Afro History Today in Afro History ! Count Basie records “One O’Clock Jump” in 1942 ! written by Marc Alexander January 21, 2019 Portrait of Count Basie, Aquarium, New York, N.Y. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Cropped screenshot of Count Basie and his band with featured vocalist Ethel Waters from the film Stage Door Canteen. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) This is a screen capture of Count Basie at the piano from the movie “Rhythm and Blues Revue”. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) “CountBasieStageDoorCanteen1” by Film screenshot – Stage Door Canteen film. Related PostsToday in Afro History ! Jazz Pianist and Band Leader, Count Basie, passes away in 1984. South Africa held its first all races election after the ending of apartheid in 1994.Today in Afro History ! Lena Horne records her classic hit “Stormy Weather” in 1941 !Today in Afro History ! Blues singer, Bessie Smith dies in car accident in 1937.Today in Afro History ! Singer, Nat King Cole passes away in 1965.Today in Afro History ! Jazz Legend Miles Davis passes away in 1991. The Opelousas Massacre of 1868.Today in Afro History ! Jazz Pianist/Composer, Billy Taylor passes away in 2010. Today in Afro History ! Count Basie records “One O’Clock Jump” in 1942 ! was last modified: December 31st, 2018 by Marc Alexander 0 comment 0 Facebook Twitter Google + Pinterest Marc Alexander previous post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! DJ Jam Master Jay ! NBA player, Hakeem Olajuwon ! Singer, Billy Ocean ! next post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! Singer, Sam Cooke ! NFL player, Ray Rice ! NBA player, Greg Oden ! DJ Jazzy Jeff ! You may also like Vinyl for Sale! Beatles, KISS, Pink Floyd February 22, 2018 The Temptations' Otis Williams on New Covers... May 3, 2018 A call for justice August 8, 2015 Wade: ‘No breaking news’ yet on my... April 25, 2018 Asylum-Seeking Mother Reunited With Daughter At LAX July 2, 2018 Gov. Cuomo aide remains critical after being... September 8, 2015 Lawyer: Bennett would plead not guilty at... March 30, 2018 Source: GM assigned to new role with... January 2, 2018 Thunder place Adams in concussion protocol December 16, 2017 Seahawks to re-sign Lane to multiyear contract March 10, 2016 Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.