Then As Now, Count's The King (2011)

Filmmaker Gary Keys' heartfelt tribute to Count Basie and his Orchestra.

Jazz great William "Count" Basie comes back to life in this rich documentary, which traces the history of the pianist, composer, and bandleader over several decades. Filmmaker Gary Keys juxtaposes a roundtable discussion among old cats from the Count Basie Orchestra with recorded performances, including a cameo appearance in "Blazing Saddles.

Release Date: 2011
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