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As we all know there are no live gigs taking place in the immediate future. However, any links to jazz streaming that are deemed suitable - i.e. with a professional approach - will be considered for posting.

Saturday, June 11, 2011

Count Basie on Jazz 625 - does anyone have a recording?

Jazz 625 - that groundbreaking BBC jazz series produced some remarkable tv jazz in the 1960s. None more so than the broadcast by the Count Basie Orchestra in 1965 and re-broadcast as recently as 2008. One of our site visitors is keen to obtain a video of the same - can anyone help?
Lance.

2 comments :

Jon said...

I have a 'Show of the Week' programme broadcast on BBC4 in 2008 which is from 1965. Could this be the one?

Jon

Lance said...

I would guess so. Email me and I'll put you in contact.

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