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Basie, Count

Syllabification: Ba·sie, Count
Pronunciation: /ˈbāsē
 
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Definition of Basie, Count in English:

( 1904–84), US jazz pianist, organist, and bandleader; born William Basie. In 1935 he formed the Count Basie Orchestra, which became one of the best-known and most successful bands of the swing era.

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