Basie, Count

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10" 78-rpm recording of "Moten’s Swing", a fox trot by Buster Moten and Bennie Moten, performed by Bennie Moten and his Orchestra. Members include Count Basie, piano; Oran "Hot Lips” Page, trumpet; Walter Page, bass; Eddie Durham, guitar. Matrix and catalog number: B-10259-A.

10" 78-rpm recording of "Toby", a fox trot by Buster Moten and Eddie Barefield, performed by Bennie Moten and his Orchestra. Members include Count Basie, piano; Oran "Hot Lips” Page, trumpet; Walter Page, bass; Eddie Durham, guitar. Matrix and catalog number: B-10259-B.

10" 78-rpm recording of "John's Idea", a fox trot by Count Basie, performed by Count Basie And His Orchestra. Matrix number: 1363 B; Catalog number: 62334A.

10" 78-rpm recording of "One O'Clock Jump", a fox trot by Count Basie, performed by Count Basie And His Orchestra. Matrix number: 1363 A; Catalog number: 62332A.

Photograph of Bennie Moten's Orchestra posed outside. Pictured left to right: are Jimmy Rushing, Jack Washington, Woodie Walder, Count Basie, Leroy Berry, Bus Moten, Eddie Durham, Willie McWashington, Vernon Page, Thamon Hayes, Harlan Leonard, Ed Lewis, Booker Washington, Bennie Moten.

10" 78-rpm recording of "Lafayette", an instrumental fox trot by Count Basie and Eddie Durham, performed by Oran "Hot Lips" Page And His Band.

10" 78-rpm recording of "Swinging the Blues", a fox trot by Count Basie, performed by Count Basie And His Orchestra. Matrix number: 63289A; Catalog number: 1880 B.

10" 78-rpm recording of "Boogie Woogie", a fox trot by Pinetop Smith with vocal chorus by James Rushing and performed by Count Basie's Blue Five. Matrix number: C 1659; Catalog number: 35959.

Musicians' Protective Union membership card for William "Count" Basie for the year 1933. E. M. Jefferson is listed as the union secretary.

Jackson County Court documents regarding the Decree of Incorporation of the Negro Musicians Association. Documents include the statement that the purpose is to "unite ...

Photograph of Bennie Moten’s Orchestra at Pearl Theatre in Philadelphia, PA, 1931.

Circa 1931 photograph of the Bennie Moten Orchestra posed in front of the Fairyland Park stage at the southeast corner of Prospect Avenue and 75th Street.

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