Cocktail Piano Tips: Count Basie Ending

Simple, Crisp, Delightful

This classic Count Basie ending should be in every pianist’s toolbox. Learn this one in a variety of keys so you’ll be ready to pull it from under your sleeve whenever the situation calls for it.

Throughout the years, there have actually been a variety of ways people have modified this one. Let’s face it… creativity is a good thing. Basie liked to keep things simple.

“Sometimes, the simple things are more fun and meaningful than all the banquets in the world …”
― E.A. Bucchianeri, Brushstrokes of a Gadfly

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