Kansas City Shuffle – Bennie Moten’s Kansas City Orchestra


Kansas City Shuffle – Bennie Moten’s Kansas City Orchestra

Recorded on December 13, 1926. Bennie Moten’s Kansas City Orchestra was the most sucessful Jazz band of the Midwest. The band toured all over the country and had a top selling recording in 1927 for Victor named “South”. In 1929 Count Basie of The Blue Devils joined the band, and several other members of that band soon joined Moten’s Orchestra. Count Basie took over the band after Moten’s death in 1935.

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