What are the best live albums by Count Basie?
Do the performances of his late 1930s band with Lester Young outweigh the sound quality issues or was he at his best in the 1950s and ’60s?
To help find out, I have started a readers poll and I see a vote for your favourites as a recommendation to others. Few of us have heard all the albums often enough to make a fair judgement but, like me, you’ve probably got albums that you listen to most when you’re in the mood.
What Are The The Best Live Albums By Count Basie?
What Are The Best Live Jazz Albums Of All Time?
Please vote in my poll to find the best live jazz albums. While you may not have heard all of them, I see a vote as a recommendation to other readers.
What great live jazz albums have I missed?
You may also be interested in the poll to find the best light jazz, Rat Pack crooners and easy listening live albums.
You can see the complete list of readers polls at Live Album Polls.
Live Album Polls For The Great Jazz Artists
I have polls for the following artists: – Louis Armstrong – Count Basie – John Coltrane – Miles Davis – Eric Dolphy – Duke Ellington – Dizzy Gillespie – Billie Holiday – Charles Mingus – Thelonious Monk – Charlie Parker – Lester Young –