Paul Quinichette

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    Basie Reunion (Bonus Track Version)

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    John's Idea (feat. Buck Clayton, Nat Pierce & Jo Jones)Paul Quinichette
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    Rock-a-Bye-Basie (feat. Shad Collins, Nat Pierce & Jo Jones) [Bonus Track]Paul Quinichette
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    Baby Don't Tell on Me (feat. Buck Clayton, Nat Pierce & Jo Jones)Paul Quinichette
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    Texas Shuffle (feat. Shad Collins, Nat Pierce & Jo Jones) [Bonus Track]Paul Quinichette
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    Roseland Shuffle (feat. Buck Clayton, Nat Pierce & Jo Jones)Paul Quinichette

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        Paul Quinichette was known throughout his career as the "Vice Prez" because he sounded so similar to Lester Young. While most of Young's other followers emulated his '30s style, Quinichette sounded like Lester Young of the then-present day (the 1950s). After getting experience with Nat Towles, Lloyd Sherock, and Ernie Fields, Quinichette was featured with Jay McShann during 1942-1944. He played on the West Coast with Johnny Otis (1945-1947), traveled to New York with Louis Jorda... Read more

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