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William Basie was born in Red Bank, New Jersey, on August 21, 1904. His parents, Harvey and Lillian (Childs) Basie, were both musicians. Basie played drums in his school band and took some piano lessons from his Count Basie.
Reproduced by permission of AP/Wide World Photos . mother. But it was in Harlem, New York City, that he learned the basics of piano, mainly from his sometime organ teacher, the great Fats Waller (1904–1943).

" The Best is Yet to Come " is a 1959 song composed by Cy Coleman , with lyrics written by Carolyn Leigh . It is generally associated with Frank Sinatra , who recorded it on his 1964 album It Might as Well Be Swing , accompanied by Count Basie , under the direction of Quincy Jones . It was the last song Sinatra sang in public, on February 25, 1995, and the words "The Best is Yet to Come" are etched on Sinatra's tombstone. Though Sinatra made it popular, the song was actually written for and introduced by Tony Bennett . [1]


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