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Basie, Count

Pronunciation: /ˈbeɪsi/
(1904–84), American jazz pianist, organist, and bandleader; born William Basie. In 1935 he formed a big band, known as the Count Basie Orchestra, which became one of the most successful bands of the swing era.

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