|Product Code:||OJC 449|
|Label:||Original Jazz Classics (1990)|
Cover: NM (M-)
Record: NM (M-)
Very smart clean vinyl with a nice crisp cover still in shrink.
This is one of many small-group jam sessions organized by Norman Granz to feature pianist Count Basie. This time around the proceedings (utilizing a sextet) have plenty of solo space for trumpeter Willie Cook, altoist Eddie "Cleanhead" Vinson (who also takes a vocal) and guitairist Joe Pass. As usual, when Basie had his way, the emphasis is on the blues and the music always swings.