Count Basie and his Orchestra perform in New York City during a 46th birthday tribute for Paul Robeson in New York City
New York City Date:1944, April 16 Duration:2 min 10 sec Sound:Yes
Count Basie and his orchestra members participate in a celebration of Paul Robeson’s 46th birthday and on the anniversary of the Council on African Affairs. The event is held at the 17th Regiment Armory, at 34th Street and Park Avenue in Manhattan. Basie plays and leads his orchestra from the piano.The audience fills the hall to capacity.
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