Afro History Today 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. written by Marc Alexander April 26, 2020 This is a screen capture of Count Basie at the piano from the movie “Rhythm and Blues Revue”. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) 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) View image | gettyimages.com Today 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. was last modified: March 27th, 2020 by Marc Alexander 0 comment 0 Facebook Twitter Google + Pinterest Marc Alexander previous post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! Actor, Giancarlo Esposito ! Singer, Tionne “T-Boz” Watkins ! Singer, Avant ! Jamaican Sprinter, Novlene Williams-Mills ! next post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! Activist, Coretta Scott King ! Playwright, August Wilson ! Singer, Cuba Gooding Sr. ! You may also like Paper Lovee Releases Debut Mixtape, 'Waiting to... July 18, 2018 Affleck can’t believe Pats deficit vs. Bills October 3, 2016 Can NBA summer league predict surprise stars... July 17, 2018 Reflecting on the day Bill Belichick said,... April 10, 2018 2nd American service member killed in Afghanistan... July 12, 2018 New Music: Azealia Banks – 'Treasure Island' July 6, 2018 Pelicans preparing to make key decisions that... April 14, 2017 Cool Company release new single "Shadow" (feat.... May 8, 2018 New Music: Omar Wilson – She Got... June 23, 2018 NYPD Explorer Program Enrollment Soars In Wake... July 26, 2018 Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.