Definition of Basie, Count in English:

Share this entry

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.
Share this entry
 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.