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As recorded by the Count Basie Orchestra, there are incredible arrangements from Billy Byers, Oliver Nelson, and Ernie Wilkins.
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Dolphin, The - arr. Bill Holman Kilimanjaro - Oliver Nelson Moten Swing - arr. Ernie Wilkins
Kilimanjaro - Oliver Nelson
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 Arranged by Bill Holman and originally recorded by the Woody Herman Orchestra, featuring Stan Getz, on their album Live at the Concord Jazz Festival, "The Dolphin (El Delfrin)" is written in a beautiful Bossa Nova setting and features tenor saxophone throughout.   Originally recorded by the Count Basie Orchestra on their album Afrique, “Kilimanjaro” is a mesmerizing, easy-feeling Latin composition which pulses along by the constant tumbao bass groove and infectious percussion.  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.
Saturday Night is the Loneliest Night of the Week - arr. Billy Byers South of the Border (Down Mexico Way) - arr. Billy Byers
   Set as a medium swing in the inimitable style of the Basie band, this arrangement features the flute (doubled by the tenor saxophone) and trumpets on the catchy melody.    Originally recorded on the album Frankly Basie, “South of the Border” has it all – Basie piano solos (written out), roaring ensemble passages, a swinging saxophone soli, and some compelling key changes.