Sunday, January 04, 2009
I know I'm doing practically nothing but video - still, I had to put this one up. The incomparable Teddy Wilson & the Dutch Swing College, 1976, doing the Gershwins' Lady Be Good. Check YouTube for more on Teddy & Teddy/DSC; they have lots of wonderful stuff there.
One more: My favorite Swing/Big Band, that of Count Basie, doing Corner Pocket, a real favorite number of mine (1962):
How could anyone not love that?
UPDATE: Another reason to love Basie: