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Count Basie Quotes

Count Basie Quotes & Quotations
Name:
Count Basie
Type:
Musician
Nationality:
American
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Birth year:

  • 1
    All I wanted was to be big, to be in show business and to travel... and that's what I've been doing all my life. Count_BasieCount Basie
  • 2
    I decided that I would be one of the biggest new names; and I actually had some little fancy business cards printed up to announce it, 'Count Basie. Beware, the Count is Here.' Count_BasieCount Basie
  • 3
    I, of course, wanted to play real jazz. When we played pop tunes, and naturally we had to, I wanted those pops to kick! Not loud and fast, understand, but smoothly and with a definite punch. Count_BasieCount Basie
  • 4
    I'm saying: to be continued, until we meet again. Meanwhile, keep on listening and tapping your feet. Count_BasieCount Basie
  • 5
    If you play a tune and a person don't tap their feet, don't play the tune. Count_BasieCount Basie
  • 6
    Of course, there are a lot of ways you can treat the blues, but it will still be the blues. Count_BasieCount Basie
  • 7
    Well, if you find a note tonight that sounds good, play the same damn note every night! Count_BasieCount Basie