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Basie, Count

Pronunciation: /ˈbāsē/
(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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Syllabification: Ba·sie, Count

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