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Space Cowboys Soundtrack
(2000)
The Holiday Soundtrack
(2006)
Café Society Soundtrack
(2016)
Mighty Aphrodite Soundtrack
(1995)

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 2017 Marshall (performer: "How Long Blues" - as Count Basie & His Orchestra)
 2016 Café Society (performer: "Taxi War Dance")
 2015/I Joy (performer: "The Good Life")
 2015 Fargo (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Fear and Trembling (2015) ... (performer: "Topsy" - uncredited)
 2014/I Before We Go (performer: "Dark Morning" - as Count Basie Orchestra)
 2005-2012 Independent Lens (TV Series documentary) (performer - 2 episodes)
- Daisy Bates: First Lady of Little Rock (2012) ... (performer: "Basie Boogie")
- Keeping Time: The Life, Music & Photographs of Milt Hinton (2005) ... (performer: "Dicky's Dream")
 2011 Bringing Up Bobby (performer: "Sugar Hill Shuffle" - as The Count Basie Orchestra)
 2011 L.A. Noire (Video Game) (performer: "One O'Clock Jump" - as Count Basie & His Orchestra)
 2009 Hugh Hefner: Playboy, Activist and Rebel (Documentary) (performer: "Blee Blop Blues")
 2005-2009 Cold Case (TV Series) (performer - 3 episodes)
- Libertyville (2009) ... (performer: "Are You Having Any Fun?" - uncredited)
- World's End (2007) ... (performer: "Jumpin' at the Woodside" - uncredited)
- Colors (2005) ... (performer: "One O'Clock Jump")
 2008 Nights in Rodanthe (performer: "Jive At Five")
 2007 The War (TV Mini-Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Ghost Front: December 1944 - March 1945 (2007) ... (performer: "Taxi War Dance")
 2007 American Masters (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode)
- Tony Bennett: The Music Never Ends (2007) ... (performer: "Old Devil Moon")
 2006 The Holiday (performer: "Flight of the Foo Birds" (1957) - as Count Basie & His Orchestra)
 2003 Bad Eggs (performer: "Where or When")
 2003 Down with Love (performer: "Fly Me to the Moon (In Other Words)")
 2002 Livshunger (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.5 (2002) ... (performer: "FLY ME TO THE MOON" ("In Other Words"), "TICKLE-TOE" - as Count Basie & his orchestra)
 2002 Frida (performer: "Jumping at the Woodside")
 2000 Obra maestra (performer: "Life Is a Song")
 2000 Space Cowboys (performer: "Fly Me to the Moon (In Other Words)" - as Count Basie And His Orchestra)
 2000 Joe Gould's Secret (performer: "Am I Asking Too Much" - as Count Basie & His Orchestra)
 1999 Neighborhoods: The Hidden Cities of San Francisco - The Fillmore (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "LET'S JUMP" - as Count Basie and his Orchestra)
 1999 The Corruptor (performer: "The Best Is Yet to Come" - as (Count Basie & His Orchestra)
 1996 Mulholland Falls (performer: "Who Me?" - as Count Basie and his orchestra)
 1995 The Grass Harp (performer: "ONE O'CLOCK JUMP" - as Count Basie and his Orchestra)
 1995 Mighty Aphrodite (performer: "Li'l Darlin'" (1957) - as "The Count Basie Orchestra")
 1994 Baseball (TV Mini-Series documentary) (performer - 5 episodes)
- A Whole New Ballgame (1994) ... (performer: "Pound Cake")
- The Capital of Baseball (1994) ... (performer: "Did You See Jackie Robinson Hit That Ball" - as Count Basie & his Orchestra) / (performer: "Rockabye Basie")
- The National Pastime (1994) ... (performer: "Rockabye Basie", "Ingin' the Ooh", "Did You See Jackie Robinson Hit That Ball")
- Shadow Ball (1994) ... (performer: "Taxi War Dance", "Lester Leaps In", "Tickle Toe", "Easy Does It", "Lady Be Good", "Pound Cake", "Song of the Islands")
 1993 Bluesland: A Portrait in American Music (Documentary) (performer: "One O'Clock Jump", "Take Me Back Baby")
 1992 Zebrahead (performer: "Jump for Me")
 1991 Once Around (performer: "Fly Me to the Moon")
 1988 Torch Song Trilogy (performer: "'S Wonderful")
 1986 Hannah and Her Sisters (performer: "Back to the Apple", "The Trot" - as Count Basie & His Orchestra)
 1981 The Man and His Music (TV Movie) (performer: "Pennies from Heaven", "The Best Is Yet to Come" - uncredited)
 1980 Stardust Memories (performer: "Tickletoe" (1940))
 1980 Amorevolmente (performer: "OH, LADY BE GOOD!" - as Count Basie and his Orchestra)
 1974 Blazing Saddles (performer: "April in Paris" - uncredited)
 1960 Startime (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Swingin' Years (1960) ... (performer: "One O'Clock Jump" - uncredited)
 1956 The Steve Allen Plymouth Show (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Buddy Hackett/Count Basie/The Four Lads (1956) ... (performer: "April in Paris")
 1955 Rhythm and Blues Revue (Documentary) (performer: "He Plays Bass In The Basie Band", "One O'Clock Jump" - as Count Basie and his orchestra)
 1955 Show Time at the Apollo (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Stars Over Harlem ... (performer: "Basie's Conversation", "One O'Clock Jump")
 1943 Crazy House (performer: "Tropicana" - uncredited)
 1943 Top Man (performer: "Wrap Your Troubles in Dreams (and Dream Your Troubles Away)", "Basie Boogie" - uncredited)
 1943 Stage Door Canteen (performer: "Quick Sands" (1943))
 1943 Reveille with Beverly (performer: "One O'Clock Jump")
 1941 Take Me Back, Baby (Short) (performer: "Take Me Back, Baby")
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Other Works:

Album: "The Essential Count Basie--Vol. 2" (Columbia). See more »

Alternate Names:

The Count Basie Orchestra | Count Basie Orchestra
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Trivia:

Members have included Count Basie, Lester Young (tenor sax / clarinet), Harry Edison (trumpet), Sylvia Syms (vocalist), Hot Lips Page (bass), Freddie Green (guitar), Jo Jones (drums), Buck Clayton (trumpet), Shad Collins (trumpet), Benny Morton (trombone), Dickie Wells (trombone), Dan Minor (trombone), Earle Warren (alto sax), Jack Washington (alto sax / baritone), Jimmy Rushing (vocalist), Helen... See more »

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