|Date||Tuesday, January 27th, 2004|
|Event Name||Straight Ahead: Count Basie|
|Venue||Stanley H. Kaplan Penthouse|
|Address||165 W. 65th Street|
|Location||New York, NY, United States|
Count Basie had a truly original approach both as a pianist and bandleader. A musical minimalist, he could say more by playing less. In memory of his 100th birthday, Wynton Marsalis introduces a discussion about Basie’s influence on American swing, featuring former Basie bandmate Frank Foster.
- Frank Foster – tenor sax, soprano sax, flute