours (Pro) - arr. Billy Byers Jackson County Jubilee - Benny Carter
 As recorded by the Count Basie Orchestra on the album "Frankly Basie; Count Basie Plays the Hits of Frank Sinatra," this arrangement by Billy Byers is a fantastic medium-slow swing tune.  As recorded by the Count Basie Orchestra on the album "Frankly Basie; Count Basie Plays the Hits of Frank Sinatra," this arrangement by Billy Byers is a fantastic medium-slow swing tune.  As originally recorded by Count Basie on the Roulette LP (Vogue CD) "Kansas City Suite - the Music of Benny Carter,"  this is an up- tempo swing chart featuring solos for tenor saxophone, trumpet and piano.
Kansas City Suite Katy-Do - Benny Carter Legend, The - Benny Carter
Kansas City Suite
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Katy-Do - Benny Carter
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Legend, The - Benny Carter
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The Kansas City Suite, composed by Benny Carter, was recorded by the Count.  As originally recorded by Count Basie on the Roulette LP (Vogue CD) "Kansas City Suite - the Music of Benny Carter",  this is a slow Swing," not unlike "Li'l Darlin' " in effect.  As recorded by Count Basie on the Roulette LP (Vogue CD) "The Legend," Benny Carter has created a marvelous, quiet, smoky sounding tune .
Meetin' Time - Benny Carter Miss Missouri - Benny Carter Moten Swing - arr. Ernie Wilkins
Meetin' Time - Benny Carter
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Miss Missouri - Benny Carter
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 As originally recorded by Count Basie on the Roulette LP (Vogue CD) "Kansas City Suite - the Music of Benny Carter,"  this is a medium slow Swing with more than a tinge of Gospel flavor.  As originally recorded by Count Basie on the Roulette LP (Vogue CD) "Kansas City Suite  - the Music of Benny Carter,"  this is a medium Shuffle which features solos for piano, tenor saxophone and trombone.  There have been a lot of published charts on this tune, but this is the original version as played by and recorded by the Count Basie Orchestra.
Nice 'n' Easy - arr. Quincy Jones Paseo Promenade - Benny Carter Plain Brown Wrapper - Bill Holman
 As recorded by the Count Basie Orchestra on their album "This Time By Basie," Quincy Jones has arranged another laid-back, swinging masterpiece.  As originally recorded by Count Basie on the Roulette LP (Vogue CD) "Kansas City Suite  - the Music of Benny Carter,"  this is a medium-up Swing chart that everyone will love to play.  This chart was recorded by the Count Basie Orchestra on the CD "I Told You So.
Rompin' at the Reno - Benny Carter Second Time Around, The (Edited) - arr. Billy Byers Second Time Around, The (Pro) - arr. Billy Byers
 As originally recorded by Count Basie on the Roulette LP (Vogue CD) "Kansas City Suite - the Music of Benny Carter",  this is a fast Swinger that will be a lot of fun for your band.  As recorded by the Count Basie Orchestra on the album "Frankly Basie; Count Basie Plays the Hits of Frank Sinatra," this is a classic arrangement by Billy Byers.  As recorded by the Count Basie Orchestra on the album "Frankly Basie; Count Basie Plays the Hits of Frank Sinatra," this is a classic arrangement by Billy Byers.
Sunset Glow - Benny Carter Swee' Pea - Bill Holman Swizzle, The - Benny Carter
Sunset Glow - Benny Carter
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Swee' Pea - Bill Holman
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Swizzle, The - Benny Carter
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 As originally recorded by Count Basie on the Roulette LP (Vogue CD) "Kansas City Suite - the Music of Benny Carter",  this is a beautiful ballad, written to feature trombone throughout.  This chart was recorded by the Count Basie Orchestra on the CD "I Told You So. Sierra Music is pleased to announce the addition of another great Benny Carter composition recorded by the Count Basie Orchestra on their incredible album The Legend! "The Swizzle" is an uptempo, fast-swing tune that starts with a bang and swings hard all the way to the end.
Ticker - Bill Holman Told You So - Bill Holman Told You So - Bill Holman
Ticker - Bill Holman
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Told You So - Bill Holman
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Told You So - Bill Holman
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 This chart was recorded by the Count Basie Orchestra on the CD "I Told You So.  This chart was recorded by the Count Basie Orchestra on the CD "I Told You So.  Great charts often require editing to maintain their freshness and relevance. We put this classic chart into Finale, reduced it to 8 brass, and are now providing a full score. This wonderful piece is on the Count Basie Orchestra CD "I Told You So."
Too Close for Comfort - arr. Bill Holman Tree Frog - Bill Holman Trot, The - Benny Carter
Tree Frog - Bill Holman
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Trot, The - Benny Carter
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 Count Basie recorded this on the wonderful CD "I Told You So.  This chart was recorded by the Count Basie Orchestra on the CD "I Told You So. Anyone familiar with Benny Carter's music knows what to expect .
Vine Street Rumble - Benny Carter Walk, Don't Run - arr. Quincy Jones Who's Blue - Benny Carter
Who's Blue - Benny Carter
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 As originally recorded by Count Basie on the Roulette LP (Vogue CD) "Kansas City Suite - the Music of Benny Carter,"  this is a medium-up Shuffle feel, with solos for tenor saxophone and piano. If you want a chart that swings, this is it! This incredible arrangement by Quincy Jones of "Walk, Don't Run" was recorded by the great Count Basie Orchestra on their album Hits of the 50's & 60's - This Time By Basie.  One of the great Basie recording was "The Legend", of which all the pieces were Benny Carter originals.
Wiggle Walk, The - Benny Carter
 As originally recorded by Count Basie on the Roulette LP (Vogue CD) "Kansas City Suite - the Music of Benny Carter,"  this is a medium tempoed Swing chart featuring solos for tenor saxophone, trumpet, trombone and piano.