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Welcome to the Jazz Quiz
for October

Clued Up To Basie

This month we challenge you to work out clues to 15 tracks recorded by Count Basie.

See how many you can identify.


Count Basie


Give yourself an extra point if you are able to solve this anagram of another Basie tune written by Freddie Green and recorded as Until I Met You by The Manhattan Transfer.



A link to the answers is at the bottom of the page - don't forget to check your score.



Can you work out tracks recorded by Count Basie from these clues?


1. Strange birds overhead


2. Leap at 13.00 hours


3. Child from a colouful money house


4. Edward with dry, leathery skin, short legs, and large bumps.


5. Pirates' walk betwee S and Y


6. Small sweetheart


7. Helicopter


8. Attractive in a pretty or endearing way.


9. Hard stick-shaped boiled sugar confectionery from a Devon maritime city.


10. Evening classes


11. I wear when I'm with you 'cause you told me that you dig that crazy hue ...


12. Native American of Iroquoian lineage


13. Feather to the foot


14. Each must sit on its own bottom.


15. Spring in France





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