‘Count Basie Swings, Joe Williams Sings’ is an album by Joe Williams with the Count Basie Orchestra recorded on July 26, 1955 and Jun 27, 1956 and released the same year by Verve.
Track Listing : 1.Every Day I Have The Blues (Memphis Slim) – 05:29 . 2.The Come Back (Charles Frazier) – 05:28 . 3.Alright, Okay, You Win (Mayme Watts, Sidney Wyche) – 03:05 . 4.In The Evening (When The Sun Goes Down) (Leroy Carr, Don Raye) – 03:38 . 5.Roll ‘Em Pete (Pete Johnson, Big Joe Turner) – 03:12 . 6.Teach Me Tonight (Sammy Cahn, Gene Depaul) – 03:04 . 7.My Baby Upsets Me (Joe Williams) – 02:58 . 8.Please Send Me Someone To Love (Percy Mayfield) – 03:33 . 9.Ev’Ry Day (Sammy Fain, Irving Kahal) – 03:48 . 10.As Long As I Love You (Bernie Moten, Henri Woode) – 03:06 . 11.Stop! Don’T! (George Ronald Brown) – 02:36 . 12.Too Close For Comfort (Jerry Bock, Larry Holofcener, George David Weiss) – 02:53
Musicians : Joe Williams – Vocals . Count Basie – Piano . Henry Coker – Trombone . Benny Powell – Trombone . Bill Hughes – Trombone . Wendell Culley -Trumpet . Reunald Jones -Trumpet . Thad Jones – Cornet . Joe Newman – Trumpet . Frank Foster – Tenor Saxophone . Charlie Fowlkes – Baritone Saxophone . Bill Graham – Alto Saxophone . Marshal Royal – Clarinet, Alto Saxophone . Frank Wess – Flute, Tenor Saxophone . Freddie Green – Guitar . Eddie Jones – Double Bass . Sonny Payne – Drums
Production : Produced By Norman Granz . Edgar Sampson, Ernie Wilkins
Arrangements : Edgar Sampson, Ernie Wilkins
Recorded On July 26, 1955 And Jun 27, 1956 At A Studio In Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, Usa.
Released In 1956 By Verve.