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Count Basie August 4, 1943

Main Session Personnel
trumpet
trumpet
trumpet
trumpet
trombone
trombone
trombone
trombone
soprano saxophone
alto saxophone
alto saxophone
tenor saxophone
tenor saxophone
baritone saxophone
piano
guitar
bass
drums
# Tracks Playtime Issue Variance from Main Session Personnel
1 St. Louis Blues 0:00 The Delta Rhythm Boys (vocal)
2 Knock Me A Kiss 0:00 The Delta Rhythm Boys (vocal)
3 Someone's Rocking My Dreamboat 0:00 Lawson Brothers (vocal)
Content State: draft
genre: Swing, bop
Recording Date: 
1943-08-04
Label Name: 
Universal Pictures
Leader(s): 
Count Basie
Skill/instrument: 
trumpet
Skill/instrument: 
trumpet
Skill/instrument: 
trumpet
Skill/instrument: 
trumpet
Skill/instrument: 
trombone
Skill/instrument: 
trombone
Skill/instrument: 
trombone
Skill/instrument: 
trombone
Skill/instrument: 
soprano saxophone
Skill/instrument: 
alto saxophone
Skill/instrument: 
alto saxophone
Skill/instrument: 
tenor saxophone
Skill/instrument: 
tenor saxophone
Skill/instrument: 
baritone saxophone
Skill/instrument: 
piano
Skill/instrument: 
guitar
Skill/instrument: 
bass
Skill/instrument: 
drums
Personnel: 
Harry "Sweets" Edison
Personnel: 
Buck Clayton
Personnel: 
Snooky Young
Personnel: 
Ed Lewis
Personnel: 
Dicky Wells
Personnel: 
Ed Cuffee
Personnel: 
Dan Minor
Personnel: 
Louis Taylor
Personnel: 
Tab Smith
Personnel: 
Jimmy Powell
Personnel: 
Earle Warren
Personnel: 
Don Byas
Personnel: 
Buddy Tate
Personnel: 
Jack Washington
Personnel: 
Count Basie
Personnel: 
Freddie Green
Personnel: 
Walter Page
Personnel: 
Kenny Clarke
Ensemble Size: 
big_band
Venue Type: 
film
Venue Location: 
Los Angeles, CA
Session Details: 

Hazevoet notes that this is from the Universal Pictures movie "Choo Choo Swing." Tracks 1 & 2 were released as "Band Parade" by Castle Film. The recording date is exact. The sideline photography was taken on August 5.

Sources: 
C.J. Hazevoet's Don Byas Discography 1938-1946