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EU-only five CD set. This superb collection compiles all existing live recordings made by the Atomic Band at the Crescendo Club, in Hollywood, in the summer of 1958, for the first time ever on a single edition. The sound quality is excellent throughout the set. Count Basie''s career was revived in late 1957 thanks to the success of the Neal Hefti-arranged LP Atomic Basie, which became one of his biggest hits. The orchestra was filled with stars, and Joe Williams'' vocals were heard to great effect supported by Hefti''s excellent scores and the superb quality of the band. This long unavailable material includes amazing extended live versions of many of the perennial Hefti arrangements, plus a variety of songs that formed part of the orchestra''s repertoire at the time, and Sammy Davis Jr. As a guest star singing with the band on Ray Charles'' "Hallelujah, I Love Her So". As a bonus, we have added the soundtrack from a complete 17-minute TV show featuring the same band shortly before it started the Crescendo engagement. Our comprehensive booklet contains detailed information, as well as a rare Count Basie interview published in Down Beat during the band''s stay at the Crescendo.

Track Listings

Disc: 1

1 Moten Swing
2 Cute
3 Sweetie Cakes
4 Indian Summer
5 Jumpin'' at the Woodside
6 Plymouth Rock
7 Flight of the Foo Birds
8 Li''l Darling
9 Low Life
10 Whirly-Bird
11 Swingin'' the Blues
12 Blue on Blue
13 No Moon at All
14 Well, All Right, Okay, You Win
15 Fancy Meeting You
16 Slats
17 H.R.H. (Her Royal Highness)
18 Duet
19 Teddy the Toad

Disc: 2

1 Smack Dab in the Middle
2 Pensive Miss
3 One O''Clock Jump
4 Counting the Blues
5 Lullaby of Birdland
6 I''ve Got a Girl
7 You''re a Memory
8 Scoot
9 Who, Me?
10 The Kid from Red Bank
11 Late Date
12 Stop, Pretty Baby
13 Gee, Baby Ain''t I Good to You
14 Shiny Stockings
15 April in Paris
16 Blues in Frankie''s Flat
17 In a Mellow Tone
18 Two Time Lover
19 Fantail
20 Hallelujah, I Love Her So
21 Corner Pocket
22 My Baby Upsets Me
23 Cherry Point
24 Every Day
25 How High the Moon
26 Five O''Clock in the Morning
27 Blue on Blue
28 The Comeback
29 Whirly-Bird
30 Thou Swell
31 Teach Me Tonight
32 Moten Swing
33 Pigalle Love
34 One O''Clock Jump
35 G''wan Away
36 Yogi (Aka Yohl)
37 Bag-A-Bones
38 One O''Clock Jump
39 Spring Is Here
40 Baby, Baby All the Time

Disc: 3

1 Little Pony
2 Ol'' Man River
3 The Midgets
4 Whirly-Bird
5 Basie-Boogie
6 The Deacon
7 Cute
8 Ol'' Man River
9 The Kid from Red Bank
10 Spring Is Here
11 Why Not?

Disc: 4

1 Corner Pocket
2 Little Pony
3 Blee Blop Blues
4 Bubbles
5 How High the Moon
6 You''re Not the Kind

Disc: 5

1 Teddy the Toad
2 Jumpin'' at the Woodside
3 Blues Backstage
4 Peace Pipe
5 Plymouth Rock
6 Shiny Stockings
7 H.R.H. (Her Royal Highness)
8 Bag-A-Bones
9 In a Mellow Tone
10 Whirly-Bird
11 Cute
12 Thou Swell
13 Five O''Clock in the Morning
14 Blee Blop Blues
15 One O''Clock Jump

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