Afro History Today in Afro History ! Count Basie records “One O’Clock Jump” in 1942 ! written by Marc Alexander January 21, 2020 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: January 1st, 2020 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 Senior Citizens In Chinatown Unsure Of Housing... July 20, 2018 How Brandy's 'Never Say Never' Solidified Her... June 9, 2018 Q&A: Desert rock band the Buzzards of... July 5, 2018 Here's The Oran “Juice” Jones Video That... May 7, 2018 Charlotte's Hottest New R&B Singer Makes Her... July 11, 2018 Giants, Manning memorabilia fraud case settled May 15, 2018 These LSD-Inspired Paintings Are Wild, Man May 4, 2018 DeMar DeRozan: ‘I gave everything I had... July 25, 2018 Ness Nite Is Redefining What It Means... June 14, 2018 Cardi B Becomes First Female Rapper With... July 2, 2018 Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.